It is no secret that gospel music is becoming increasingly popular in Nigeria with many artists finding success both in Nigeria and abroad. In this blog post, we are going to take a look at some of the trending gospel songs and what makes them so popular.
Below are the top 10 Gospel music trends of 2022 in Nigeria right now:
|Rank||Title of the song||Artists)|
|1||The Returning King||Chissom Anthony|
|2||Omo Baba||spirit of prophecy|
|3||Daddy Kumama||Grace Lokwa ft Moses Bliss & Prinx Emmanuel|
|6||Bo Itoro||Peterson Okopi|
|seven||marvelous marvel||Nathaniel Bassey|
|8||Not a scam||Peterson Okopi|
|9||captured my heart||GUC|
|ten||Chioma||Enkay Ogboruche ft Nathaniel Bassey|
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1. The Homecoming King – Chissom Anthony
The trending gospel music in Nigeria is a song called “The Returning King” by Chissom Anthony.
“The Homecoming King” is an embodiment of deep inspiration; absolutely moving and exciting. It fosters an atmosphere of introspective reflection on God’s faithfulness while bringing consolation and hope.
Indeed a good one, coming from banker-turned-gospel singer, Chissom Anthony, who gained recognition after her last released album “Glory to God in the Highest”.
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2. Omo Baba- spirit of prophecy
Omo Baba is the latest gospel groove song in Nigeria right now. From Tiktok videos to Instagram reels and Youtube streams, this song has everyone talking!
Spirit of Prophecy is the musical branch of the RCCG Living Seed Church based in Omole, Lagos.
In less than two months after its release, the song got over 100,000 streams across all streaming platforms. Omo Baba is definitely at the top of the list of trending songs in Nigeria right now.
3. Kumama Papa – Grace Lokwa ft Moses Bliss & Prinx Emmanuel
Remember when a 30 second clip of this song was trending on Tiktok and Instagram? Well, the whole song was released a few weeks ago and in less than a month it amassed 1.5 million views on Youtube.
The Congolese and Nigerian mix on the song is unparalleled and fans across Africa have taken to social media to vibe to her.
Daddy Kumama is probably the most popular gospel song in Nigeria right now.
4. Mudiana – Judikay
Mudiana is a song from Judikay’s recent album, “From this Heart”. The song is on the lips of many netizens in Nigeria and abroad right now.
Less than 3 weeks after its release, Mudiana has amassed around 1 million streams across all platforms making it one of the top 10 trending gospel music in Nigeria.
5. Omemma – GUC
This is another song by an artist from the famous Gospel label, Eezeeconceptz. Judikay is not the only artist on the label to have released an album recently. GUC did too and this particular song has been trending for over two weeks in a row.
Omemma is a song of adoration and gratitude to God. In the words of the singer, “Omemma is an uplifting song that highlights God’s faithfulness in our lives, every day. It is a song of exaltation to Him who is rich in love and kindness”.
6. Bo Itoro – Peterson Okopi
It is often difficult to distinguish the true tribe of Peterson Okopi, as the talented minister of the gospel has sung in many languages including Ibibio, Idoma, Yoruba, Igbo and now Efik.
The release of Bo Itoro definitely rocked the audio streaming platforms as it topped the charts in no time.
7. Wonderful Wonder – Nathaniel Bassey
Popular Gospel artist, Nathaniel Bassey released the video for his 2014 hit, Wonderful marvel.
Despite “8 years late”, the accumulated views from this new video are only a few digits away from surpassing the initial audio release on Youtube.
Wonderful Wonder is back in our ears as a new sound after so long. The entire work is definitely on the list of top 10 trending gospel songs in Nigeria right now.
8. Not a Scam – Peterson Okopi
It is Minister Peterson Okopi’s second song on the list of trending gospel songs in Nigeria. Barely a month after its release, the single Not a scam has been trending both online and offline.
9. I Captured My Heart – GUC
Artist – GUC
With over 1.7 million views on YouTube and thousands of views on other streaming platforms, captured my heart by Minister GUC remains one of the most popular Gospel songs of the moment.
As Omma, it is a single from his second album, “To Yahweh’s Delight”.
10. Chioma – Enkay Ogboruche ft Nathaniel Bassey
Rounding out the list of top 10 trending gospel songs in Nigeria is “Chioma», a song of exaltation to God. This is the latest release from Gospel singer, Enkay Ogboruche, and this time it features Nathaniel Bassey.
Summary of Top 10 Trending Gospel Songs in Nigeria:
The gospel songs featured in this list are popular because they are lyrically rich and have a strong message. Here is a list of the top 10 trending gospel music in Nigeria right now:
- The Homecoming King – Chissom Anthony
- Omo Baba – Spirit of Prophecy
- Kumama Papa – Grace Lokwa ft Moses Bliss & Prinx Emmanuel
- Mudiana Judikay
- Omemma – GUC
- Bo Itoro – Peterson Okopi
- Wonderful Wonder – Nathaniel Bassey
- Not a Scam – Peterson Okopi
- Captured – My GUC heart
- Chioma – Enkay Ogboruche ft Nathaniel Bassey