Obiwon set to launch new album

Nigerian R‘n’B singer turn gospel artist, Obiora Obiwon, has announced the release date for his new album.

Obiora, popularly known as Obiwon, made the announcement via his twitter page @ObioraObiwon.

Obiwon released the cover art for his album called, “Gold Water” and set November 17 as the release day.

The Gold Water album will be the third studio album for the Obi Mu O crooner. The lead single of the album, Testify, is currently blazing the air-wave.

According to, the album will be launched with a 90-minutes Concert on Sunday November 17, at the Grand Ball Room of Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos.

The Event is expected to kick-off  by 5pm and will feature fellow gospel artists like, Nathaniel Bassey, Frank Edwards, Kenney K’ ore, Mike Abdul, Nikki Laoye, ID Cabasa, Jodie and many more gospel ministers, with a special guest appearance by King of Nigerian Comedy, Ali Baba.

Speaking on the album, Obiwon said, “This particular body of work literally took four years to make. Apart from the physical recording, the melodies, lyrics and messages have been authored through the inspiring, joyful, and painstaking processes of my life and faith within the period.”

Obiwon, who crossed over to the gospel platform in 2008, began this year with a new height when he was honored by the National Gospel Awards as the Best Cross over Artist.

He has also been nominated for two Awards, Best collaboration and Best Indigenous song at the upcoming Nigerian Gospel Music Awards.

On why he named the album name Gold Water, He said, “God Water symbolizes something awesome, rare, an amazing sight, something unexpected and unusual.”

Water usually signifies cleansing, refreshing and restoration. While Gold signifies glory and elevation, a combination of both is pretty much the idea,” he added.

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