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5 most celebrated gospel artists in South Africa

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The gospel industry is one of the biggest industry in South Africa music.

Many have been able to pass the message and the word of God through their music.

Howver, let’s take a look at 5 gospel artists who have been able to pave their way in SA.

Benjamin Dube

Benjamin Dube was born on the 23rd of January, 1962 in the city of Johannesburg, South Africa.

He has gone from cradle to become one of the most-celebrated Gospel artists in South Africa and the world as a whole.

He is also one of the best Gospel musicians in Africa. However, he did not just rise to the limelight.

It is known about Benjamin that while he was at the age of 9, he began to develop his love for music by learning how to play the guitar.

 

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Winnie Mashaba

Winnie Mashaba is a multi-award-winning South African gospel musician, TV presenter, and businesswoman.

She was born and raised in the small village of Kgoši Phasha, Steelpoort, South Africa. is a multi-award-winning South African gospel musician, TV presenter, and businesswoman.

She was born and raised in the small village of Kgoši Phasha, Steelpoort, South Africa.

 

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Rebecca Malope

Rebecca Malope known professionally as Dr Rebecca Malope, is a multi-award-winning South African gospel singer born June 30, 1968.

She is known as “The African Queen of Gospel.

Her music career spans more than three decades. She has sold at least 10 million albums worldwide, making her one of the biggest selling gospel artists of all time. Most of the 36 albums she has released have reached multi-platinum status.

 

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Ntokozo Mbambo

Ntokozo Mbambo was born on November 6th, 1985 in Umlazi Township, Kwazulu, Natal.

Her star started rising at the age of 15 when she joined the Joyous Celebration gospel group as the youngest talent on board.

 

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Judith Sephuma

Judith Sephuma who was born on the 29th of June 1974 is a South African jazz and Afro-pop singer.

She was born in Seshego, she was raised in Polokwane, Limpopo, and moved to Cape Town in 1994 to study as a jazz vocalist.

 In 1997, she graduated from the University of Cape Town with a Performer’s Diploma in Jazz and went on to further study.

In 1999, she won the “Best Jazz Vocalist” at the Old Mutual Jazz Into The Future competition and signed with the African division of BMG.

 

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