Check out the top 10 female gospel artists in Africa. Africa is the world’s second-largest and second-most populous continent. Africa has its own unique story of African gospel music’s origins and development.
Osinachi Kalu Okoro Egbu, known professionally as Sinach, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and senior worship leader at Loveworld. She is the first singer-songwriter to top the Billboard Christian Songwriter chart for 12 weeks in a row.
Gloria Muliro (Kenya)
Gloria Owendi, commonly referred to as Gloria Muliro, is a Kenyan Gospel musician and songwriter. In 2005, she released her first studio album, titled Omwami Aletsa. As of 2013, Muliro had four albums to her name, the most successful being Kibali, which has the popular song “Sitolia” featuring Willy Paul
Diana Hamilton (Ghana)
Diana Antwi Hamilton is a Ghanaian gospel musician with several awards to her name.
Patience Nyarko (Ghana)
Patience Nyarko is a Ghanaian female gospel singer who is popularly known for her song “Wafom Kwan ”. She was raised up by her grand mam.
Mercy Chinwo (Nigeria)
Mercy Chinwo is a Nigerian gospel musician, singer and songwriter. She won the Nigerian Idol Season 2 in 2012.
Ntokozo Mbambo (South Africa)
Ntokozo Mbambo is one of South Africa’s treasures in terms of the gospel. Her commitment lead makes her rise to being one of the leading vocalists of Joyous Celebration.
Tope Alabi (Nigeria)
Tope Alabi, also known as Ore ti o common, and as Agbo Jesu is a Nigerian gospel singer, film music composer and actress. Tope Alabi was born on 27 October 1970 in Lagos State, Nigeria to Pa Joseph Akinyele Obayomi and Madam Agnes Kehinde Obayomi. She is the only daughter out of the three children in the family.
Ada Ehi (Nigeria)
Ada Ogochukwu Ehi, simply known by her stage name Ada Ehi, is a Nigerian gospel singer, songwriter, recording and performing artist. She started her musical career at the age of 10 as a backup singer for child star, Tosin Jegede.
Rose Mhando (Tanzania)
Rose Muhando known professional as Rose Mhando, is Tanzanian Gospel singer, songwriter and choreographer. She was born and raised in Kilosa district, Morogoro region, Tanzania.
Judith Babirye (Uganda)
Judith Babirye is a Ugandan gospel musician and politician. She is a senior pastor at “New Life Deliverance Church”, in Makindye Division, in the southeastern part of Kampala, Uganda’s capital city.