Top 10 Richest Best Gospel Musicians In Nigeria
Most often it seems as if gospel musicians in Nigeria
are not rich and famous,but that is far from
the truth,there are a couple of Nigerian gospel musicians that are smiling to the bank on a regular basis.
These musicians make their money mostly from crusades and church events where their services will be needed.
They also generate revenue from record sales.
In this post we will list some of the top 10 richest gospel musician in Nigeria.
Another fact to consider is that some of the gospel artist in Nigeria are not so popular,for example a yoruba gospel artist might be famous in the south south region of Nigeria but not in other regions,that same scenario is applicable to an Igbo gospel musician that is only well known in the eastern part of Nigeria.
However this post contain a full list of the top 10 best richest gospel musicians both male and female singers that are famous and well known in Nigeria and Africa.
Top 10 Richest Best Gospel Musicians In Nigeria
1. Frank Edwards
Frank Ugochukwu Edward better known by his stage name Frank Edwards is one of the best gospel musician in Nigeria,he announced his presence with the release of hit tracks named "Oghene Doh '' ''Mma Mma'' and ''Chukwu Ebuka''.In 2017,he released an album titled "Angels On The Runway".
Frank is a protege of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, founder of Christ Embassy church where he received support and encouragement when he was starting his singer career.
He is also among the few gospel artist that has collaborated with an international gospel artist,he reportedly collaborated with legendary American gospel singer Don Moen.
2. Sammie Okposo
Sammie has been in the Nigerian gospel music industry since 1995,he was born in Delta state,apart from being a gospel artist he is also a music producer.
With over 20 years experience he is definitely a popular figure in gospel music in Nigeria.
He has also recorded a couple of hit songs that are popular in Nigeria and Africa.
She is definitely the one of the most popular gospel musician in Nigeria,her songs are popular in Nigeria and Africa.
Her gospel music roots trace back to Christ Embassy just like Frank Edwards.
Sinach is definitely one of the best richest gospel singer in Nigeria,with over 150 songs to her credit,some of her tracks include "Awesome God","Born To Win","More Of You","Glory To Your Name" Etc.
4. Steve Crown
Steve Crown impressed gospel music lovers in Nigeria with the release of some wonderful praise songs such as ''We Wait On You'', "You Are Great" and "Awesome God" in 2016.
---He is relatively new in the industry but seems to be a really talented singer,this has made him popular,his songs are sung in different churches across Nigeria and Africa.
He was born in Abuja Nigeria.
5. Njideka Okeke & Prince Gozie Okeke
Njideka Okeke broke into the Nigerian music scene with the release of her hit track titled "Akanchawa".
Njideka & Prince Gozie Okeke are one of the popular gospel musicians in Nigeria today,especially in the south east part of Nigeria,they have performed in different venues across Nigeria with Njideka Okeke also venturing into Nollywood as she has starred in a couple of Nollywood movies.
The duo are among the richest and best gospel artist in Nigeria.
Buchi is one of the most popular gospel musician in Nigeria,after he impressed gospel lovers in Nigeria with a reggae-like album in 1999 which was absolutely top notch.
Just like Sinach and Frank Edwards that got their start in Christ Embassy,Buchi repented In 1992 at the Christ Embassy Church,he released his first album in 1999 named 'These Days',he also released another album in 2002 and 2005.
He has also performed in a lot of concerts including Reinhard Bonnke’s crusades.
He is one of the most popular gospel musician in Nigeria.
7. Chioma Jesus
Amaka Okwuoha popularly known by her stage name 'Chioma Jesus' is one of the popular gospel musician in Nigeria.
The Imo State born singer is also known for using the Igbo language to sing and write her songs.She was once a trader,according to sources she started her singing career at the Scripture Union fellowship over 20 years ago.
Chioma Jesus is one of the most sought after gospel musician in Nigeria as she performs in different gospel events in Nigeria and other parts of the world.
She was born in Lagos and ranked among the best and richest gospel singer in Nigeria.
8. Chinyere Udoma
Chinyere Udoma is one of the popular singers in Nigeria,from the southeastern Nigeria.
She is a popular face at different events,concerts,church programs and shows especially in the southeastern part of the country,and we all know that these concerts and church shows are a major source of income for gospel musicians.
Chinyere was born in Ibadan,her breakthrough came after she released a song titled ''Agu Neche Mba'',she is among the richest gospel musician in Nigeria,she is also very popular and has many fans in the south eastern part of Nigeria.
Emmanuel Benjamin popularly known as Eben is one of the most popular gospel artist in Nigeria, he also owns a gospel label named 'Hammer House of Rock'.
His hit track is titled ''Imarama'',he also has other tracks like 'Victory', 'Without Borders' 'Alpha and Omega Etc. He is also a protege of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of Christ Embassy.
10. Lara George
Lara George was born in Lagos State,her music career began at the University of Lagos where she was part of the campus fellowship choir.
In 2008 she released her debut album titled ''Forever In My Heart'' which announced her presence in the Nigerian gospel industry and won her several awards and nominations.
Her first single ''Ijoba Orun'' was a hit,she is one of the best Yoruba gospel artiste in Nigeria today.
She is ranked among the top 10 best richest Nigerian gospel musician in Nigeria this year.