Biography Of Muyiwa Olarewaju (Gospel Artist)

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Muyiwa Olarewaju (born November 26, 1970) is a British Gospel singer and songwriter who mixes traditional gospel musicwith elements of world music (from Africa, the Caribbean and Asia), soul, R&B and pop. He is also an experienced performer, broadcaster and presenter. In 2009 he became the first-ever international act to perform on America’s popular entertainment channel, BET, for the prestigious annual Celebration of Gospel show. He has presented the Turning Point programme to an estimated global audience of 70 million. With his group Riversongz, he sold out Indigo2 at the O2 in London, the first gospel act to do so, and he has played at the largest gospel music event in the world, The Experience, attracting a 500,000 strong audience.

Radio: As a broadcaster Muyiwa has for the last 10 years presented on Premier Radio their flagship “Gospel Tonight” and “Worship Tonight” programmes to an audience of 500,000 listeners. Muyiwa has also, for the last 5 years held the position of station director of Premier Gospel; The NUMBER 1 Gospel music station in the UK, boasting a listenership of 180,000 a month.

TV: Muyiwa is the Host of the ‘Turning Point’ TV show; a vibrant program with a global audience reach of 70 Million.

Lufthansa Airlines is the home of “Sounds Of Africa” a radio show hosted by Muyiwa for the last 7 years. Muyiwa is also the host of “Jewels of Africa” a television show aired onKenya Airways and Namibia Airlines.

Muyiwa has also appeared as judge for numerous events, of these he was the celebrity judge for the BBC Songs of Praise, Gospel Choir of the Year Competition.

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