3 years into mainstream gospel music, Revival wins big at the CGMAs

Meet CGMA Reggae Dancehall Artiste of the Year

Revival Lamptey is celebrating 3 years of mainstream gospel music and the celebration couldn’t have gotten any better than taking home his first award during the weekend at the CGMA.

The Reggae Dancehall Artiste was nominated in the same category with the likes of Nat Abbey, Akese Brempong, Minister Kobby, Morphat and Malele Music.

The Contemporary Gospel Music Awards Ghana – CGMA — is said to be an award scheme that is set to promote Ghana’s contemporary Gospel Music and Arts. The scheme according to the organizers aims at creating an unprecedented platform and conducive atmosphere to unearth, nurture and grow gifting’s and talents in the area of contemporary gospel in the country and diaspora.

Revival who is said to be working on his debut album has already released close to 4 singles off his Everyday album and we learn he is about to drop a couple of videos soon.

An elated Revival thanked everyone who has supported his music journey so far and asked Christians out there and the world at large to watch out for Gospel Reggae Dancehall music in Ghana.

Giving shoutouts to Morphat in the auditorium he added people are not fully aware of the Gospel Reggae Dancehall genre in Ghana but they should be ready for a blast of reggae dancehall gospel music and artiste soon because “we are coming”.

The night saw other urban gospel musicians picking up awards with TKS grabbing Afro Pop Song of the Year, the Rap Hip Hop Song of the Year went to Miss Walters for her Song Believer and Kobby Salm going for Urban Gospel Artiste of the Year. Seth Diamond who picked up the award for RnB Soul Song of the Year with his song Issues also mounted the stage to wow audience with his silky anointed voice.

Other awardees included Empress Gifty taking home two awards on the night Traditional Artiste of the year and the Traditional Song of the Year with Herty Corgie bagging the Female Artiste of the Year USA.

In wrapping up with Revival, he revealed some upcoming collaborations that has already been kickstarted with some African acts as well as some international reggae dancehall artistes. He also revealed that he will be releasing at least two more singles before the year ends with a new one NuhBody dropping in November and another, a Christmas song to celebrate Jesus’s birth.


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