Gospel artist wins at Sava awards

2018-12-26 06:00
PHOTO: suppliedGospel artist Sihle Mncwabe with his award.

PHOTO: suppliedGospel artist Sihle Mncwabe with his award.

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BORN and bred in Imbali Unit J, young gospel artist Sihle Mncwabe became one of the award winners at the South African Volunteers Awards (Sava) that were held in Eshowe on Sunday, December 16.

Mncwabe (29) won Best Male Gospel Artist of the Year with his song Sikuyo Indlela.

Speaking to Echo, Mncwabe said: “I am so excited because I won in the same category last year at these awards. This shows that I am on the right track; I am doing a good job. I just need to continue working hard and push my music.

“Next year I want to move over to Crown Gospel Awards or Ingoma Awards,” he said.

Mncwabe recently released his third album, titled Mayenzeke Intando Yakho, and is busy promoting it now.

“Next year I will be not enter the Sava awards because I want to give other gospel artists a chance to showcase their talent.

“There are lot of talented musicians who need a chance. It is very important for us as artists to support each other; in that way we will all succeed,” he said.

Mcwabe started singing in assembly at school while in Grade 1 at Henryville Primary School. He then joined the school choir. After primary school, he went to KwaPata High School and joined the school choir as well. In 2009 he went Johannesburg where he started working with the late gospel artist Lundi Tyamara. He started recording his first album in 2010.

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