MTN Joyous Celebration gospel choir bags yet another big milestone

MTN Joyous Celebration gospel choir bags yet another big milestone

- Joyous Celebration has added one more moment to be proud of to many decades of brilliance

- The group has been the biggest gospel group in Mzansi since it first kicked off in 1994

- Now, they can boast with the numbers to show their success - the group is the most-streamed in SA on Deezer

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Joyous Celebration formed in 1994 and has been growing ever-popular, becoming one of Mzansi's biggest gospel groups.

They've treated South Africans to 22 albums and aren't showing any signs of slowing down any time soon.

In fact, Joyous Celebration is planning to record their 23rd album very soon, if they're not already busy.

They are consistently breaking barriers and became the first SA gospel group to win four SA Music Awards, as reported on by News24.

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Now, the group can also show off with a new achievement that reflects their success: they are 2019's most-streamed artist on Deezer, which is a French online music streaming service.

This comes shortly after reported that the Ndlovu Youth Choir brought us a uniquely Mzansi-flavoured Silent Night, with the help of fellow SA singers.

The collaboration is part of the choir's #HopeForTheHolidays drive, which hopes to unite South Africans by breaking language barriers through music.

Singers such as Donald Moashe, Lira, Yanga, Elvis Blue and Nadine came together to create a truly beautiful song. Chorister Babalwa Maqungo said the artists were more than happy to put their names behind the initiative.

The six languages in which Silent Night is sung are IsiZulu, IsiXhosa, Afrikaans, Setswana, Sesotho and English, and it soothes the soul to hear these languages go together so well.

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