BREAKING NEWS: Sammie Okposo Is Dead!!

Veteran Nigerian Gospel Musician, Sammie Okposo Is Dead. According to reports reaching us, It was said that the singer slumped and died this morning.

Sammie Okposo Is Dead

Sammie Okposo (30 May 1971 – 25 November 2022) who according to reports slumped in the early hours of today the 25th day of December 2022 was an international Nigerian gospel artist, a music producer, psalmist, and CEO of Zamar Entertainment. He released his first album Addicted in 2004  and has released a couple of others including his most recent one titled, The Statement released back in 2018, an album produced by the Grammy-winning Kevin Bond.

The list of his collaborations with many other artists in the gospel and soul music fields is endless has performed his craft all over the world.

The news of the singer’s  death came as a shocker especially give that he was still actively updating his followers on Social media even as recent as yesterday

See clips of his recent posts on Instagram below;


Likewise on Twitter;

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>THEY ARE NOT YOUR FRIENDS<br>THEY ARE USERS @ Lagos, Nigeria <a href=””></a></p>&mdash; Sammie Okposo (@sammieokposo) <a href=””>November 23, 2022</a></blockquote> <script async src=”” charset=”utf-8″></script>

Below are some notable songs of the late singer during his 3 decades career as a musician

  • 1. Addicted
  • 2. Naija Praise
  • 3. You Can Make It
  • 4. Good God
  • 5. Nobody Can Say No
  • 6. Oluwa E Tobi
  • 7. Lift Him High
  • 8. Don’t Hate
  • 9. Mighty God
  • 10. Love Is Supreme
  • 11. Sing Halleluyah (Live)
  • 12. Many Reasons
  • 13. God Can
  • 14. Because of You
  • 15. Na Only You
  • 16. God Do Am
  • 17. A Marvelous Thing
  • 18. He Knows
  • 19. Thank You
  • 20. I Do
  • 21. Shine and Proud
  • 22. By My Side
  • 23. Unconditional Love
  • 24. Na So
  • 25. Jesu
  • 26. Baba Ye
  • 27. Oghene Doh
  • 28. Good God (Bonus)
  • 29. Hold to His Hand
  • 30. It’s My Turn
  • 31. Sing Your Praise (S.Y.P.)
  • 32. Everybody Look
  • 33. A Prayer
  • 34. Nija Praise
  • 35. Oboto (Jiro Oghene)
  • 36. I Love You Jehovah
  • 37. Welu Welu
  • 38. Na Only You I Know
  • 39. Jawa Chineke
  • 40. No Wahala
  • 41. The Glory Is Here (Live)
  • 42. You Are Wonderful
  • 43. That’s Why You Are Called Jehovah
  • 44. Praise Party
  • 45. My Miracle

and many more…


Sammie Okposo’s musical works were also highly recognized and rewarded as he had quite a whole lot of award to his name, see below;


1994Fame Music AwardsMost Promising Male ArtisteWon
1997The Movie Awards, NigeriaBest Sound TrackWon
1998Best Sound TrackWon
1999Best Sound TrackWon
2000Best Sound TrackWon
2001Amen Awards, NigeriaBest Gospel ArtisteWon
2002Power of Music and Praise AwardsBest contemporary gospel ArtisteWon
Gospel Artiste of the yearWon
2003Kora Awards, South AfricaBest Male Gospel Artiste in AfricaNominated
2005Amen AwardsBest Male contemporary gospel Artiste in NigeriaWon
CNA AwardsBest remix AlbumWon
Teen choice AwardsArtist of the yearWon
2006Afro Hollywood Awards UKBest Gospel Artiste in EnglishWon
Nigeria Movie AwardsGospel Artist of the yearWon
Best Sound and Music Score [Amazing Grace]Won
Kora Awards, South AfricaBest Male Gospel Artist in AfricanWon
2007Nigeria Entertainment Awards, New YorkGospel artist of the yearWon
2008Nigerian Music Video AwardsBest Gospel VideoWon
Nigerian Music AwardsBest contemporary Gospel ArtisteWon
2010God zone awardExcellence in EntertainmentWon
2011Nigerian Music Video AwardsBest music video producerWon
2012Inside Out media awardsPositive impact awardsWon
Pastor Bimbo Odukoya foundation awardsBest male Christian artisteWon
African Gospel Music Awards U.KTrail blazer awardWon
Real Soccerfest and CANGrass root ambassador of the yearWon
2013Crystal Awards, NigeriaAlbum of the year (The Statement)Won
Artiste of the yearWon
Nigeria Entertainment Awards, New York CityBest Gospel ArtistWon
Gospel Music Awards, NigeriaBest Indigenous/Traditional Song NigeriaWon
Album of the yearWon
Nigeria Gospel Music Awards, NigeriaArtiste of the yearWon
2014Africa Gospel Music Awards (UK)Music Video of the Year (Who Tell You Say)Won
SABC Crown Gospel Music Awards (SA)Best of Africa GospelWon
NMVA Nigerian Music Video AwardsBest Gospel Music Video (Who Tell You Say)Won
2015African Entertainment Legend AwardsGospel Artiste of the yearWon
The Beatz AwardsBest Music ProducerWon
Best Afro High life ArtisteWon
Trumpet gospel music awards South AfricaBest worship songWon
2016Trumpet gospel music awards South AfricaBest worship songWon
Atlanta Georgia USA-Trail Blaizer AwardBest of African gospel awardsWon
2017African Gospel Music and Media Awards,UK (AGMMA Awards)Male Artiste of the yearWon

Rest In Peace Late Mr. Sammie Okposo, we pray that God grants you eternal rest and give your family and loved ones the fortitude to bear the painful loss.

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