Official Profile and Biography of Daughters of Glorious Jesus

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Daughters of Glorious Jesus is a veteran Ghanaian female musical trio, composed of two biological sisters and one women, namely Cynthia Appiadu, Edna Sarpong and Monica Owusu Ansah.

This trio of songbirds comprise of two sisters and a friend. Cynthia, the youngest, writes and composes most of the songs of the group and she is the lead singer as well.

The trio started as part of the choir of Resurrection Power and Living Bread Ministries then headed by the late Rev. Akwasi Amoako.

Later, the General Overseer of the Church, Archbishop Elvis Akwasi Asare Bediako, saw their potential and encouraged them to form a group. They proceeded to minister through songs at various church crusades and convention.

In 1990, their first album ‘Anwanwa Din’ was released. In 1991, the group came out with ‘Mebo Yesu Din Daa’ which won them the Entertainment and Critics Association of Ghana (ECRAG), Best Gospel Group in 1992 and followed it up with a remix of their maiden album, ‘Anwanwa Din’ .. They followed it up with ‘Mesom Awurade Daa’ in 1994.

This album won Cynthia the ECRAG, Best Female Vocalist Award in 1996. The group then came out with ‘Asomdwe Hene, and ‘Ngyae Mpae Bo Da’, which featured Edna as the lead vocalist.. In 2000, the hit album ‘Nea yehu’ was released.

This album got the group nominations at the 2001 Ghana Music Awards, and 2003 Ghana Gospel Music Awards. In 2003, the evergreen Daughters of Glorious Jesus released their most successful album; ‘Aseda’ which had all eight tracks on it enjoying massive airplay.

The album won the group at a ceremony in Accra the Our Music Award (OMA) for 2003. In 2004 ‘Aseda’ swept five Awards at the Ghana Music Awards, being the most awards to have been swept by a Gospel Artiste on one GMA night. It was also the first time a gospel artiste was picking any of the three topmost awards.

With ‘Aseda’, the Daughters of Glorious Jesus took two awards at the 2004 Ghana Gospel Music Awards. The video for ‘Bebre’ won them the Best Gospel Video Award at the 2010 4syte Music Video awards.
In 2007, the group came out with ‘Daughters’ Praise’ vol. 1 and 2, which comprised revised renditions of some of their old songs. In 2009, the much awaited classy ‘Trimude’ was released.

Daughters of Glorious Jesus
Daughters of Glorious Jesus

 

In 1991, ‘Mebo Yesu Din Daa’ won them the Entertainment and Critics Association of Ghana (ECRAG), Best Gospel Group in 1992. ‘Mesom Awurade Daa’ in 1994.

won Cynthia the ECRAG Best Female Vocalist Award in 1996. ‘Nea yehu’ got the group nominations at the 2001 Ghana Music Awards, and 2003 Ghana Gospel Music Awards.

In 2003, the evergreen Daughters of Glorious Jesus released their most successful album; ‘Aseda’ which had all eight tracks on it enjoying massive airplay.

The album won the group at a ceremony in Accra the Our Music Award (OMA) for 2003. In 2004 ‘Aseda’ swept five Awards at the Ghana Music Awards, being the most awards to have been swept by a Gospel Artiste on one GMA night.

It was also the first time a gospel artiste was picking any of the three topmost awards.

With ‘Aseda’, the Daughters of Glorious Jesus took two awards at the 2004 Ghana Gospel Music Awards.

The video for ‘Bebre’ won them the Best Gospel Video Award at the 2010 4syte Music Video awards.

The trio as part of their 30th anniversary in ministry launched their first book titled Our Story, a 229-paged book with nine chapters.

 

 

Source: GhanaChurch.com – Ghana Churches News Portal

 

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