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Sinach becomes first African to rank No 1 on billboard USA

Gospel singer and songwriter Osinachi Joseph is excited as she ranks No 1 on USA billboard for Christian songwriter for almost 2 months.

”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 #loveworld @joe_egbu  @integritymusic #speedoftheHiolyGhost
#sponsoredbygrace #sinach #waymaker” she wrote on social media.


Sinach as she’s fondly called, started off singing while working as a staff and choir member in pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s Church Christ Embassy.

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The 47 year old had written many songs before dropping her first album, Chapter One in 2008.

In the same year her song ‘This Is Your Season’ won the Song of the Year award.

In 2016, the singer was the first to receive the Love world International Music and Arts (LIMA Songwriter of the Decade Award) in recognition of her contribution to gospel music.

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The ‘I Know Who I Am’ crooner has written over 200 songs and won several awards.

The worship leader also received the African Achievers’ Award for Global Excellence.

And the Western Africa Artist Of The Year by Groove Awards in Kenya.

She was also listed by YNaija alongside Chris Oyakhilome, Enoch Adeboye as one of the Top 100 Influential Christians in Nigeria in same year.


The mum of one is however from Ebonyi State in Nigeria, and is the second daughter of seven children.

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Sinach married Joseph Egbu in Christ Embassy In 2014.

The couple welcomed their first child, five years after marriage in 2019.


Sinach has performed and headlined concerts in countries like Kenya, Dominica, South Africa, United States, Canada, Antigua & Barbuda.

Also Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Grenada, Uganda, Barbados, The British Virgin Islands, Zambia, Saint Maarten, the United Kingdom, India and many more.

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