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14TH 2021 Crown Gospel Music Awards (CGMA) Nominees List

The gospel genre might not be the most vibrant one in South Africa, but at least it is still growing and artistes can look forward to being recognized for their works.

The Crown Gospel Music Awards (CGMA) is one of the awards out there to recognize gospel musicians. And although it might not be the greatest ot the most powerful, it has shown great staying power. It’s now 14 years since it’s founding.

Expectedly, there’s grat excitement over the recent announcement of the 14TH 2021 Crown Gospel Music Awards (CGMA) nominees list. With over 15 categories with awards to be won, there are more than enough for the gospel hopefuls to try their lucks.

According to award organizers, voting for the categories of the award have started today, Monday 11 October. The voting will continue until Monday, 20 November at 12 a.m.

To vote, peeps are encouraged to text the Nominee Code (Crown #) to 34069. Each text message cost R1.50 only. Intending voters are encouraged to vote as many times as possible. There’s a caveat, however: free sms do not apply. It remains to be seen who’ll win and who wouldn’t.

Below is the 14th 2021 Crown Gospel Music Awards (CGMA) nominees list.

BEST AMAZION (VOTING CATEGORY)

ARTIST(S) SONG VOTING CODE
FELLOWSHIP OF GOD MINISTRIES SURELY GOODNESS AND MERCY CROWN 1
THE HOLLY NAZARETH EKUKHANYENI SILIFUNDIWE IZWI CROWN 2
ABAHLABELELI BAKAMOYA NIKELANI IMIZIMBA CROWN 3
ABADUMISI BEVANGELI APHAKAMA AMAZULU CROWN 4

BEST COMMUNITY RADIO GOSPEL SHOW (VOTING CATEGORY)

PRESENTER – STATION RADIO SHOW VOTING CODE
NJABULO MPUNGOSE- NQUBEKO FM IYAHAMBA LENQOLA CROWN 5
TUMELO NKUNA-VOICE OF HOPE FM MORNING GLORY BREAKFAST SHOW CROWN 6
SABATA MALELEKA- MADIBENG FM BOKAMOSO SHOW CROWN 7
LEFA PHETHA- THETHA FM LESOLO LA JEHOVAH CROWN 8
NQUBEKO NDLELA- NONGOMA FM INQOLA KA BHOMBELA CROWN 9
ABRAHAM SHIYANI- ZIBONELE FM KUYENZEKA RADIO SHOW CROWN 10

BEST COMMERCIAL/PBS RADIO GOSPEL SHOW (VOTING CATEGORY)

PRESENTER – STATION RADIO SHOW VOTING CODE
BROWN MOSIAPOA- MOTSWEDING FM RORISANG CROWN 11
PHINDY P- UKHOZI FM ULIBO LOKUQALA CROWN 12

BEST GOSPEL SONG (VOTING CATEGORY)

ARTIST(S) SONG VOTING CODE
XOLLY MCWANGO HEALING POWER CROWN 13
PS SEBE NZUZA NAWE UNGAMTHATHA CROWN 14
AYANDA NTANZI BASUKA CROWN 15
JUMBO WENA NKOSI UYAZI CROWN 16

BEST GOSPEL ARTIST (VOTING CATEGORY)

ARTIST(S) VOTING CODE
AYANDA NTANZI CROWN 17
TAKIE NDOU CROWN 18
CANNAN NYATHI CROWN 19

BEST GOSPEL PRODUCER ALBUM

PRODUCER(S) ALBUM
NQUBEKO MBATHA ACCORDING TO GRACE (AYANDA NTANZI)
TAKIE NDOU THE GREAT REVIVAL (TAKIE NDOU)
SAM NGONYAMA INDUMISO YETENDE
BONGANI NKOSI ANOTHER LEVEL OF GRACE UPON GRACE (CANAAN NYATHI)

BEST GOSPEL ITENDE

ARTIST (S) SONG
INDUMISO YETENDE ANGINGEDWA
SGWILI ZUMA JESU WEHLA
ICEBO LAKHE LINGEVINJWE FUZULA
TSHWANE GOSPEL CHOIR IMIQHELE

BEST GOSPEL ALBUM

ARTIST(S) ALBUM
AYANDA NTANZI ACCORDING TO GRACE
TAKIE NDOU THE GREAT REVIVAL
JESUS IS ENOUGH
TSHWANE GOSPEL CHOIR THE PROMISED REVIVAL

BEST GOSPEL CLASSIC OF ALL TIMES

ARTIST (S) SONG
GLORY OF THE LAST DAYS NGIZOLIBONGA
TEBS DAVID FAITHFUL
THOBEKILE ITS A WONDERFUL DAY
SANELE NGCOBO YEBO BAKITHI

BEST WORSHIP SONG

ARTIST (S) SONG
XOLISA KWINANA SITHI BAYEDE
KENEILOE HOPE THORISO
JABULILE JAY THINA IMIHLA NGEMIHLA
WATSWANELEHA

BEST GOSPEL PRAISE SONG

ARTIST(S) SONG
LUNGELO HLONGWANE SENGIYABALA NKOSI
AYANDA NTANZI NGIYAPHUMELELA
LONDIWE NXUMALO NGENZELWE ISIMANGA
SBU BANDA PAPA GOD OF MIRACLES

