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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

Video: David Rocco’s Dolce Africa: Soweto

Video: David Rocco’s Dolce Africa: Soweto

Celebrity chef, David Rocco‘s new season of his television show has him traveling to Africa. In the fourth episode, David explores Soweto and spends some time with the Soweto Gospel Choir. Below is a preview of the Soweto episode: The series is already airing on various networks worldwide (ie. TLN in Canada, National Geographic in Asia etc.); so [...]

December 24, 2018 Elaine Photos, Videos 0

Media: Discovery South Africa Event

Media: Discovery South Africa Event

Discovery South Africa introduced Olympic champion Caster Semenya as their Ambassador, and held a huge event in her honour at their headquarters on October 4, 2018. The Soweto Gospel Choir performed during the event, where they welcome Caster in song and led the entire building in the South African national anthem. You will notice some familiar [...]

October 4, 2018 Elaine Photos, Videos 0

Photos: 2018 News UK Travel Awards

Photos: 2018 News UK Travel Awards

The Soweto Gospel Choir performed at the 2018 News UK Travel Awards held by South African Tourism on September 20, 2018 at the Bakubung Bush Lodge. Photo Credit: SGC social [...]

September 20, 2018 Elaine Photos 0

Photos: Starlight Classic

Photos: Starlight Classic

The Soweto Gospel Choir performed at the 2018 Starlight Classic held at the Johannesburg Country Club on September 15, 2018. Photos: SGC social media [...]

September 15, 2018 Elaine Photos 0

Photos: Rehearsals Continue

Photos: Rehearsals Continue

Preparations for the upcoming tours continue in Soweto! Photo Credit: SGC social media [...]

September 13, 2018 Elaine Photos 0

Photos: Rehearsing New Tours

Photos: Rehearsing New Tours

With both North American and European tours coming up, the full Soweto Gospel Choir is hard at work getting the shows ready. Choir members will be split and everyone is learning the new show. Should be fun to see the end results! Photo Credits: SGC social media semang, surprise, matshepo, hlweweng, new zaza, gugu, bubu, dudu, [...]

September 1, 2018 Elaine Photos 0