Joseph Oscar Nii Mettle, Ghana born gospel musician has won the Best Male Artiste in Africa at the RIGA awards in Johannesburg South Africa.
Joe, popularly known as Joe Mettle won over colleague musicians from Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and South Africa.
The event which took place at the Apollo Hotel in Johannesburg saw many African gospel artistes in attendance.
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Receiving the award, Joe thanked the organizers for the recognition and dedicated it to all young Africans across the continents who are working hard in spite of current challenges to pursue their dreams.
Joe Mettle has recently collaborated with Notokozo Mbambo, one of South Africa’s top female gospel artist and according to sources, Joe Mettle will be Live on the new season of South Africa’s popular Gospel Classics TV show on SABC 2.
Joe Mettle has also been nominated for this year’s gospel artiste of the year at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA).