SA’s top Gospel artists honoured at Crown Gospel Awards

Ntokozo Mbambo and Hlengiwe Mhlaba. Ntokozo won the awards for Best Female and Best Gospel Artist. (PHOTO: Radiobiz)

South Africa’s rich Gospel music talent was on display at the 5th SABC Crown Gospel Awards at the Durban International Convention Centre on Sunday.

Ntokozo Mbambo was the night’s biggest winner, walking away with the awards for the Best Female Artist and Best Gospel Artist, while new gospel music sensation Thina Zungu received awards for Best Song Writer and Best Gospel Song for the song Kwanqabumusa, reports the SABC.  Sipho Makhabane was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Ligwalagwala FM’s Siyadvumisa was given the nod for the Best Gospel Radio Show.

The glittering evening will be televised on December 2 at 20h00 on SABC1.

Here is a list of all the winners:

CATEGORIES VOTED BY THE PUBLIC

1. BEST GOSPEL SONG    THINA ZUNGU
2. BEST GOSPEL TV SHOW    ITS GOSPEL TIME
3. BEST GOSPEL RADIO SHOW    SIYADVUMISA
4. BEST GOSPEL COMMUNITY RADIO SHOW    GOSPEL TUNES
5. BEST GOSPEL ARTIST NTOKOZO MBAMBO
6. BEST AMAZION    UKUPHILA KWEGUARDIAN

FINAL CGMA 2012 WINNERS

1. BEST GOSPEL CLASSIC OF ALL TIMES    AVANTE – QINA
2. BEST GOSPEL SONGWRITER THINA ZUNGU
3. BEST GOSPEL POETRY    VUSIMUZI PHAKATHI
4. BEST GOSPEL RAP    LAST DAYS FAMILY
5. BEST GOSPEL ACCAPPELLA (SOLO/GROUP)    REALITY 7
6. BEST GOSPEL ENGINEER    MARK MONTGOMERY
7. BEST COLLABORATION GOSPEL SONG    REDEEMED
8. BEST GOSPEL FEMALE    NTOKOZO MBAMBO
9. BEST PRAISE ALBUM    KGOTSO MAKGALEMA
10 BEST TRADITIONAL GOSPEL NCANDWENI CHRIST AMBASSADORS
11. BEST CONTEMPORY ALBUM    KARABO MONGATANE
12. BEST WORSHIP ALBUM    BIG FISH WORSHIP CHAPTER 1
13. BEST GOSPEL MALE    ISRAEL MOSEHLA
14. BEST GOSPEL NEWCOMER    WE WILL WORSHIP
15. BEST GOSPEL R & B DR. TUMI
16. BEST GOSPEL GROUP    WORSHIP HOUSE
17. BEST COMMUNITY OUTREACH    TRUE FAITH GOSPEL CHIOR, LEBO SEKGOBELA, TSHWANE GOSPEL CHIOR, ISETHEMBISO and ISRAEL MOSEHLA
18. BEST GOSPEL PRODUCER    JONATHAN HIMILTON
19. BEST CHURCH CHIOR TACC NATIONAL GOSPEL CHIOR
20. BEST GOSPEL MUSIC VIDEO    SIBONGILE SIBEKO
21. BEST OF AFRICA    FREDDY WHALES
22. BEST GOSPEL DVD    KEKE PHOOFOLO
23. BEST GOSPEL GROUP    WORSHIP HOUSE
24. BEST CONTEMPORARY ALBUM    KARABO MONGATANE
25. BEST GOSPEL AFRIKAANS    INVERWONDERING

12 Comments

  1. When is Dumi Mkokstad winning maar? Hiz tracks are in fire!

  2. Dumi Mkokstad tracks are on fire…..

  3. I love SA gospel music and I encourage all artists to keep on keeping on @ all times jesus is with you in this journey

  4. Tacc national choir im so proud of u guys ilove u malihambe ivangeli laba postile

  5. I love south African gospel keep on guys

  6. quinter achieng

    am your big fun…love u guys

  7. How long will take for luleka mhlanga to win the award because her album (lizwi) is cracking down the walls of jericho

  8. i luv all SA Gospel artist. God richly bless u all n continue to increase u in annointin n glory dt u will touch lives with the songs u are all singing. luv u all

  9. Thina Zungu rocks. I love the way he worship the Almighty God. WOW

  10. Dumi mkokstad is the best singer and writer of all time he even writes for the almighty thina zungu

  11. Great is his faithfulness.