Songwriter and Pentecostal worship leader Osinachi Kalu Okoro Egbu, known as Sinach, has disclosed that she will collaborate with American artist Michael Smith on a new song.
Smith was one of the veteran singers who made a version of Sinach’s hit song “Waymaker” which gained global recognition during the pandemic and lockdown in 2020.His version of the song held the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Christian Airplay Chart for more than three weeks, and it became people’s go-to song during the pandemic.
Sinach recently won the best artiste of the year Africa award and also received two special honorary award which included ‘honorary award for waymaker’ and for ‘taking Africa gospel music global,’ at the Praise Achievement Award ceremony in Ghana.
Her song “Waymaker” also received three nominations and won the Song of the Year at the 51st GMA Dove Awards, making her the first Nigerian to win the Award.
In a post via her social media handle, Sinach revealed, “ Great meeting the Michael Smith! You are a great blessing to me, and I am looking forward to collaborating with you.” Also speaking, Smith said, “What a joy it was to meet the one who wrote and brought us Waymaker. Sinach. What a sweet soul! We talked about collaborating and writing something together… I think it’s a fabulous idea, if I don’t say so myself. Grateful!