Industry News: British-Ghanaian Gospel Artist Sonnie Badu Nominated for Two Africa Gospel Music Awards

Congrats to Sonnie Badu. His work is awesomely fresh and inspiring. Read the release his team sent me. . .

“International recording artist Sonnie Badu has once again been nominated in the Africa Gospel Music awards, making it his third year consecutively.

Not only does he sing but his ability to worship and praise God exceptionally well is what makes him such a phenomenon and this has made him a household name across the world.

Sonnie Badu was the first Ghanaian gospel artist to perform at the wembley arena and the waldorf astoria in new york. He is Africa’s pride in the gospel industry, as he has worked his way up to put Africa on the world map amongst the world’s greatest worshippers. He is also the first African to be recorded by renowned sound engineer and grammy award winner Danny Duncan.

Sonnie Badu, distinctively known in the western world as the ”Worshiper” who managed to bag eight (8) awards in 10 months, has once again come under the spotlight as he has been nominated for two prestigious awards this year.

The talented musician noted for singing in many different African languages, has worked hard to rub shoulders with many great gospel artists in the world, making him a force to be reckoned with. Speaking from America during his annual 2012 US tour, where he shared the stage with Ron Kenoly and Tye Tribbet who confessed to be big fans of Sonnie Badu. Sonnie said ”I am in awe of GOD! He is so amazing. I am very honoured to once again be nominated for these awards at the Africa Gospel Music awards. This will make it my 3rd nomination in 3 consecutive years. Through the love and support of my fans across the world, together we have clinched previous awards and l believe that by the grace of God and through that same love, together we can do it again this year”

He has previously been awarded Best Gospel Act, UK in the prestigious BEFFTA awards; he also picked up Best Gospel Artist in Europe,Best Gospel Male award at the British Gospel Music Awards among several other mouth watering awards.

Once again, he has been nominated in the SONG OF THE YEAR AND ALBUM OF THE YEAR CATEGORIES in the African Gospel Music Awards,”

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