Winners of 4th INGOMA Awards 2017


The the 4th Independent National Gospel Music Awards (INGOMA) 2017 took place at the Lyric theathe in GoldReef City,Gauteng in 2017. According to Dan Raseluma who is heading the Awards, the project seeks to recognise excellence of upcomming independent South African gospel artists,empower them and celebrate them.  Most of the mainstream South African Gospel artist were first recognised as winners at INGOMA such as Thina Zungu, Sipho Ngwenya ect to name a few.  The awards that were held at a fully packed event and held true to the mandate. Well done to all the nominees that released and contributed to the gospel music industry however the award can only be given to one but in heaven there is a reward for all of us. The 2018 INGOMA nominees have already been announced,the INGOMA Awards will be held again later this year.

Congratulations to all the winners. Here is a list of all the winner of the 4th INGOMA 2017:

Here is the List of the 2017 INGOMA Winners:

1. CATEGORY Best Traditional Gospel Album
Artist Album / Song
Ayanda Shange The Praise Altar

2. CATEGORY Song of the Year
Sipho Ngwenya Jesu Ufikekuseni

3. CATEGORY Best Male Artist
Bheki Gwala Nguye Yedwa

4. CATEGORY Best Gospel Collaboration
Elle Tisane feat Rofhiwa Manyaga Mudzimu wa Lufuno

5. CATEGORY Best Producer
Sam Ngonyama

6. CATEGORY Best Worship Album
Adrian Sing Unashamed

7. CATEGORY Best Gospel Music Video
Mapaseka Lucy Ramantsoe Amandla ango Wakho

8. CATEGORY Best CD Sleeve
Ayanda Shange The Praise Alter

9. CATEGORY Artist of the Year
Obrey M Isimemezelo

10. CATEGORY Best African Gospel Artist
(Based in SA)
Ayo Solanke The Journey Still
11. CATEGORY Best Street Promoting Artist
Anele Bhuka Abanethemba Elinjalo

12. CATEGORY Best Gospel Comedian
13. CATEGORY Album of the Year
Thabelo Netshiunda His Glory

14. CATEGORY Best Community Radio Gospel
Onke Jalamba Zibonele FM

15. CATEGORY Best Female Artist
Elle Tisane In Love

16. CATEGORY Best LIVE Recorded DVD
Alcy Tivane Restored

17. CATEGORY Best Church Choir
Emmanuel The House of Judah Worship the Lord

18. CATEGORY Best Praise Album
Dr. Nano Nenungwi Unrestricted Worship

19. CATEGORY Best Gospel Single
Palesa Ngwenya I Need Your Power

20. CATEGORY Best Song Writer
Tumi-B Renew Me

21. CATEGORY Best Recording Studio
MB Records

22. CATEGORY Best Dressed Artist
Elle Tisane In Love

23. CATEGORY Best LIVE Recorded CD
Lombard Matshige Scaling New Heights

24. CATEGORY Best Gospel Group
Infinite Able God

25. CATEGORY Best Gospel Promoter
Hloni Mokebe

26. CATEGORY Best Accapella Album
Yithi Laba Gospel Singers Ngingaba Yini

27. CATEGORY Best Gospel Rap
Solomon Spenser Aflame

28. CATEGORY Best Backing Vocalist
Lebohang Kgapola

29. CATEGORY Best Gospel Maskandi
Smvat Wakrazulwa

30. CATEGORY Best Pop / Soul Gospel Album
Prof T Gospel Jazz Psalms

31. CATEGORY Best Clap n Tap Album
Lejwe la Motheo Buka
32. CATEGORY Best ZCC Album
City Modiba Thabeng Tsa Sione

33. CATEGORY Best Amazion Album
Joyous of God Ekuphileni Kwethu

34. CATEGORY Best Gospel TV Show
One Roof Bay TV

35. CATEGORY Best Community TV Presenter
Nondumiso Dhlamini Apozion

36. CATEGORY Humanitarian Award
1. Ayanda Ncwane

37. CATEGORY Trailblazer Award
1. Sbu Buthelezi
2. Lindani Ndwandwa

38. CATEGORY Chairperson’s Award
1. Lebo Sekgobela

Congratulations to all the nominees and winners of the 4th INGOMA 2017.