Inspirational and gospel singer Levixone has been nominated for the Maranatha Music Awards in the United States of America.
He was nominated in the category of Outstanding Male Ministers from Africa.
Other African gospel artists that were nominated include popular Nigerian gospel singer Mercy Chinwo.
She was nominated for a record 7 different categories including outstanding Female Music Minister – Africa.
Her 2020-released sophomore album ‘Satisfied’ was nominated for the Album of the Year – Africa, while ‘Eze’ a song Mercy Chinwo teamed up with Preye Odede got a nomination for the Outstanding Gospel Collaboration Song – Africa.
Her Hit single ‘Jesus’ in which Mercy Chinwo was featured by fellow gospel singer Samsong was nominated for two categories – Gospel Song of the Year – Africa and Outstanding Gospel Collaboration Song – Africa.
Another joint effort that brings together Mercy Chinwo, Israel Dammy and Eeze Tee dubbed ‘Oyoyo Chukwu’ also has two nominations in the Maranatha Awards for Gospel Song of the Year – Africa and Outstanding Gospel Collaboration Song – Africa.
Other Nigerian gospel musicians who were nominated in different categories include Sinach whose latest album ‘Greatest Lord’ was listed for Album/EP of the Year alongside Chioma Jesus’ ‘Chiomalized’.
Steve Crown was also nominated for two categories – Outstanding Male Music Minister – Africa and Best Scripted Gospel Music Video – Africa for the ‘Yesu Na’ single.
In the 2020 Maranatha Awards, Mercy Chinwo had 6 nominations out of which she won the Best Female Minister – Africa Category.
Online voting for the nominees is set to be opened from May 1 to July 1, 2021 with the grand celebration Gala scheduled for August 28, 2021, at Baltimore, Maryland in the United States of America.
The award gala is scheduled for August 28, 2021, in Baltimore, Maryland in the United States of America.