2019 SABC Crown Gospel Music Awards Winners Full-list

Sonia and Sipho Makhabane Crown Gospel Music Awards2019
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Congratulations to all the 2019 12th SABC Crown Gospel Music Awards nominees, the winners in the different categories were announced on the 24th November 2019.

This post of the full-list of the 12th Crown Gospel Music Awards Winners is a bit delayed but I had to share the winners in order to celebrate with all those recognized on the glorious night held in Durban’s Albert Luthuli ICC. Some of the biggest winners of the night were Gospel artists Jumbo and Chumani Ngojo who won Best Gospel Song of the Year and Best Artist of the Year. See the full-list below of the 12th SABC Crown Gospel Music Awards.

Crown Gospel Music Awards Nominees

Firstly,there were five categories that were open for public voting, the one with most votes wins. The public voted and the winners announced were:

Best Gospel Song

‘Amandla Okunqoba’ – Jumbo (WINNER)

‘Engipha ‘Babe Ngisite’ – Takie Ndou 

‘Qhubeka Nkosi’ – Lungelo Hlongwane

‘Ewe Getsemane’ – Sbu Noah

Best Gospel Artist

Takie Ndou

Teboho Moloi

Sbu Noah

Chumani Ngojo (WINNER)

Best Gospel Radio Show

Thoriso – Lesedi FM

Sunday Devotion – Gagasi FM

Rorisang Time – Motsweding FM

Best Gospel Community Radio Show

Afternoon Drive – Tholang Lebelo Dithoriso (Hope FM) Gauteng 

Kwatsho Kwasa – Luthando Matodlwana (Nkqubela FM) EC

Motho Le Tumelo – Sabata Ernest Maleleka (Letlabile Community Radio) NW

Sidumisa Inkosi – Trevor Phoswa (Umgungundlovu FM) KZN

Best Amazion (Solo/Group)

‘Ngenelela Nkosi Empilweni Yami’ – The Unity Apostolic In Christ

‘Ngoligcina Izwi’ – Faith In Christ (WINNER)

‘Ujesu Osindisayo’ – Atezs UKZN

‘Thixo Wenyaniso’ – Burning Fire of God

The rest of the 12th SABC Crown Gospel Music Awards 2019 Winners are as follows:

Salt Award 2019

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng , the fourth Chief Justice of the Republic of South Africa.

Best Gospel Female Artist

  • Buhle Nhlangulela
  • Puleng March
  • Kholeka Sosibo
  • Hlengiwe Mhlaba (WINNER)

Best Male Gospel Artist

  • Takie Ndou (WINNER)
  • Sipho Ngwenya
  • Teboho Moloi
  • Sbu Noah

Best Gospel Producer Album

  • Good to Me – 3c Live
  • Amen – Siyanqoba Mthethwa (WINNER)
  • Spirit of Praise – Aubrey Peacock & Benjamin Dube
  • The Journey – Sam Ngonyama

Best Classic of All Time

  • Imvuselelo Yase Natali – ‘Ngibabaza’ (WINNER)
  • Glory of The Last Days – ‘Ngizolibonga’
  • Spirit of Praise 3 – ‘Ngiyakubonga’
  • Hlengiwe Mhlaba – ‘Sewakhile’

Best of Africa Gospel

  • Yvonne May – Our God (Nigeria)
  • Minister Michazi – Salt & Light (Zimbabwe)
  • Uche – Solidiers Of The Cross (Nigeria)
  • High Praise Assemblies – International Songs of Glory (eSwatini) (WINNER)

Best A Capella (Solo/Group)

  • Blessed Accappella – ‘Igama’
  • Chrysolite – ‘Deliver Me’
  • The Hymns of Enseble – ‘Come Oh Come Medley’
  • Nuz Voices of Joy – ‘Nginike Amehlo’

Best Gospel Jazz Song

  • ‘Mbili Yanga’ – Ronnie L  
  • ‘Indalo’ – Puleng March
  • ‘Diary of an Author 1’ – Israel Mkhize (WINNER )
  • ‘Akazeli Akalali’ – Cebile Mthembu

Best Gospel DVD

  • Hope Arise – Takie Ndou
  • Diary of An Author – Israel Mkhize
  • Spirit of Praise 7 – Spirit of Praise 7 (WINNER )
  • Time of God Manifest – Paul K

Best R&B (Gospel/Group)

