KANVEE GAINES-ADAMS WINS GOSPEL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR 2012
Liberia’s Gospel music industry has for the best years been support the music industry with consistency in production of gospel music.The 7th edition of the saw drama and excitement as top and gospel artistes, producer promoter, and videos were awarded for their creativity and efforts to keep the industry alive. The Bethel Cathedral of Hope in Congo Town came alive last week when the movers and shakers of the gospel music industry gathered.
The night was filled with thrills and soul searching tune from performance to performance, as the ecstatic fans gathered. Currently the gospel music is doing well to sustain the music industry as there are spots of producer ready to producer gospel artiste than secular music .But one will wonder how much these gospel artiste get from their creative works.
Wining 4 awards was Min. Abigail O. Vinton but could not win the Best Gospel Artiste of the year whilst Minister Kanvee Gaines-Adams took hope a total of 2 awards . Liberia leading television program –“Real Gospel Hour ” hosted by JKB took the awards for Best TV Gospel show again .
Speaking at the event Mother Heidy S. Paye made it know to what the will be improvement in the event time to come soon. Liberiaentertainment.com spoke to some of the elated winner, many express the fairness of the awards and were happy that since the inception thing have been smooth and organized well .
There need for government and stakeholders of the music industry to empowered these artiste has been issue of concern but as to what the government is doing to see that funds are available to build capacity is far for them . Liberian gospel musician can learn from other West African country gospel artiste and what strategy has been setup.
The List of Winner Below:
Best Gospel Artiste of the Year – Minister Kanvee Gaines-Adams
Best Gospel song of the Year – “Bundle” by Minister Kanvee Gaines-Adams
Best Vernacular Gospel of the year Best –“KPORMA” by Rev. Evangelist James A. Tour
New Gospel Artiste of the year – Minister Ether line A. Jah
Best Selling Gospel Album of the Year – “GRACE”
Best Gospel Music Video of The Year- “Speak Lord” by Min. Abigail O. Vinton
Best Producer of the year –O.J
Best Gospel Lyrics Composer of the year – Min. Abigail O. Vinton
Best Female Vocalist of the year –Min. Comfort Koon
Best Male Vocalist of the year –Min. Sayon T. Mayson
Best Inspirational Gospel Album of the year –“Speak Lord” by Min. Abigail O. Vinton
Best Gospel stage Performer of the year –Min. Beatrice S. Brown
Best Gospel song Group of the year – Sinkor Community Mass Choir
Best Gospel Praise song of the year – “Holy Ghost Fire Pursue them” by Rev. Mot. Rufina Chukwugbogu
Best Gospel worship song of the year –“ Our Father ”by Min. Comfort Koon
Best Gospel Reggae songs of the year –“Speak Lord ” by Min. Abigail O. Vinton
Best Radio Gospel Musical show of the year –“Chat with the Artiste ”
Best TV Gospel Musical show of the year –“Real Gospel Hour ” Real Tv
Best Gospel music performance of the year – Evang. Rufus Kanneh
Kanvee Adam ,Mrs flanked by other winner