South Africa’s largest gospel awards, The Crown Gospel Awards was held last night, November 23, 2014. The event was graced with performances from South African best gospel singers including the Double Double crooner, Uche Ugo.
The award was 33 catergories. Betusile Zundithwale and Andileka Majola both went home with two awards each, and The Welu Welu Master himself, Sammie Okposo of Nigeria got the Best of Africa Gospel Artist.
See list of winners below.
Best Female Artist – Thobekile Mkhwanazi
Best Gospel Song – Betusile Zundithwale
Best Gospel Artist – Andileka Majola
Best of Africa Gospel Artist– Sammie Okposo
Best Newcomer – Betusile Zundithwale
Best Gospel Group – Spirit of Praise Vol. 5
Best Male Gospel Artist – Andileka Majola
Best Gospel Songwriter –Thulani Ga Ndlela
Best Pop Gospel – Loyiso Bala (Power Love Sound)
The Lifetime Achievement Award – Pastor Derrick Nzimande
Best Gospel Contemporary Song – Ushilo Wena
Best Gospel praise song – We Praise by Chumani Ngojo Ngojo
Best Gospel Collaboration – Thinahungu (feat. Dumi Mkokstad) Fear Not
Best Gospel Collaboration – Thinah Zungu (feat. Dumi Mkokstad) Fear Not
Best Gospel DVD – Word And Life – Freedom
Best Gospel R&B – Rudzani Netshilata – St Handwa
Best Gospel Amazion (solo/group) – Joyous of God Mass Choir Liyo Sulwa
Best Gospel Poetry – Nokwethemba Mchunu – Joyous Celebration 18
The official full list of winners will be updated as soon as it is made available.