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Omawumi, Kaffy, Darey Art Alade, TY Mix, Others attend the Unveiling of Africa’s Biggest Gospel Talent Hunt for Children & Youth – God’s Children Great Talent (GCGT) Season 7

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Kaffy, TY Mix and Omawumi – Judges of GCGT Season 7

Some of Nigeria’s finest artistes, actors and entertainers came together yesterday, Tuesday, March 7, 2017 for the ground breaking unveil of God’s Children Great Talent (GCGT) Season 7, Africa’s biggest gospel talent competition for children and youth.

The media unveil event which held at Four Points by Sheraton in Victoria Island, Lagos revealed Uti Nwachukwu and Ayo Thompson as hosts for this year’s edition while award winning singer, Omawumi, choreographer, Kaffy and music producer, TY Mix were announced as GCGT season 7 judges.

Among notable faces spotted at the event included Darey Art Alade, Omawumi, Kaffy, Uti Nwachukwu, TY Mix, Nikki Laoye, Sensei Uche, and other celebrities.

The media unveil hosted by the City of David Parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in partnership with the HOW foundation, featured exciting performances from past winners of God’s Children Great Talent competition. Guests were also treated to special highlights from previous editions of the GCGT competition.

God’s Children Great Talent (GCGT) is Africa’s biggest gospel children and youth talent competition. An initiative of the City of David Parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God that continues to identify and celebrate talents in children and young adults from age 5 to 20 years.

The search this season covers four main categories that include Music, Dance, Comedy and Spoken word. Interested participants are to register online at www.gcgt.org and stand a chance to be selected during the regional auditions coming soon.

Join the conversations across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by following @gcgtng

See more photos from the event below:

Nikki Laoye

Omawunmi

Kaffy

Uti Nwachukwu

Abiola Ojo Osagie, Past winners of GCGT with Nikki Laoye

Darey with Season 4, 5 and 6 Winners of GCGT

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16 Comments

  1. funmilola

    March 8, 2017 at 6:42 pm

    inasmuch as this is a good program, I’m not comfortable with the celebrities who were invited…. what happened to the gospel artistes who actually sing gospel? how is this different from project fame and the rest?

    • Concerned Young Person

      March 9, 2017 at 1:45 am

      Beats me totally.

      You want to get the best talents for the Gospel and yet you don’t have Gospel acts for them to look up to, not even as judges to the event. I have absolutely nothing against the celebrities here who are probably Christians too. However this program prides itself as “Africa’s Biggest Gospel Talent Show for Children and Youth”! City of David is it that Nigeria doesn’t have anointed, talented, successful and intelligent gospel music ministers??? I just want to imagine that there is even a half ‘explanation’ for this oh. It is well.

    • amen joy

      March 9, 2017 at 1:42 pm

      exactly my point

    • Princess

      March 9, 2017 at 8:06 am

      “The search this season covers four main categories that include Music, Dance, Comedy and Spoken word.”
      GCGT is not just about music dear

  2. Cocolette

    March 8, 2017 at 7:19 pm

    I thought I would be the only one wondering same

  3. Mariam

    March 9, 2017 at 9:14 am

    I really don’t see anything wrong with these Judges, are they not all God’s Children?

  4. Jude

    March 9, 2017 at 9:23 am

    These Church people have come again, so now people can not even select their Judges in peace again? Oya you guys add Gospel judges so we can have peace

  5. Bolatito

    March 9, 2017 at 9:45 am

    To be honest I’m not really feeling the Judges from a Gospel angle but from a neutral perspective I don’t think it’s a bad selection. Omawumi, TY Mix and Kaffy definitely make a great team where talents are concerned.

  6. Adanna

    March 9, 2017 at 9:59 am

    From where i see it Omawumi is a product of a talent competition, kaffi is a world record holder and even Teey mix has been a judge on other talent hunt platforms. Thumbs up to GCGT for the judges selection

  7. baba

    March 9, 2017 at 11:55 am

    Well, i don’t see the reason on this fuze around the judges, I just want to focus on the prize money after all, the gospel artistes won’t do it for free. biko

  8. Bibi

    March 9, 2017 at 12:51 pm

    If the main focus here is talent, then I don’t see any problem. Maybe HOD should have had more gospel acts inclusion though.

  9. oman

    March 9, 2017 at 12:59 pm

    Looks like it will be a show with great production quality. Loving the line up.

  10. Thepamilerin

    March 9, 2017 at 1:01 pm

    To be honest, we dont have the full information. what if they reached out to the gospel acts and they didnt agree? Besides 12 judges are not bad

  11. Thepamilerin

    March 9, 2017 at 1:02 pm

    To be honest, we dont have the full information. what if they reached out to the gospel acts and they didnt agree? Besides these judges are not bad

  12. Ose

    March 9, 2017 at 1:05 pm

    It seems GCGT7 has come to collect market from project fame and Nigerian idol with this set of judges. Holding on to my remote can’t wait to watch.

  13. Beee

    March 9, 2017 at 8:28 pm

    If it was a random secular talent hunt then it’s ok to select random celeb Judges, but this right here is a ‘Gospel’ talent show so it’s perfectly OK to expect that big players in the gospel music industry will be involved. Let’s not pretend like things aren’t ran differently in d 2 world’s. Glowreeyah Braimah, Onos, Pat Uwaje King, Pita, Monique, Sinach, Odunayo Aboderin, Tosin Bee, to mention a few are the people I expected we’ll be seeing here. I imagine that if Project Fame decides to replace one of their Judges with a gospel act, questions like ‘is it now a Christian competition’ will be asked. The secular world know how to set their boundaries, let the faith based platforms set theirs as well.

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