Cwesi Oteng is a young gospel music sensation making a strong statement for African Gospel Music. He has one album to credit, ‘Blessed Are They’. However, ever since his the re-structure of his music ministry, added focus on youth and charity works and the release of the inspiring and thought-provoking hit single plus it’s video,’Mercy (But for Your Mercy)’, Cwesi is garnering attention all over the world.
The hit single has earned him multiple nominations at the 2011 Africa Gospel Music Awards (including Best Gospel Video & Discovery of the Year), won the New Artiste of the Year at the 2011 Ghana Gospel Industry Awards (he had multiple nominations there too), in November of 2011 won the ‘Best Gospel Video’ at the 2011Vodafone-4syte Music Video Awards and two months ago won Best Lyrics for a Most Wanted Song at the Christian Community Contemporary Gospel Music Awards.
His new single, ‘God Dey Bless Me’ (Speak Those Things) is now a huge inspirational hit song all over Africa having propelled Cwesi to earn three nominations in three prestigious categories at the 2012 Africa Gospel Music Awards (Song of the Year, Video of the Year and Artiste of the Year West Africa) slated for July 7, 2012.
Cwesi has earned all the above recognition with just two prelude singles off his upcoming with fans’ highly anticipating the’Mercy Project album release in September.
Source: Paul Azumah-Ayitey
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