by Uduak Umoh
Front line Nigerian Gospel singer Freke Umoh has his song “Mungu Wangu” nominated for Worship song of the year at the Sauti Pure Gold Awards 2018 to hold in the United States of America later in July 2018.
The song which featured the ministry of The Voices of Purpose, Kenya, was nominated under the category ‘Worship Song of the year (South/East/West Africa).
On release of ‘Mungu Wangu’ in July 2017, aficionados of worship music from different parts of Africa began to turn in series of rave reviews for the song giving testimonials of their experience with the track especially via digital media. The accolades took on a higher dimension when Trace TV featured ‘Mungu Wangu’ as gospel starter of the week ahead of American Christian songs, one by Grammy winner Andra Day and another.
Voting for the Sauti award is ongoing, to end on the 22nd of July, 2018. Voters are directed to vote for their preferred artiste through the awards website www.sautiawards.com.