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Nigerian Gospel Music 2021 Top 10 Releases

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Hello SelahAfrikans! Welcome to that time of the year again where we take a look at the songs that have shaped the year in the Gospel music scene. Below are 10 songs that stood out for us this year, hope you can relate!

See Top 10 Countdown below…

1. Sinach | There’s An Overflow 

Veteran Nigerian gospel artiste takes her place following her sensational year which includes being the first African gospel music artist to win the Song of the Year at Broadcast Music, Inc., (BMI) Christian awards 2021 amongst other notable achievements.

Released off her “Greatest Lord” album, “There Is An Overflow” is a powerful single that definitely made a huge statement both in the Country and internationally.

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There’s An Overflow

2. Nathaniel Bassey | Hallelujah Challenge Praise Medley

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Garnering over 15m views on youtube few months after its release, “Hallelujah Challenge Praise Medley” by Nathaniel Bassey claims the number 3 spot on the gospel music 2021 chart.

The powerful praise single makes its way to this year’s top 10 following the incredible success of the visual in July which garnered over 15M views on Youtube and even went on to become a trending topic on Twitter.

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3. Sammie Okposo | My Miracle

My Miracle, Sammie Okposo

Award winning international Gospel music minister Sammie Okposo, following his wonderful year claims the number 3 spot on the gospel music countdown with his evergreen worship single tagged “My Miracle”.

The song came just after Sammie Okposo rounded off the 2nd leg of his USA tour in November.

The iconic Gospel music minister is also billed to feature alongside other international Gospel music acts at the 2022 SOAR Awards at Rockford, Illinois, USA.

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4. Ascend | Dunsin Oyekan

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“Ascend” was the first single that dropped, following the release of Dunsin Oyekan’s album “The Gospel of the Kingdom.” It followed the release of series of tracks off the album. It was a very timely release as the message followed the move of the Spirit at the said time. It was also before the revival-type program – The Outpouring.

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5. Mike Abdul | Baba Ese 

Fresh New Music Video By Mike Abdul Titled BABA ESE

Released at the wake of the new year, “Baba Ese” by Urban AfroGospel music legend, Mike Abdul set a new standard with his powerful song of appreciation tagged “Baba Ese”.

Released as Mike Abdul celebrated his birthday earlier in the year, the mid-tempo African traditional folk music with elements of Juju music, featured the Yoruba Mass Choir, and it really just became an international hit and even went ahead to become the most streamed gospel song on BoomPlay.

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6. Onos Ariyo | New Dimension

Onos - New Dimension (Mp3 Download, Lyrics & Video)

Gospel music minister Onos Ariyo dominated the MinDustry for weeks with the acoustic version of her hit single “No Void”.

“No Void (Acoustic version)” is an audial rendition of this worship song previously released by Minister Onos.

The worship single got bigger everyday, climbing to the top of BoomPlay’s most streamed gospel song of the year, only behind Mike Abdul’s “Baba Ese” and EeZee Conceptz artiste Mercy Chinwo with “Oyoyo Chukwu.”

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7. Minister GUC | Obinigwe

Minister GUC, Obinigwe, Nigerian Gospel Music 2021 Top 10 Releases

“Obinigwe” is the second single of the year by EeZee Conceptz signee, Minister GUC since the debut album The Message” dropped in December of 2020.

The song stirs up gratitude as Minister GUC provokes reflection on God’s goodness.

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8. Chidinma | Jehovah Overdo

DOWNLOAD MP3: Chidinma - Jehovah Overdo (Lyrics, Video Mp4), Nigerian Gospel Music 2021 Top 10 Releases

“Jehovah Overdo” is the crossover single by Chidinma Ekile who got signed to EeZee Conceptz earlier this year, having left mainstream music to focus on her ministry as a music minister. The song quickly become a hit after its release in May 2021. Other singles have also followed since including an EP

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9. Ada Ehi | Congratulations

Ada Ehi - Congratulations ft Buchi, Nigerian Gospel Music 2021 Top 10 Releases

“Congratulations s one of the biggest songs off Ada Ehi’s new album titled “Born of God.” The single features Gospel Reggae legend Buchi. The video was also shot at Buchi’ lounge Culture Yard in Ikeja Lagos.

The song was also featured on Grammys.com Positive Vibes. It is definitely one of the biggest song of the year 2021

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10. Okey Sokay | Oke Nla Nla

Oke Nla Nla by Okey Sokay: Listen on Audiomack

Okey Sokay switched up the game with the first single off his new album titled “Renewed.” The album title is so apt because Okey Sokay experimented with sound – Contemporary Worship music and Urban styles, and it worked beautifully!

“Oke Nla Nla” is one of the result of that experiment. The single featured Pastor Bayo Adeyinka and it is currently doing about 53,000 views on Youtube.

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Other amazing Nigerian gospel music that left mark on the gospel scene for the year 2021 include “Neon Adejo with Grace Is Working, Okey Sokay’s “Oke Nla Nla, and David G’s “Covenant Keeper”, amongst others. 

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