Here are the 5 best South African Gospel songs in 2021.
The Gospel music genre has been well represented in the airwaves this year. Although most of the songs have been Live recordings, artists have released several songs and projects this year. Many of them have attained major success since they dropped, getting even more recognition for the artists and/or choir.
Check out our list of the 5 best Gospel songs released in 2021.
1. Takie Ndou – Imvula Iyeta
Mzansi singer and songwriter Takie Ndou has been on the scene long enough to amass a good fan base. Back in April, he released the song “Imvula Iyeta” as an official single. It was recorded live and included in the project “The Great Revival (Live)”, which has gotten great reviews. The song has been a massive success since it was released as a single. It has also gotten a lot of airplay.
2. Jumbo – Wena Nkosi uyazi
Jumbo gained a lot of praise following his song “Wena Nkosi uyazi” in May. While the song gained more and more airplay, he followed it with the release of an official music video 3 months ago. Currently, the video has attained a lot of success, gaining just under 400k views on YouTube. It is also one of the year’s most talked-about Gospel songs.
3. Spirit Of Praise 5 ft. Tshepiso – Xa Ndiyekelelwa Nguwe
Popular Mzansi Gospel choir Spirit Of Praise 5 has been putting in a lot of work. Last year, they released another rendition of their 2015 song “Ndiyekelelwa Nguwe”, featuring worship leader, Tshepiso. It became quite a success gaining more and more airplay in the airwaves this year. The lyIn addition, the video for the song has garnered over a hundred and 10 thousand views on YouTube. It is also one of the year’s most-played Gospel tracks.
4. Dr Tumi – Udumo
Mzansi Gospel star Dr Tumi warmed hearts in October 2020 when he released the song “Udumo”. While the song gained some attention in the same year, it became even more popular in 2021. The official lyric video released for the song has also garnered over 240 thousand views on YouTube. The song has also gained praise for its rock steady lyrics. It remains one of the year’s best and most talked about Gospel songs.
5. Joyous Celebration – Ndenzel’ Uncedo Hymn 377 (Live)
Like they have been known for, Joyous Celebration kicked things off this year with the release of their new Live album, “Still We Rise”. The album fast became a raging success gaining praise from fans and Gospel music lovers. They also released a couple of tracks off the project, including “Ndenzel’ Uncedo Hymn 377 (Live)”. The song’s video has gained over 4.2 million views since it was released.