Who is Celestine Donkor?
Celestine Donkor is a Ghanaian gospel singer and songwriter. She is also a preacher and minister who is known for her extensive contribution to the gospel industry. The singer is a founder of the popular annual gospel music known as the Celestial Praise. She was ranked among the most influential public figures in Ghana by the 3Music Awards.
Celestine Donkor was born in the Volta region in Ghana to a family of Mr. Gabriel Akakpo and Mrs. Hanna Akakpo. She has an impressive educational background. She attended St Augustine Preparatory school before joining Nsaaniya Secondary Business School. She eventually graduated with a degree in BA Sociology and Information Studies from the University of Ghana.
The gospel music star was singing in churches and crusades during the better part of her teen years. She officially made her debut in music while at the age of 16 years after she met Mr. Fred Kyei Mensah alias Fredyma. The vocalist during a past interview admitted that her music career took a new turn after the meeting. She started out as a backup singer before she pursued music as an independent artist. Serving as a backup singer taught her a lot of skills that proved useful later on. Apart from the skills she gained, she also got the chance to interact with established artists and widened her network in the industry.
In a recent interview, the singer narrated how her first song ‘Super Natural’ was rejected by the church. This did not stop her from preaching through her songs in the best way she understood. She continued releasing songs that went on to dominate various music charts.
Celestine Donkor won the hearts of many with her unique style of music. She was popular for her traditional and contemporary songs that were enriched with powerful messages. The majority of her songs were based on scriptured from the Bible. Many fans have admitted being touched and even in some cases changed by her music. The fact that she sings in her mother tongue has further made her music more relatable to many Ghanaians.
The songster’s decades of music career have been decorated with numerous music awards and recognitions. Among some of the awards that she has scooped in recent years are; the National Gospel Music Awards (NGMA) 2019 – Gospel Artist Of The Year, National Gospel Music Awards (NGMA) 2019 – Best Collabo of the year, National Gospel Music Awards (NGMA) 2019 – Gospel Song of the year, National Gospel Music Awards (NGMA) 2019 – Album of the year, 4syte Music Video Award 2010 – Best Gospel Music Video award.
Celestine Donkor is married to Mr. Emmanuel Donkor who is an imports and exports businessman. The two are currently blessed with two daughters called Ohemaa and Maa Adwoa. During a past interview, the singer revealed that she met her husband online. The two had a long-distance relationship for a while before they met. She has often encouraged the youth to be patient and understanding when it comes to love.
The music minister has grown to serve as a role model to many upcoming musicians especially those in gospel music. The majority of the singers draw inspiration from her music journey and also the content of her songs. She has been praised by many for her immense contribution to the Ghanaian gospel music industry.
What are some of her top trending songs and albums?
Agbebolo (Bread of life)
Wo ye ma me (Good to me)
They That Wait
How To Listen To Celestine Donkor Music On Mdundo?
Her songs are available for free download and streaming on Mdundo.com. Visit the site using a device that can access the internet. Navigate to the search bar area, type in her name then tap on the search button. A catalog bearing all of her available mp3 songs will show up. Scroll to your favorite song and either listen to it online by tapping the play button, or save it to your device by tapping the download button. Apart from the audio, you can also enjoy the lyrics of your favorite songs from the artist and her biography on the site.
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