MTN JOYOUS CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF GLORIOUS WORSHIP
By: Nosipho Ntombela
There are approximately 30 days left for Joyous Celebration fans to fill the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban for the gospel group’s celebration of its two decades in the gospel music
MTN Joyous Celebration has an impact that spreads not only across the African continent but across the world with their music.
The 20-year milestone is a big deal not just for Joyous Celebration, but for the music industry in general.
“MTN Joyous Celebration is not just a musical group, it is an institution. When the story of uniquely South African brands is told in history, Joyous Celebration will be among the
highlights,” said Lindelani Mkhize, the man at the helm of the group.
The group has worked with the likes of choreographer and dancer extraordinaire, Somizi Mhlongo, and musicians and singers like Nokukhanya Dlamini, Margaret Motsage, Brian
Themba, Swazi Dlamini, Khaya Mthethwa, Vicky Vilakazi, the late Wendy Mseleku, jazz stars like Concord Nkabinde and many others.
“MTN Joyous Celebration is a South African musical institution that has done it all and continues to have the hunger and drive to reach new heights. As the brand behind this hugely
successful group, it gives us immense pleasure to be part of Joyous 20 recording.
We can’t wait to reward our loyal customers with once in a lifetime experiences to this musical extravaganza,” added Larry Annetts, chief sales and marketing executive at MTN
Lindiwe Mokgehle, a Joyous Celebration fan wrote on the group’s Facebook page, “You have all my prayers Joyous Celebration, and I loved from your first recording until now.”