South African Gospel singer Uche Agu is a Nigerian Born gospel singer, He has from Imo State , Nigeria. He moved to South Africa to propagate the gospel with his song.He is signed to Dream Gospel/Captial. He won the prestigeous Crown Gospel Music Awards 2015,Under categories of BEST OF AFRICA:
Determined to reach millions globally as he’s successfully done in
Africa, Europe, and the Caribbean, Uche Agu has infused his musical
brand with vibrant sounds of techno, rock, reggae, Latin and traditional
gospel sound with the roots of raw African rhythm.
fame in the Africa diaspora as the soloist on the South African musical
ensemble Joyous Celebration’s contagiously popular hit “My God is Good”.
With well over 3 million views on YouTube since its release in 2009,
he has captivated audiences as the headline performer for over 70,000 on
tour through the African Continent. Uche’s popularity led him to
perform for some of the largest congregations and audiences throughout
the USA, Caribbean Islands, United Kingdom, Amsterdam, Italy and
His new album, “The Glory Experience | Live in Houston”
reflects a diversity rarely showcased in the African Gospel, American
Gospel and the Christian Worship genres. To create a true, organic yet
quality sound Uche has pulled from the expertise of world class
recording personnel such as Dove, Stellar & Grammy™ nominated
producer, musician and songwriter Clay Bogan III (William McDowell,
Israel & New Breed, Hezekiah Walker); coveted vocal arranger and
worship artist, Daniel Johnson; world-class drummer Chris Coleman
(Israel & New Breed, Chaka Khan, Prince); Grammy™ award winning
recording engineer, Danny Duncan (Israel Houghton, Chris Tomlin) and
Grammy™ award winning mix engineer, Paul “Salvo” Salveson (Israel
Houghton, Royal Tailor). This all-star team came together to create an
eclectic gospel mix that blends sounds from all around the world with
the synergy of African rhythms…truly a work of art.
thread uniting the assorted sounds of the album is the mission behind
each track: awaken the bigness of God to the listener with sounds from
around the globe. Uche’s passion for God is demonstrated in his
approach to praise and worship. From the new remix of his classic “My God Is Good”, the ever so catchy “The Glory” and “Make God Big”, the mission is clear. Even in the Caribbean-Latin fusion on “All Over” and a soft rock motif on “Yahweh”, or. Gospel-reggae “No Way” are infused with God’s greatness and a distinctive declaration of faith.
Uche also pays homage to his homeland with the beautifully arranged “African Worship Medley”. He leads the audience with classics like “Most High”, “You Are Wonderful” & “Never Let Me Go”.
The medley seamlessly flows together as Uche and the audience come
together in a robust worshipful expression that displays a sincere love
for God. Uche’s aggressive mission to connect globally through his music
comes by no surprise. He is amongst a new breed of worship leaders
that feels God is positioning them to incite revival amongst a new
generation of believers through praise and worship.
He was born
into a family of faith in the eastern part of Nigeria, Onitsha in Anamra
State where his parents Isikaku and Lovelyn Agu were pastors. The
energetic child began to preach and sing at the age of 3 as he attempted
to minister to his own family members. His father prophesied that the
child would become a minister of music and he became one before he
finished high school. Uche’s journey has led him to serve at Redeemed
Christian Church of God in Nairobi, earn a degree in Theology from World
Harvest Theological College and serve as a minister of music in several
In the midst of fulfilling his calling to
spread the gospel, Uche has a burning desire to give back to his
community and support the less privileged around the world through his
ministry. While visiting a small village in Klaas Creek (South America),
he realized the need to make God Big by helping struggling communities
know the message of hope, faith and love. In 2015 Uche will launch the
Messenja Foundation that will serve small villages as well as create a
platform for hidden talent in music and the arts that often go unnoticed
in underprivileged communities.