It’s good to see that Gospel singers in Nigeria have their own award gala where the best gospel talents in the country are recognized.
It was a massive turn out as everybody that matters in Nigeria’s gospel circle was present at the Muson Centre in Lagos yesterday, as the 2014 edition of The Crystal Awards was staged.
In attendance were notable names like Bolaji Mogaji, Kayode Olusoji, Moji Olusoji, Frank Edwards, Mike Abdul, Monique, Rasqui, Nene Soul Diva, Sabina, DJ Gosporella, Nikki Laoye, etc.
One of the high points of the event, was Olutola Omoniyi of Praiseworld Radio team proposing to to his girlfriend, when he came on stage to present the award for the Best Urban Inspirational Gospel song.
Full list of Crystal Awards 2014 recipients below:
1. Artiste of the Year: PITA
2. Song of the Year: “Morire” by Mike Abdul
3. Best Male Vocalist: Frank Edwards
4. Best Female Vocalist: Lara George
5. Best Praise Song: “Twale” by PITA
6. Best Worship Song: “Only You” by Nikki Laoye
7. Best Group: Tehila Crew
8. Best Rap/Hip Hop: IBK Spaceshipboi
9. Best Choir: Grace Assembly Choir
10. Album of the year: “Justified” by Eben
11. Best New Artiste: Preye
12. Best Video: “You Are Great” by Ayo Vincent ft. Joe Praize
13. Best Traditional Gospel: Okiki Jesu
14. Best Producer: Wilson Joel
15. Best Reggae: Buchi.
16. Best Video Director: Yinka Davids
17. Best On-air Personality: DJ Gosporella
18. Best Male Artiste In Diaspora: Lawrence Ikiri
19. Best Female Artiste In Diaspora: Isabella
20. Best Rock: Joe Praize
21. Best Use Of Instrument: Mike Aremu
22. Comedian of The Year: Akpororo
23. Best Collaboration: “Hail My King” by Obiwon ft. Frank Edwards, Eben & Kenny K’ore
24. Best Urban/Inspirational: “Badman” by Henrisoul
EVERGREEN AWARD: Pastor Joseph Adelakun Ayewa.