In recent years, Nigerian Gospel Artists have elevated their craft through notable collaborations with renowned figures in the American gospel industry. The surge in partnerships between Nigerian and American gospel musicians has produced evergreen sounds that now enjoy global acclaim.
Gmusicplus has curated a list of major Nigerian & American gospel music collaborations to spice up your playlist
Nara – Tim Godfrey ft. Travis Greene
In 2018 Multi-Award-winning gospel sensation Tim Godfrey joined forces with Grammy-nominated artist Travis Greene in 2018 for the global hit single “Nara.” First performed at Tim’s annual concert, “Fearless Victory,” the song has now become a worship anthem worldwide.
Olorun Agbaye – Nathaniel Bassey ft. Chandler Moore & Oba
Released in 2020, Renowned Nigerian worship leader Nathaniel Bassey’s collaborative effort with American worship maestro Chandler Moore on the hit track “Olorun Agbaye,” is worthy of note. The moving worship ballad, expressing God’s mightiness in Yoruba, has blossomed into a popular worship anthem across the world.
Excess Love (Remix) – Mercy Chinwo X JJ Hairston
Recorded live at COZA Abuja in 2019, Multi Award winner JJ Hairston teamed up with Mercy Chinwo for a remix of her widely received worship single “Excess Love”. The original song released in 2017 is housed in Mercy Chinwo’s debut album – “The Cross My Gaze,” with the remix accumulating over 54 million views on YouTube.
Salute – Enkay Ogboruche ft Kierra Sheard
Making waves since its entry in 2018 is the Afrocentric single “SALUTE” by Minister Enkay Ogboruche, featuring Chart-topping recording artist Kierra Sheard Kelly. An intense expression of thanksgiving, “SALUTE” remains an evergreen praise anthem that has received positive reviews globally.
Celebrate – BOUQUI ft Da’Truth
10 years on Nigerian rapper and singer BOUQUI’s impressive collaboration with Stellar Awards winner and Grammy Nominee DA T.R.U.T.H on hit single “Celebrate,” remains a must-listen. The gospel contemporary hip-hop track stands as a classic and deserves a spot in your playlist.
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