Osinachi Kalu Joseph popularly known in showbiz as Sinach
Osinachi Kalu Joseph popularly known in showbiz as Sinach was born on 30 March 1973 in Lagos city, Nigeria.
Furthermore, Sinach, a Nigerian American stylish Gospel music singer, songwriter, and senior worship leader at Believers’ Loveworld International.
So, she is known globally for several gospel hits songs which include, “Way Maker”, “I Know Who I Am”, “Great Are You Lord”, “Rejoice”, “He Did It Again”, “Precious Jesus”, “The Name of Jesus”, “This Is my Season”, “Awesome God”, “For This”, “I Stand Amazed”, “Simply Devoted” and “Jesus is Alive”.
Most noteworthy, Sinach is an award winning songwriter, vocalist and a specially anointed international worship leader of our time.
Due to, Sinach is greatly motivated with the desire to see her songs, writings and concerts inspire the church and the whole world to worship God and be lifted, healed and for her listeners to be filled with the Glory of God through her music.
Even more, over 25 years, her songs have ministered to millions bringing healing, hope, encouragement and strengthening their faith.
Almost, thousands of comments, and hundreds of testimonies are recorded daily from around the world, making known the impact her music is having around the world.
Sinach hails from Ebonyi State, Eastern Nigeria, and is the second daughter of seven children.
Growing up, she had dreams of singing to large audiences, and always loved singing, but did not have any plan to sing professionally.
She started singing in 1989 as a hobby, arousing admiration from family and friends, but nothing was done about it until much later in her life, while working as a staff and choir member in Christ Embassy, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s Church.
She nursed the ambition to relocate from Nigeria after her University education, but was advised against it by Pastor Oyakhilome.
Therefore, Sinach continued in Christ Embassy as a worship leader, singing at all Church Services, Healing programs, Night of Bliss crusades, Total Experience, Higher Life Conferences and programs organised by Christ Embassy.
In a recent interview with Punch Newspapers, she stated that the only professional step she took in her musical career at the early stages was joining the choir, which she didn’t think was going to make her a famous singer, whose songs are being sung in many Churches around the world.
In 2016, Sinach was the first recipient of the LIMA Songwriter of the Decade Award, recognising her outstanding and undeniable contribution to gospel music in the past decade, with her songs being sung in many countries, translated to many languages, on all continents of the world.
Hence, same year, she received the African Achievers’ Award for Global Excellence, putting her in a prestigious list of Africans which include Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu, Joyce Banda, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Fadumo Dayib, Babatunde Fashola, and a few more.
Also, that same year, for the second time in a row, she won the Western Africa Artist Of The Year by Groove Awards in Kenya, and was listed by YNaija alongside Chris Oyakhilome, Enoch Adeboye as one of the Top 100 Influential Christians in Nigeria.
When speaking on how she came by her stage name Sinach, she said:
“I chose that from my name Osinachi because it is easy to pronounce and catchy”
As a songwriter, Sinach has written over 200 songs and won several awards.
Her song ‘This Is Your Season’ won the Song of the Year award in 2008.
Many of her songs are sung by several churches and people all over the world.
One of her most popular songs is ‘I Know Who I Am’.
Finally, Sinach has performed in several countries including Kenya, at Citam Karen church, South Africa, United States, Antigua & Barbuda, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Uganda at the Miracle Centre Cathedral, a church led by Pastor Robert Kayanja, Barbados, The British Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
I am Blessed
Shout it Loud
From Glory to Glory
Sinach at Christmas
Sinach Live in Concert- The Name of Jesus
Awards and nominations
2016 LIMA Songwriter of the Decade Award
Groove Awards’ Western Africa Artist Of The Year
2016 African Achievers’ Award for Global Excellence
Top 100 Influential Christians in Nigeria.
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