Ghanaian gospel musicians often face more criticisms when compared to their counterparts in the secular circles.
Being a field related to religion, Christianity especially, artistes are usually held to high moral standards by fans even in private matters like marriage.
For this reason, any marital troubles arising from a gospel musician's camp gets a lot of attention as fans tend to criticise them so much. When it happens out to be a woman, the criticisms get louder.
It is therefore not surprising that many these female gospel artistes often get married to pastors or people in the church. They would want partners who cannot divorce them easily.
However, that idea has turned out not to be perfect as we have seen a number of these female gospel artistes' marriages collapsing. Gifty Osei and Christiana Love readily come to mind.
But while some of them have not worked as expected, there are a lot of other female gospel artiste marriages that are working very well.
YEN.com.gh has listed a few of these female gospel musicians who have been enjoying marital bliss with photos of the husbands.
1. Joyce Blessing and Dave Joy:
Joyce Blessing and her husband are known to have been together for over 16 years now and seem to be growing stronger.
They have three children together and rumours have even surfaced suggesting they are expecting a fourth child just five months after Joyce delivered their third.
2. Ceccy Twum and Prophet Alex Twum:
Ceccy Twum has been married to her husband Prophet Alex Tuwm for over 19 years now. Prophet Twum is the founder and general overseer of Word Vision Chapel International.
3. Ohemaa Mercy and Isaac Twum Ampofo:
Ohemaa Mercy has been married to Isaac Twum-Ampofo since 2002. The couple has three children, all boys.
4. Anita Afriyie and Dan 'Kay' Osei:
Anita Afriyie is married to Daniel Kwabena Osei. The husband is record producer who owns Dan Kay Records, the label Anita belongs.
5. Florence Obinim and Bishop Obinim:
Florence's husband Bishop Daniel Obinim, founder and leader of the International God's Way Church, is the most popular person on this list.
The couple's marriage has gone through a lot of controversies and trials but it is still growing stronger.
6. Obaapa Christy and Nana Frankie:
She was known as Christiana Love but had to change her name after breaking up with her then-husband, Pastor Love Hammond, General Overseer of the Life Power Miracle Church in 2011.
Christie was accused of infidelity by Pastor Love and the man in the middle happened to be, Nana Frankie, her current husband whom she married in 2014.
7. Empress Gifty and Hopeson Adorye:
Empress is one of the gospel musicians to have tasted divorce. Previously known as Gifty Osei, she was married to Prophet Elisha Osei for 10 years before they broke about two years ago.
Empress did not wait that long as she has married again. And this time she chose a politician in the person of the NPP's Hopeson Adorye.
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