  • ‘Track 13’ – Ronnie L
  • ‘Merciful’ – Darrien Luke
  • ‘I Will Forever Worship’ – Gospel Goes Classic
  • ‘Ngaphezu Kokufisa’ – Israel Mkhize

Best Rap Gospel Rap (Solo/Group)

  • ‘Believe’ – Hip-Hop Man
  • ‘God did It’ – Church Boyy Bizness
  • ‘Hear Me’ – Shane Li Boy
  • ‘Ndiyekeleni’ – Mda

Best Contemporary Song

  • ‘Merciful’ – Darrien Luke (WINNER)
  • ‘Ngambona’ – Sindi Ntombela
  • ‘We Seek You’ – Infinite Generation
  • ‘Night and Day’ – Ambani Ramaru

Best Clap and Tap Song

  • ‘Menzi Wempilo Zethu’ – True Faith Gospel Choir
  • ‘Tsietsi’ – Kutlwano Ke Matla
  • ‘Thapelo Ya Ka’ – Lejwe La Motheo      

Best Collaboration Gospel Song

  • ‘Have Faith’ – Takie Ndou ft Chairo Ndou
  • ‘Shela Muya’ – Lufuno Phalandwa ft Kgaogelo Kekana
  • ‘You are so Great’ – Mda ft Chumani Ngojo (WINNER)
  • ‘Mbize Reloaded’ – Dumi Mkokstad ft Various gospel artists

Best Worship Song

  • ‘Nga A Rendwe’ – Lufuno Phalandwa
  • ‘Yamkela Imdvumiso’ – Gospel Goes Classic
  • ‘Yahweh We Worship’ – Spirit Of Praise 7
  • ‘All My Best’ – Chumani Ngojo

Best Engineer

  • Job Thako – ‘Hope Arise’ (WINNER)
  • Aaron King Nkosi – ‘Hymns and Worship’
  • Sihle Ngwenya – ‘Khululeka’
  • Wesley Neil – ‘No More Pain’

Best Newcomer

  • Umlazi Gospel Choir
  • Ronnie L
  • Puleng March (WINNER)
  • King D

Best Gospel Group

  • Umlazi Gospel Group – ‘Zimangele’
  • True Faith Gospel Choir – ‘Ungubani’
  • Ithimba – ‘Sesiphunyukile’
  • Spirit of Praise – ‘Spirit of Praise 7’ (WINNER)

Best Gospel Album

  • The Journey – Sipho Ngwenya
  • Amen – Gospel Goes Classical (WINNER)
  • Ewe Getsemane – Sbu Noah
  • Spirit of Praise 7 – Spirit of Praise 7

Best Traditional Gospel

  • ‘Ngibonga Ihlane Lami’ – Nqobile Mbandlwa
  • ‘Imbewu’ – Vangeli
  • ‘Umkhulu’ – Bold Art 2 (WINNER)
  • ‘Zihlale Apha Kum’ – Butho Vuthela

Best Gospel Music Video

  • ‘Blood of The Lamb’ – Camouflage
  • ‘Ngiyamangala’ – Obrey M
  • ‘Kuyokusiza Ngani’ – Sbu Banda (WINNER)
  • ‘Thula Moya’ – Bulelani Koyo

Best Gospel Songwriter

  • Faith Khanyile – ‘Lingevinjwe Icebo Likajehova’
  • Babo Ngcobo – ‘Lodibah’
  • Fisani Masinga – ‘Ngakhe Nkosi Yami’
  • Chumani Ngojo – ‘No More Pain’ (WINNER)

Best Praise Song

  • ‘Lufuno Lwa Yeso’ – Patience Ntuli
  • ‘Ngonyama’ – Dumi Mkokstad
  • ‘Ke Mang Yatshwang’ – Spirit Of Praise
  • ‘Praise’ – Mda

Best Gospel iTende

  • Yamkela Indumiso’ – Lady Bishop Zulu (WINNER)
  • ‘Asiphethe Lutho’ – Mighty Rooted Voices
  • ‘We Were Foreigners’ – Xolisa Kwinana
  • ‘Bayede’ – Londiwe Kamasondo

Best Streamed Gospel Song

·         Yesu Wena unguMhlogo ‘ – Joyous Celebrations (WINNER)

Best Community Outreach by Gospel Artist

·         Minister Harry (WINNER)

Congratulations once again. Let’s keep up the good work and support bazalwane so that South African Gospel artist’s gifts, talents and ministries may continue to flourish win or no win.

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