Nigerian Gospel singer, Sinach has been announced as the first African and Black artiste to be on the American Billboard for number one spot on the Christian Songwriters‘ category. She achieved this feat with Way Maker, her biggest song and arguably the biggest Nigerian Gospel song ever.
The news was shared by the gospel artiste on Instagram who also revealed that the song Way Maker has maintained the number one position for the past 7 weeks without her even knowing it and the good news was recently brought to her attention.
In a post, she said: So apparently We have been No 1 on billboard USA for Christian song writer for 7 weeks !! Look at God!! First Black person 😳😳😳😳😳😳
First from Africa … So grateful to God!! Thank you @billboard … It’s not a competition however, this shows that we are making impact with what God has assigned us to. When you impact people with the gift of God influencing them for Jesus that’s something to celebrate!! I am so grateful to my team ( band, producers and publishers ) . My home team for cheering me! My family, My Mum and siblings, My Mentor Pastor Chris and local church #Loveworld. Thank you @billboard !! It’s our win AFRICA / NIGERIA ! #AFRICAisforJesus #waymaker
Billboard shared the data here.