Gospel singer Levixone’s ‘Ponya’ song is not just a hit but as we write this, it is now an awarding winning tune after beating the other 9 songs it was nominated with to the award of ‘Outstanding Ragga-Reggae Fusion Ministration Of Excellence’ at the inaugural Maranatha Awards Eastern Africa which were held on Sunday the 25th of August in Nairobi Kenya
Among the songs which ‘Ponya’ beat to the award were ‘Yihe Nen Yegebagn’ by Yosef Kassa (Ethiopia), ‘Watachangamana Nami’ by Riziki Alema Ft Bahati Bukuku (Tanzania), ‘Mercy’ By Guardian Angel (Kenya), ‘Wanitosha’ By Madam Flora (Tanzania), ‘Nikuone’ By Dafari (Kenya), ‘Unstoppable’ By Coopy Bly Ft Robinsan (Uganda), ‘God Is In Control’ by Kush Tracey (Kenya), ‘Kwako Salama’ by Derick Ndonge Ft Ambwene Mwasongwe (Tanzania) and ‘Easy’ by Havoc Musiq (Kenya)
A while ago, Levixone took to social media to express his excitement by posting a photo of him sleeping with the award in bed.
“God has come to show us favor again at the Maranatha Awards for East Africa for our faithfulness to Him. Our song #Ponya was awarded best song in the East African Ragga-Reggae category*. I thank God for giving me the lyrics and music, but most importantly I thank *God* for all of YOU my fans for spreading this song to All Nations.” Read part of Levixone’s post
These awards had gospel artistes from 9 countries namely Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia and it is a franchise of the Maranatha Global Worship Music Awards (MGWMA) with an aim of acknowledging authentic biblical worship music
Fans have taken to taken to social media to congratulate Levixone upon winning this one too which adds to the several other international awards he has won through the years