Ghanaian gospel musician Joseph Oscar Nii Armah Mettle, popularly known as Joe Mettle has been crowned the Male Artiste of Excellence, Africa at the African Gospel Music and Media Awards 2018 Ceremony in the UK.
He won over colleague musicians from Nigeria, Zambia, South Africa and the UK.
The event which was held on Saturday, 2nd June at the East London Arts and Music Auditorium saw many African gospel artistes in attendance.
Joe Mettle also took home the Gospel Song of Excellence Award with his cross-cultural, inspiring song, “Bonooni” (No One Else). The song has blessed many people and has received over 3 Million views on YouTube. Other winners on the night included Dr. Tumi from South Africa, Sammie Okposo, and Preye Odede, all from Nigeria.
Receiving the award, Joe thanked the organizers for the recognition and subsequently dedicated it to all young Africans across the continent working hard in spite of current challenges they face.
Joe Mettle and his Love Gift team are set to host patrons for yet another edition of his annual Praiz Reloaded gospel concert. This year’s event is slated for June 24th, 2018 at the Action Chapel International Headquarters, Spintex.
The theme for the event is “Atmosphere of Miracles”, based on the scripture in Acts 2:1-4. Praiz Reloaded is in its 7th successful year running and attracts audiences from West Africa, USA, Canada, UK, and across the world. The event will feature live performances from Joe Mettle, Onos Ariyo (Nigeria), Uncle Ato (Ghana), Areatha Anderson (UK), Luigi Maclean (Ghana), Simian (France) among others.