Aside partying Nigerians also know when to praise and worship God. There’s something soul-searching and uplifting about gospel songs. They touch you in ways contemporary songs can’t, with the aim of making the listener glorify God.
Want to know the top Nigerian gospel songs? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Check out these 20 top Nigerian gospel songs to help inspire and uplift your soul. Enjoy!
EBEN- Jesus At The Center
JESUS AT THE CENTER by EBEN (an anointed music minister and worship leader) is a wonderful Nigerian gospel song that has found its way into the heart and lips of many worshippers in churches all over the country.
Joe Praize- Miracle Papa
Produced by BLW Nation, Miracle Papa by Joe Praize makes it to the list of 20 top Nigerian gospel songs. The song has a native groovy sound and explains that God is still a miracle maker.
Nathaniel Bassey- Onise Iyanu
Meaning “God of awesome wonders”, ONISE IYANU by music minister, Nathaniel Bassey is a very popular Nigerian gospel song. Since its release, the praise and worship song has received massive airplay and downloads.
The Nigerian gospel song features American worship leader Micah Stampley and his scintillating fountain choir. This song is definitely one of the 20 Nigerian gospel songs to listen to.
Steve Crown- You Alone
“You Alone” is a gospel anthem by hit singer Steve Crown of Lake Light Entertainment. Reputed to be a worship leader insistent on leading Christians to another realm of praise and worship, Steve Crown’s YOU ALONE is definitely worth listening to.
Boluwaduro & GLA-Your Banner I Raise
This song is one f the 20 top Nigerian gospel songs that glorify God’s name no matter the situation, believing and rejoicing in his salvation and setting up His banner as an assurance of God’s majesty.
The lead single from Boluwaduro’s new album titled “What A JOY”, YOUR BANNER I RAISE is sure to uplift your soul.
ONOS- Jehovah Ebenezer
The fourth single off Onos’ third studio album titled “Songs from the Place of Prayer”, the E-Kelly produced track JEHOVAH EBENEZER is a calming song of worship that make you cry from the heart and believe that God is truly our only help.
Meaning “Remember”, CHETA by Ada is an Igbo worship song that reminds one that God never leaves his children. The song reiterates that God’s omnipresent and would never neglect us in our times of trouble.
Yahweh by delectable gospel singer, MoniQue is a gospel song that admonishes for a genuine relationship with God without thinking of benefits. It’s a song that explores the complete reliance of a child on The FATHER irrespective of needs or wants.
Israel Strong- This Year
According to Israel Strong, the song was birthed by the Spirit of God and came to him during his personal prayer and fasting. He wanted to sing a song that was in tandem with the message of last year and God fulfilled his heart wishes.
THIS YEAR by Israel Strong is a gospel song worth listening to and thus, makes it to the list of 20 top Nigerian gospel songs.
TOLUWAMINEE- Miracle God
MIRACLE GOD is a slow tempo rock tune inspired from Toluwaminee’s personal experience of a need for a miracle. A psalmist and minstrel, Toluwaminee’s musical style and prowess make her unique from other Nigerian gospel singers.
She’s dedicated and passionate about moving nations into God’s awesome presence.
Sammie Okposo- A Prayer
A scintillating four count afrobeat piece, A PRAYER by Sammie Okposo is a Nigerian gospel song that puts you in the mood to communicate and strong contact with God.
This excellent Nigerian gospel song is a favorite in Nigerian churches and Christian gatherings as it evokes a powerful need to pray.
Tim Godfrey- Ahaa!
A groovy gospel song, Ahaa declares God’s greatness and pushes beyond the boundaries of African kingdom music. Produced by S.M.J, the in-house team for ROX (Republic of Xtreme), AHAA is definitely one of the 20 top Nigerian gospel songs to listen to.
Chris Shalom- Manifest Your Power
This beautiful gospel song makes you feel God’s presence whenever you listen to it. Thumbs up to Chris Shalom for this soul-lifting song!
Frank Edwards Ft. Don Moen- Ka Anyi Bulie
A beautiful combo between Frankie and American gospel singer Don Moen, KA ANYI BULIE was a beautiful Igbo track seamlessly delivered by the duo.
Pat Uwaje-King- Hossanah
From the lips of Midnight Crew’s lead singer Pat Uwaje-King is this beautiful song that expresses the thoughts of a grateful heart.
Steve Williz- Stood In The Gap
From the lips of urban gospel artiste, Steve Williz is this beautiful gospel song full of passionate lyrics and heart-rending melodies.
This beautiful track by REWARD also makes it to the list of 20 top Nigerian gospel songs.
On a good instrumental, the Midnight Crew singer praises God for his mercies and blessing in KOREDE
Choc Boy gospel singer Nosa reiterates his never failing trust in God irrespective of the situation
Snatcha Ft. IBK Spaceshipboi- Snatch
Featuring non-conformist talented singer and producer IBK Spaceshipboi, Snatcha talks about ‘snatching” souls for Christ.