The Ghanaian singer popularly known as Joe Mettle performs with Donnie McClurkin at the “Gospel Goes Classical 2016” music event.
Award winning Ghanaian Gospel Singer and Song Writer, Joseph Oscar Mettle recorded a big break over the weekend as he was seen on stage with world’s renowned American singer, Donald Andrew McClurkin at the 2016 edition of “Gospel Goes Classical”.
The event which is the first ever live DVD recording edition of “Gospel Goes Classical” on the African continent was held at the Big Top Arena, Carnival City in South Africa last Saturday, the 22nd of October.
Joe Mettle stood as a representative of the African Continent at the event – a great honour to the rising gospel star. He was among five other artistes from across the continent who performed during the event. Others were Ntokozo Mbambo and Mahalia Buchanan from South Africa.
The Ghanaian celebrated gospel artiste took the event to an intense climax when he rendered a song, “Yi N’aye” in “Twi”.
Joe Mettle Performs with Donnie McClurkin
The height to which Joe Mettle has climbed on the ladder of gospel entertainment in the globe became obvious when he mounted the stage with famous Donnie McClurkin to perform his hit track “Great is your Mercy”. Joe Mettle who is popular for his passion and devotion to worship wowed the audience with his heartfelt rendition, moving them to sing wholeheartedly along.
Reports reveal that videos of this remarkable performance have since generated over 100,000 views on various Facebook handles including Donnie’s official page. It is also reported that Joe Mettle is expected to perform at major events in Canada next month.
More About “Gospel Goes Classical”
Gospel Goes Classical is a music event initiated by Doctor Makhubele, owner of Dlophe Records. This year makes it the third time the annual event is being hosted since its inception in 2014. The 2016 edition is however, the first time the event was recorded live on the African continent. The first two shows which ere live concerts were hosted at Rhema and Carnival City in 2014 and 2015, respectively.
The 2016 Gospel Goes Classical event which was tagged ‘Grace for US Africa’ witnessed the coming together of USA, West Africa and Southern Africa, all on one stage. All the artistes were accompanied by the 42 man JMP orchestra and the Tshwane Gospel Choir as they performed in turns on stage.