SPOTLIGHT: Frank Edwards – The Future

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Frank Ugochukwu Edwards, simply known as Frank Edwards, is a Nigerian contemporary Christian singer-songwriter and recording artist from Enugu, Enugu State. He is the founder and owner of record label Rocktown Records, which is home to recording artists such as Edwards himself, Gil, Divine, Living Waters and Sophiya among others. Frank Edwards was born into a family of seven. His birth name is Frank Ugochukwu Edwards. He was born in Enugu state of Nigeria. He has five siblings. He began singing at the age of ten years. He learned to play the piano from his father when he was young. He has six albums and many hit singles to his name.

Frank Edwards (nicknamed rich boy) is a member of Christ Embassy Church in Nigeria and LoveWorld Music Ministry where he began his music career under Loveworld Records in 2008 recording massive popularity and recognition with his debut. Mr. Edwards plays several musical instrument and is a keyboardist. His debut album The Definition was released in 2008. It was a 14-track album and was distributed by Honesty Music. Angels on the Runway his second album was released in 2010 and another, Unlimited, in 2011. Tagjam, was released in November 2011.

In 2014, Frank released his sophomore album titled “No Limits” which was a double CD album collection of songs most of which became hits on release and topped the charts. He is currently known as Nigeria’s Hottest Gospel rock artiste in Nigeria. In 2013 he appeared in the live performance of Sinach’s “I know who I am” video. Besides being an artist with many songs in all musical genre, He is also a talented music producer. As a result, Rock Town Records, which he owns, has a generation of up-coming talent with names like GIL, Divine, Nkay, Soultune and many others

In May 2011 he was nominated as the Gospel artiste of the year in the sixth annual Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA). He won the award of the best Gospel Rock artiste in the first annual awards. He also won west Africa best male vocalist in 2012/ best hit single at the love world awards 2012/ and 3 awards at the Nigeria gospel music awards (male artiste of the year,song of the year and best male vocal) frank-edwards1

In 2013, at The Experience (a largest gospel music concert in Africa), Donnie McClurkin whilst performing on stage called our Frank Edwards to join him and sing his own version of donnie’s popular song “Holy”.

Frank didn’t disappoint. In 2014, Frank once again bags The Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA), emerging as the Gospel Artiste of the Year. Frank till date continues to push the boundaries of gospel music and explore genres. His is Africa’s most listened gospel artists. His record label Rocktown Records continues to progress with the success of her artists yearly.

Frank was appointed Youth Ambassador for INEC (Nigeria’s Electoral Commission) in 2014.

One can only expect the extraordinary from this gospel icon Frank Edwards. He is a source of inspiration to the gospel industry and young aspiring people and gospel artists all over Africa.

Frank Edwards is without a doubt part of the future of Africa’s Gospel Music.

 

 

Latest Frank Edwards Songs 1. Halleluyah 2. I No Fit Shout 3. Okaka 4. Overtake feat. Joepraize 5. Jesus Power 6. God Bless Nigeria 7. Light Of the World   HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW FRANK EDWARDS 1. Which of Frank’s album is most popular? 2. Do you think Frank Edwards is Africa’s Biggest Gospel Artist? ????

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