Full Name of Artiste: OSINACHI Joseph, née Kalu
Date of Birth: November 30, 1973.
Nationality: Nigerian (Afikpo South, Ebonyi State, Nigeria)
Occupation: Gospel Singer, Songwriter
Marital Status: Married
Education: B.Sc. Physics from University of Port-Harcourt, Nigeria
Yes, she’s better known and addressed by her coined name “Sinach” which originated from her first name “OSINACHI.”
Sinach is a music minister whose songs and music ministrations have touched many lives all around the world. She is a Worship Leader, Songwriter, Music Minister with a difference; this is because her unique songs and ministrations have a way of captivating you to praise and worship the Almighty God. She started singing as a youngster, while working as a staff of the LoveWorld Inc. aka Christ Embassy Church ministry. This is where she discovered and developed her calling as a music minister. Sinach as she is popularly called has been a staunch follower of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome who happens to be her senior Pastor and mentor. Rev. Dr. Chris Oyakhilome encouraged her to invest in herself and pursue music as a career. She was a young woman with dreams to minister and make great impart in the lives of many, but did not have an idea of how to achieve her dreams, but her mentor helped her achieve her dreams by positioning her right, and inspiring her to write her own songs.
You may ask, “Does she belong to any particular Christian congregation or church?” Yes, Sinach is the Senior Worship Leader in the renowned LoveWorld Inc. aka Christ Embassy. She remains a Senior Worship Leader in her home church choir, despite her busy schedule.
Sinach’s unique songs have positioned her on the global stage that her songs are sung in the seven (7) continents of the world, in different languages, and in different parastatals of government agencies and other organizations.
It is amazing that most of her songs have been remixed with different covers by different gospel artistes all around the world. Interestingly, her songs are not only sung by gospel artistes, there are records of her songs being remixed by secular artistes in different music genres and styles. There is no doubt that her songs have been heard in clubs. In addition, there is no doubt that she has made the millennial gospel music interesting, where anyone can worship irrespective of your age and ethnicity.
Here is a list of some of her songs that have been remixed, covered and sung by other gospel and secular music artistes:
- Way Maker
- I Know Who I Am
- I Live For You
- Unchanging God
- Great Are You Lord
- He Did It Again
- Precious Jesus
- The Name of Jesus
- This Is my Season
- Awesome God
- For This
- I Stand Amazed
- Simply Devoted
- Jesus is Alive
- With All My Heart
- Jesus I Love You
She has written and recorded more than 200 singles with more than 10 albums. One of her songs, “Way Maker” has won the Global Gold Platinum Certificate Awards in the United States. “Way Maker,” which has more than 100 Million (100M) views on YouTube has sold more than 100 Million (100,000,000) units worldwide. This crowned her the First Nigerian Gospel Music Artiste to have obtained over a 100 Million views on a single video on YouTube. “Way Maker” happens to be the song with the highest number of Covers and Remixes in different languages and by different gospel and secular music artistes.
Here is a list of some of her Albums:
- Chapter One
- I’m Blessed
- Shout it Loud
- From Glory to Glory
- Sinach at Christmas
- Sinach Live in Concert – The Name of Jesus
- Waymaker – Live
- There’s an Overflow
- Great God (Live in London)
One of her many achievements is her induction into the Bethlehem Hall of Fame in 2017. Indeed, God can do great things through any vessel. “God moves in a way mysterious ways, He wonders to perform.”
Sinach is the first African gospel artiste to tour in India and host different gospel music concerts, with thousands of Christians in attendance. She uses her platform as an evangelical mission for winning souls and turning many to Christ. She is motivated with great desire to see her songs sung in different churches, to inspire Christians to worship God in the Spirit and in truth as the Bible demands. She is motivated to see her songs change lives and turn many to Christ.
She has achieved so much in the past 25 years that her impart in the gospel music industry led her to host a mentorship program in collaboration with GosGem.
Other Awards and Achievements include:
- 2016 LoveWorld Music & Art Awards – 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
For over 25 years, her ministrations have touched lives all around the world bringing divine health, life, hope, encouragement and strength. Hundreds and thousands of testimonies are recorded daily from around the world, making known the impart her music is having around the world.
She has ministered in several countries including:
- South Africa
- United States
- Antigua & Barbuda
- Trinidad and Tobago
- The British Virgin Islands
- Saint Maarten
- United Kingdom
Sinach organizes her self-acclaimed music concert titled “SINACH Live IN Concert”. This is an annual series of Music Concert, which she holds in different cities all around the world. The series started in 2017, and she has been able to host the event successfully at different locations and cities where people gather to worship God in truth and in Spirit. Here are some of the cities and locations where she has hosted the events:
- South Africa
- British Virgin Islands
One of the things nobody would want to admit or agree with is that Sinach is or one of the richest Gospel Artistes in Nigeria and within the shores of Africa.
Sinach is a mother who had her first child in 2019 at the age of 46 years. This was a special event in her life and her husband that she kept the pregnancy private until the end. Her Man of God and the President of The LoveWorld Inc. who happens to be her senior pastor and Godfather made the announcement of