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Celestine Donkor claims guilt inspired Nathaniel Bassey’s advise to GH gospel artists

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Contemporary Ghanaian gospel singer and songwriter, Celestine Donkor has asserted that a sense of guilt motivated Nathaniel Bassey’s recent advice to Ghanaian gospel musicians.

It will be recalled that the popular Nigerian gospel singer, during his performance at the Jesus Encounter Concert held at the Accra Sports Stadium on December 2, 2023, stated that Ghanaian gospel musicians should try their best to do more songs in English in order to reach wider audiences across the world.

While acknowledging the anointing on Ghanaian gospel artists, the ‘Jesus Iyee’ hitmaker voiced worry over their constant singing in local dialects which limit their global visibility.

However, reacting to the advice, Celestine Donkor claimed that the appeal was made out of guilt, adding that her colleague made that remark because most Nigerian artistes are given more premium in Ghana than the Ghanaian artistes. 

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Speaking with Kwame Dadzie on Joy FM’s Twitter Space, the ‘Only You’ crooner, averred that it is very difficult for Ghanaian musicians to receive an appreciable reception in Nigeria unlike how Nigerian artistes are welcomed in Ghana.

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“You receive a call for an event, there are about five Nigerian artistes on it and you know that they have paid them huge sums of money but the moment you put your cards on the table, that is the end of the conversation. It is so sad.” 

“For me I think this prophecy was inspired by guilt. It was inspired by guilt because when you host a concert in somebody’s country, you put only two of their celebrated artists on their concert. And because you are feeling guilty about the whole thing clashing with some concerts that are already going on, you prophesy that our time will come,” she said. 

The multiple award -winning gospel diva, while showing much respect to Nathaniel Bassey, urged him to rather advise his fellow singers in the Nigerian music industry to be more receptive to Ghanaian musicians.

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“I respect Nathaniel Bassey so much but I pray that he will also use the same platform like that, when he gets on the stage of Experience, when he gets on big platforms. He is a global icon. We honour and celebrate him. He should also speak to give your brothers and sisters in Ghana a chance,” she added.

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