Tuesday 23rd July 2019,
Soweto Gospel Fans

Anele Bizane

Media: OUTsurance Partnership

Media: OUTsurance Partnership

Looks like the Soweto Gospel Choir have partnered up with South African insurance company OUTsurance in their funeral plans. The Choir have re-recorded some of their songs and OUTsurance has released these new versions in an In Loving Memory playlist. Listen, watch and view below! (I’m guessing all this was done in November/December of last [...]

March 2, 2019 Elaine Audio, Photos, Videos 0

Soweto Gospel Choir riding high after Grammy win

Soweto Gospel Choir riding high after Grammy win

by Michelle Gumede/AFPMarch 2, 2019 When the Soweto Gospel Choir was named as winner of the Grammy for Best World Music Album, it earned the ensemble a place in the music history books. Announced by Questlove, drummer from the US hip hop band The Roots, the award sparked an explosion of excitement among the South [...]

March 2, 2019 Elaine Articles, Photos 0

Videos: B-Roll of Rehearsals & Interviews

Videos: B-Roll of Rehearsals & Interviews

Watch short video segments released by EFE and AFP of the Soweto Gospel Choir rehearsing in Rosebank post Grammy win. B-roll of choir rehearsing is primarily the second/home choir; with short interview snippets with Shimmy, Mulalo, Mary and Milton. [...]

March 2, 2019 Elaine Videos 0

Media: Opening the JSE

Media: Opening the JSE

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange celebrated the Soweto Gospel Choir on February 22, 2019. View videos and photos from the special morning below! Credit: SGC social, JSE and various others! …and the market is open! Probably the liveliest and LOUDEST one we’ve had so far. Thank you, @Sowetogospel choir. pic.twitter.com/9K3IPHgbjg — JSE (@JSE_Group) February 22, 2019 [...]

February 22, 2019 Elaine Photos, Videos 0

Photos: AFP Rehearsal Shots

Photos: AFP Rehearsal Shots

The AFP were on hand for a Soweto Gospel Choir rehearsal on February 21, 2019. Photos via Getty below! [...]

February 21, 2019 Elaine Photos 0

Media: Post-Grammy Airport Arrival

Media: Post-Grammy Airport Arrival

Watch members of the Soweto Gospel Choir welcome their fellow choir members at the OR Tambo International Airport on February 15, 2019 following their big Grammy win the weekend before! Jubilation has greeted the Soweto Gospel Choir as members of the Grammy Award-winning group touched down on home soil. The choir's taken the Best World [...]

February 15, 2019 Elaine Photos, Videos 0

Media: Nelson Mandela Tribute Lecture

Media: Nelson Mandela Tribute Lecture

The Soweto Gospel Choir took part in the Nelson Mandela Tribute lecture held by the Nelson Mandela Foundation on December 6, 2018 at the University of South Africa. The event was headlined by internationally renowned author and activist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and the 3rd/home choir provided the musical entertainment during the event. Photos of SGC from the [...]

December 6, 2018 Elaine Photos, Videos 0

Media: Global Citizen Festival

Media: Global Citizen Festival

The Soweto Gospel Choir took part in the Global Citizen Festival held on December 2, 2018 from Johannesburg, South Africa. They The 3rd/home choir kicked off the festival with Rolihlahla Mandela, Umandela Uthi Ayihlome Ihlasele and the South African National Anthem (with the cutest children’s choir!). Next, they performed with WizKid and Eddie Vedder (Long Road and Better Man). A few members [...]

December 2, 2018 Elaine Photos, Videos 0

Media: Next 100 Summit

Media: Next 100 Summit

The Soweto Gospel Choir opened up the Next 100 Summit on November 29, 2018 with a 18-minute long “mini-concert” in Johannesburg, South Africa. Songs the third/home choir performed were Hlonolofatsa, Avulekile Amasango/One Love, Rolihlahla Mandela, Umandela Uthi Ayihlome Ihlasele and Pata Pata. Photos and video below! (Credits: OkayAfrica) [...]

November 29, 2018 Elaine Photos, Videos 0

Media: 2018 International Children’s Peace Prize

Media: 2018 International Children’s Peace Prize

A compilation of Soweto Gospel Choir on stage during the 2018 International Children’s Peace Prize held on November 20, 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa. With two touring choirs in North America and Europe during this time, a “third” choir was formed to cover all the local gigs that the main home-based second choir usually takes [...]

November 20, 2018 Elaine Photos, Videos 0