Gospel music as they say is a vehicle to spread the good news and we cannot neglect the fact that it’s growing with no bounds in different parts of the world.
With the increasing rise of gospel music in the Asian part of the world, it is of joy and importance for us to bring to you 5 Indian (Hindi) gospel artists that you should know.
1. Yeshua Ministries (Yeshua Band)
Formed in 2002 by lead vocalist, song-writer & music composer, Cameron Mendes, Yeshua Ministries is a team of musicians and singers from the city of Mumbai, India, who are committed to spreading the message of peace, hope, and love of Jesus through their catchy and upbeat music. Some of their widely-acclaimed singles include ‘Yeshu Tera Naam Sabse Uncha Hai’, ‘Gao Hallelujah’, ‘Hum Gaye Hosanna,’ ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll’, ‘Tu hi Rab hai’ and more.
2. Jolly Abraham
Also known as “Jollee Abraham”, Jolly is an Indian gospel singer and film singer in the Malayalam cinema. He is a renowned musician with a vision to carry the word of God to the ends of the world. He has released over 100 albums to his credit. Some of his hits include; Chinna Chittu Kuruviye, Kuyavaney Kuyavaney, and Thirupaatham Nambi Vanthen.
3. Sheldon Bangera
An award-winning worship leader, singer-songwriter, music composer, and producer from Mumbai in India, Sheldon Bangera uses his global influence to encourage and help establish several upcoming artists and songwriters. He is the founder of Jaago Music.
Sheldon turned into music fully at the age of 25 and since then, he has penned over 200 worship songs. With his wife Anita, he has been able to establish and run a production company called “Breadbutterjam productions”. His album “Nachoonga” was featured in the best sellers list in India for 3 years in a row.
The worship leader is also the first ever artist to represent India and share the stage with artists such as Bethel Music, Lecrae, and others as a part of the Jesus Global youth day in Manila, Philipines in 2019.
Some of Sheldon’s hits include Nachoonga, Jai Jai Naam (Hail Jesus’ Name), amongst others, all available today across all music streaming platforms.
4. New Life City Worship
New Life City Worship (India) is a Hindi gospel band and a part of the New Life City Church Ministry founded by Pastor Randeep Mathews. According to them, they aspire to bring a change in the lives of those who listen to our music and bring them closer to God. Some of their well-received singles include Kaisa Anokha Pyar, Kabool, and Saath Hai.
5. Kenneth Silway
Kenneth Silway is a singer-songwriter known for his unique praise attitude and energy in Christ.
In 2017, Kenneth Silway and his band Acts 29, released their debut album “Beintehaan pyaar” which struck a chord with many Hindi gospel/Christian song lovers. His songs always help to birth hope and love even in the darkest times of one’s journey. Some of his widely-received songs include; Beintehaan Pyaar, Hai Tujhsa Koi Nahi, and Mai Jahan Bhi Hu.
Kenneth Silway is also an author at South Asian Christians.
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