Joe Praize – Mo Gbona (I’m Hot)
Joe Praize is back with new music: Mo Gbona! (I’m hot)
The award-winning Nigerian gospel singer and energetic artist harnesses the ama piano craze on a sizzling new single titled ‘Mo Gbona’ (I’m Hot) to be released through his Coast to Coast label. This is Joe Praize’s first attempt this year after the well-received Oga Jesus, which was released in late 2021.
“Mo Gbona” (I am hot) is an affirmation of who we are in Christ. The new track is now available to download/stream on digital platforms. Listen below;
Joseph Omo Ebhodaghe (born June 20, 1979), popularly known as Joe Praize, is a Nigerian gospel singer, praise and worship leader, songwriter and music director who rose to popularity after the release of his hit debut album My Praise.
Early Life and Career
Joe Praize was born again in 1991 in Nigeria’s Edo state to a family of nine. He is a graduate of the University of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, in Social Work and Administration. He has since served as the worship leader at Love World a.k.a. Christian Embassy.
He has served in multiple countries including South Africa, Canada, UK, United States, Australia, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Cyprus, Nigeria, Ghana and others and has received multiple awards. Some of the accolades include the 2010 Song of the Year award at the Love World Awards for the song “Mighty God”, the number five track on his first album My Praise.
He has also been nominated for Best African Gospel by the SABC Crown Gospel Awards 2010, Winner of Best West Africa at the Africa Gospel Music Awards UK 2011, Love World Awards 2011, for Worship Song of the Year, Best Artist of the Year at the Crystal Awards Nigeria, Best Gospel Song at Coson Awards Nigeria, Lifetime Achievement at Gospel Music Awards Italy, collaborated with Ayo Vincent in her video You Are Great, which won Best Video at the Crystal Awards for Gospel Artists in Nigeria on july 2014 special recognition award loveworld australia in 2014.
He married his wife Joana in June 2017 and they had their first child, a baby boy, on August 26, 2018.