There is a beauty to the Yoruba Language, and when aired with Gospel Music, magic is made. The best songs have so much color that they make you want to sing, dance, chant, and give praise.
However, you don’t need to necessarily understand all the words because the beauty of the voices and the flow of the lyrics capture you and take you to a different place.
Here are Five Yoruba Gospel Songs You Need to Listen to This Year!
Titi Kan – Lara George
Lara George is one of Yoruba music’s foremost leaders, and Titi Kan remains one of the best pieces of music that she has released in the past few years. The multi-talented singer delivered the track in 2021, and it remains evergreen to this day. It’s a catchy song that makes you want to sing and dance as you worship.
Olorun Agbaye (You are Mighty) – Nathaniel Bassey
A Nigerian praise and worship song’s playlist is not complete without a tune from the legendary Nathaniel Bassey. The track talks about the greatness of God and how nothing is impossible with him. This Yoruba gospel song is one that will have you singing the Lord’s praises every morning.
Ijoba Orun – Lara George
The second showing, by the multi-talented singer Lara George, is a beloved anthem for the faithful and one that again shows off her powerful vocals. The song talks about the Kingdom of Heaven and acknowledges the power of God’s Grace. It’s certainly a tune that should be front and center of any Yoruba Gospel playlist.
Iwo Ni Oluwa – Yinka Ayefele
He is noted as one of Nigerian gospel music’s most celebrated artists and is himself a multi-talented producer, singer and songwriter. Aside from that, he is the founder of a radio station that allows him to spotlight some of the top and upcoming musicians from his country. Despite a horrific accident that the disabled, Yinka has managed to continuously soar to new heights and prove that there is nothing impossible without faith. Iwo Ni Oluwa is a standout song that deserves all the love and attention it receives.
Iro Ayo – Mike Abdul ft. Omotola Jayeola
A great collaboration that finds Mike Abdul teaming up with Omotola Jayeola on the song Iro Ayo. Abdul is an Afrimma-nominated artist and at the top of his class. The song is considered one of thanksgiving and plays especially during times of celebration while bringing you peace. An exception is gospel songs which also remain evergreen. Born and raised in Lagos, many of his songs have become trendy and popular and continue to stand the test of time.
Selecting Yoruba Gospel Songs to fit into your playlist is not a difficult task, given the vast amount of high-quality, praiseworthy music there is out there from a huge array of artists. Here’s an amazing playlist that will help you find some gems.
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