Her hit has since topped the US charts for both Christian airplay and church worship during the first months of the pandemic. Smith and the band Leeland both released popular renditions. Last month, Sinach also became the first African artist to rise to the top of the Billboard Christian Songwriters chart. Born in Lagos, Nigeria, the year-old singer has been an international gospel sensation for years, leading worship at a huge Pentecostal congregation and taking her music on tour around the world. Last year, Sinach became the first African gospel singer to tour in India. Smith released it as a single in February, featuring longtime backup singer Vanessa Campagna and worship leader Madelyn Berry. Her songs soon appeared on releases from Integrity artists like Leeland, whose Better Word album highlighted songs from other nations. Though some Sinach fans bemoan that Smith recorded her song, fearing he will steal her credit, Sinach is not concerned. In an interview with CNN Africa, Sinach said she is thrilled when artists can introduce her work to their audiences. Its pastor, Chris Oyakhilome, keeps the church on the leading edge of music and technology, according to Nimi Wariboko, a social ethics professor at Boston University who studies Pentecostalism in Africa.
How ‘Way Maker’ Topped the US Worship Charts from Nigeria
The song has been covered by a number of Christian music artists in — including Michael W. The song has been covered by a number of Christian music artists around the world including Michael W. Smith , Leeland , Christafari , and various artists in Bethel Music. In an interview with Billboard , Michael W. Smith said that he was inspired to do the cover after his daughter Anna talked about how it was her go-to song; he first performed it at his concert at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville in August He was later asked to do a shorter radio version but it didn't turn out well so he went with the duet with his backing vocalist Vanessa Campagna. Smith released "Waymaker" featuring Campagna and Madelyn Berry. Leeland's rendition, "Way Maker Live ", was originally released in 16 August as a music video and pre-order single from his upcoming album, Better Word.
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