April 1st 2019, International Music Mentorship platform GosGem visits Nigeria for a symposium targeting the development of Gospel Music in the World, tagged, ‘The Effulgence’.
The symposium hosted by SINACH JOSEPH will feature a star-studded line up with speakers like Don Moen (US), TY Bello (Nigeria), Danny Duncan (USA), Linus Idahosa (Nigeria), Lynda St. Nwafor (MTN), Adlan Cruz (USA), Lovelace Lovelace (USA), Evang. Kathy Woghiren ( Director, Loveworld Music), Frank Edwards, Dee Jones, PeeYuu, JoePraize and others. The event is set to redefine and upgrade the Gospel Music space in Africa.
The Head of PR for Gosgem Concepts, Mr. Eric, explained that with the undeniable rise in the curation of Gospel Music content across global platforms from Africa, Gosgem seeks to consolidate and expand this growth by bridging the gap between the content creators (Artists) and stakeholders in the industry, and creating a network of resourceful mentors across the globe.
Organizing this Symposium on the backdrop of Sinach’s Live in Concert March 30th, Eric Anthony highlights Sinach’s achievements as phenomenal and worthy of study, as she is the first Nigerian Gospel singer to cross the 100 Million views mark on a single track on YouTube, 3rd Artist in Nigeria, and just recently overtook Yemi Alade’s Johnny to clinch the title of most watched female artist video on YouTube.
Holding at The Wheatbaker Hotel, the Symposium is for all aspiring and established artists, labels, Artist managers, brand managers, and interested members of the public.
For more information and registration, please visit https://gosgem.com/courses/register/7
As Gospel music becomes more popular with its emotive power to win the hearts of the general public from all ages and backgrounds. An initiative to bring gospel artistes into the mainstream by bringing their music out of churches to the world stage, laying a platform of employment, where anyone who truly desires, can compete into relevance tagged “Most Talented Gospel Artiste In Nigeria”
MTGAN is an initiative of Bennie Media Concept Organization geared towards creating a positive society through the much needed information, education and socio-mobilization.
This talent hunt affords every talented gospel artiste the opportunity to showcase his or her God-given musical talent and launch himself or herself into limelight, to the glory of God.
Season 1 saw Auditions taking place at the following venues; Abuja for all the northern states, Lagos for all the Southerns states, Uyo for the Eastern states and Edo for all the Western States while the grand finale took place in Lagos.
After a keenly competitive contest Hassan Olakunle from Lagos emerged the Winner,going home with a new branded Nissan Altima, N250,000 and a recording contract .
Florence Ogbuka from Abuja was 1st runner up winning N150,000, a trip to Dubai and a recording contract.
Oluwafummilayo Raji from Oyo state clinched the 2nd runner up spot and went home with a cash prize of N100,000 ,a trip to Ghana and a recording contract.
The Most Talented Gospel Artiste in Nigeria (MTGAN) is endorsed by the Federal Ministry of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation and the Federal Ministry of Youth and Development.
Intending participants are expected to register with the sum of N2,500.00 only and send their payment details, location and name to our telephone number: 09093662663 and thereafter receive their identification numbers and other relevant information.
Registration is open from July 1st to September, 2015. Auditions will take place in five major cities in Nigeria (Lagos, Abuja, Uyo, Benin).
All participants that made it through auditions are expected to report at the MTGAN Camp House in Lagos for two weeks during which they will be trained as the talents hunt progresses, to help them develop their best talents.
The grand finale is scheduled for 21st January, 2016:
Lagos-14th – 19th November, 2015
Benin-21st – 24th November, 2015
Uyo-26th – 30th November, 2015
Abuja-4th – 8th December, 2015
Prizes to be won are:
-A branded car
-Opportunity to represent Nigeria in an International Gospel Music Competition
1st Runner up
-A paid trip to Dakar
2nd Runner up
-A paid trip to Accra
MTGAN has on this race, personalities like Dr. Ndidi Oguejiofor, Bishop James Adekoya, Arch. Bishop Emeka Samuel, Evang. Dr. H. E. Odemubingie (JP), Col. & Mrs. Victor Ogbomo (Rtd), Prof. Abubakar Momoh, Mr. Austin Erotor, Praise Machine, Rev. Bassey Ekpeyong, Wole Oni, Mr. Isaac Uhunwmangho, Pst. & Mrs. Lanre Saba, to mention but few.
You can follow the competition on various social media platforms