BEST GOSPEL ACAPPELA

ARTIST(S) SONG
ABAKHETHWA GOSPEL SINGERS KUSUK ‘EMANDULO
MOYA WENKOSI
JTG GOSPEL CHOIR SODOMA NEGOMORA
NUZ VOICES SIMILAPHA NKOSI

BEST GOSPEL CLAP AND TAP

ARTIST(S) SONG
MANDLETHU GOSPEL SINGERS IZWI LAKHO
INGQAYIZIVELE GOSPEL CHOIR KE BUSWA KE MOYA
LEJWE LA MOTHEO KOKOTA
TEMPLE OF GOD JESU LIDWALA
TSHIDI CHAUKE LEKUNUTUNG LE MORENA

BEST GOSPEL JAZZ SONG

ARTIST(S) SONG
SIYA NDLOVU NKOSI NGENZE
BRA BUSHI AKUKHO OKUNYE
NEO KOMANE EN ROUTE TO EMMAUS
CLAUDS THIS IS LOVE

BEST GOSPEL RAP SONG

ARTIST(S) SONG
MELISA SIBAYA UYINKOSI
BUTCH CASSIDY FAITHFUL ALWAYS
ATCHAAR GOD ARE LISTENING

BEST ENGINEER

ENGINEER(S) ALBUM
JOB THAKO  (TAKIE NDOU) NGIYAVUMA
AARON NKOSI  (ZAZA) SHRUBS OF CHRONICAL
SHAYNE KISTENSAMY  (CRYSTAL TRYON) VUKA UKHANYE
MARK MONTGOMERY  (GODFREY MAHLANGU) MODIMO WA TSEBA

BEST GOSPEL SONG WRITER

ARTIST(S) SONG
TAKIE NDOU WHO AM I
JABULILE JAY MY EVERYTHING
CRYSTAL TRYON VUKA UKHANYE
BHEKI SIBUSISO LANGA (TSHWANE GOSPEL CHOIR) THROUGH IT ALL

BEST OF AFRICA GOSPEL

ARTIST(S) SONG
MINISTER MICHAEL MAHENDERE- ZIMBABWE NDINOUDA PKOMA
TSEPO LESOLE-BOTSWANA I WILL WAIT
CROSS UGO 2V- NIGERIA GODS ABILITY
JENET MANYOWA- ZIMBABWE MANY BLESSINGS

BEST GOSPEL COLLABORATION

ARTIST(S) SONG
IAN CALF FT THINAH ZUNGU JESU NGUWE
KENNY SHIBAMBU FT RHOFHIWA & JANNICE WHEN THE SPIRIT MOVE
MALUSI MBOKAZI FT ABANQOBI EMIHLENI KA HERODI
SBU BANDA FT TAKESURE NGAMBULELE

BEST CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL SONG

ARTIST(S) SONG
ESIHLE SIWELA INGEYAKHO
CLAUDS IDENTITY
SHAUN P JESUS THE CENTRE
BUSHBUCKRIDGE WORSHIP EXPLOSION NGITHUME NKOSI

BEST TRADITIONAL GOSPEL

ARTIST(S) SONG
UMZUMBE INSPIRATONAL CHOIR BAYEDE NGONYAMA
PAUL K SEFAPANONG
JUMBO WENA NKOSI UYAZI
GOFREY MAHLANGU LENTSWE

BEST GOSPEL MUSIC VIDEO

ARTIST(S) VIDEO
PAUL K SEFAPANONG
CRYSTAL TRYON VUKA UKHANYE
GERSHOM NTIMANE ITHEMBA LAM
LWAZI KHUZWAYO JESUS I LOVE YOU

BEST GOSPEL DVD

ARTIST(S) DVD
KENNY SHIBAMBU THE STORY OF GRACE
TSHWANE GOSPEL CHOIR THE PROMISED REVIVAL
CANNAN NYATHI ANOTHER LEVEL OF GRACE UPON GRACE
MALUSI MBOKAZI THE REVELATION

BEST NEW COMER

ARTIST(S) SONG
GERSHOM MTIMANE ITHEMBA LAMI
KGAOGELO KEKANE ZIBONAKALISE
HEALING POWER
ICEBOLAKHE LINGEVINJWE NEFA LETHU

BEST COMMUNITY OUTREACH – ARTIST/GROUP

ARTIST(S)
DI BRUIN GOSPEL PROJECT
GERSHOM NTIMANE
TAKIE NDOU
CRYSTAL TRYON

BEST GOSPEL GROUP

ARTIST(S)
MESSAGE FROM A BROKEN JAR
INDUMISO YETENDE
MIGHTY ROOTED VOICES

BEST FEMALE GOSPEL ARTIST

ARTIST(S)
PS SEBE NZUZA
THOBEKILE
KGAOGELO KEKANA

BEST GOSPEL MALE ARTIST

ARTIST(S)
AYANDA NTANZI
TAKIE NDOU
TEBOHO MOLOI
CANAAN NYATHI
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