Meet Popular Celebrities In Nigeria Who Were Once Gospel Singer – Top 5

Nigeria has produced a slew of talented musicians who have made their mark in the secular music industry, glamsquad reports.


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Many of these musicians, however, began their musical careers in church choirs. These musicians honed their craft and developed their talents in the church before transitioning to secular music, from multi-instrumentalists to choir masters.

This article looks at some of the notable Nigerian artists who have transitioned from church choir to secular music scene.

Jazzy Don Jazzy

Don Jazzy, a multi-instrumentalist, was once the music director of his church choir.

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D’banj was a member of his church choir before moving to the UK. There he later met Don Jazzy.

Martins, J.

J Martins and his seven siblings all got the singing bug from their mother, who was a choir mistress. He used to only produce music for gospel singers.


He began his musical career in the church choir before spending three years as a backup singer for Eedris Abdulkareem.


Big Wiz began singing in the church choir at the age of 11 and has been in love with music ever since. He even released an album in a church.

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