Gospel legend Vuyo Mokoena to be honoured with lifetime achievement

Gospel legend Vuyo Mokoena to be honoured with lifetime achievement

2018 marks the 10th year since the tragic death of gospel legend, Vuyo Mokoena. He will be honoured with a lifetime achievement award during the All White Gospel Picnic, and Joyous Celebration will perform in his honour.

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Vuyo was adored by millions of South Africans, and he was considered a trendsetter as well as talented singer.

In his time as gospel singer, Vuyo was awarded many awards.

He was the lead singer for Joyous Celebration, and they became a super-group thanks to a combination of wonderful talents.

SowetanLIVE reports that Vuyo will be honoured for his contribution to gospel during the annual All White Gospel Picnic.

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Kholeka, Sipho Ngwenya and Joyous Celebration will do a tribute performance in memory of Vuyo.

Thami Ngubeni and Vusi Gcabashe will host the event, and this is also the first lifetime achievement award that the pair will award.

Vuyo will be the first recipient of the award. His widow, Tebogo Mokoena, is happy that he will be celebrated in this manner.

We are grateful that there are people who want to celebrate Vuyo. Music nourished his soul and he would be extremely proud to hear two remarkable artists like Kholeka and Sipho performing some of his greatest hits. I am a fan of their music and I know they will amaze fans with the tribute to Vuyo.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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