How Sinach’s “Way Maker” became the first Nigerian Gospel Song to Stay 7 weeks on Billboard

How Sinach's "Way Maker" became the first Nigerian Gospel Song to Stay 7 weeks on Christian Billboard

Osinachi Joseph popularly known as Sinach is a Nigerian Songwriter who continues to put Nigeria on the map through her gospel songs.

Sinach started her music career in Christ Embassy under the leadership of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome where she is a senior worship leader and also worked as an administrative staff in the Church, OYOGist.com reports.

She had written many songs before she released her first album, “Chapter One” in 2008. Her song ‘This Is Your Season’ won the Song of the Year award in 2008.

“Way Maker” currently has over 150 million views and counting on YouTube which is by far a very good record for an African Gospel Song, this has attracted several artistes all over the world such as Leeland, Michael W. Smith, Vanessa Campagna and Madelyn Berry to mention a few to make covers of the popular song, OYOGist.com reports.

“I Know Who I Am”, “Great Are You Lord”, “Rejoice”, “He Did It Again”, “Precious Jesus”, “The Name of Jesus”, “This Is My Season”, “Awesome God”, “For This”, “I Stand Amazed”, “Simply Devoted” and “Jesus is Alive” are other popular songs by Sinach.

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In May 2020, she debut the first African artist to top the Billboard Christian Songwriters chart. Sinach was also the first artiste in Africa to tour India with thousands in attendance.

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