Joe Praize: Biography



Joseph Omo Ebhodaghe was born in Edo State Nigeria, into a family of nine on the 20th of June 1979, He got born again in 1991.

Early life & Education

He is a graduate of Social Work and Administration from the University of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, he has since become a praise and worship leader at the Love World a.k.a. Christ Embassy. He has ministered in several countries including South Africa, Canada, United Kingdom, United States, Australia, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Cyprus, Nigeria, Ghana and others.


The singer was engaged in various kinds of music, but finally, gospel music became what shot him to limelight. He began to create music in 2005. Joe Praize gained popularity after the release of the song “Great and Mighty God” in 2007. The musician released his first album “My Praise” in 2009, and his mission focus on leading the world in worship to His great and mighty God.

The singer has also worked with Pastor Chris Oyakhilome in his programmes. In addition, he took part in the concerts of another famous gospel musician Sinach worldwide.. Today the musician continues to create. Joe Praize latest songs are the following:

  • The name of Jesus
  • More than enough
  • Powerful God
  • You are Jesus
  • Mighty God (Remix)
  • I turn to You

Personal life

He got married to his wife Joana on June 18 2017at Christ Embassy in Ikeja, and they had their first child, a baby boy, on August 26, 2018.


Studio albums

  • Mighty God
  • Alpha Omega
  • My Praise
  • All the Praise
  • Most High
  • Miracle Papa

Live albums

  • Joe Praize has been part of the various live recordings at the Christ embassy live DVD recording event across the years
  • Joe Praize also collaborated with Sinach at her live DVD recordings in 2011. H
  • He also appeared in Worship in the Room, a live streaming recording event which took place on the 1st of April 2017 with thousands of people watching live via different platforms of social media and YouTube.

Compilation albums

  • BLW Song Compilation Album (2013)
  • Soweto Gospel Choir Divine Decade Song Compilation


He had won several awards. Some of the awards include:

  • The Song of the Year Award 2010, at the Love World Award with the song, “Mighty God”, which is track number five on his first album, My Praise.
  • He was also nominated for Best African Gospel by SABC Crown Gospel Awards 2010,
  • Winner Best West Africa at the Africa Gospel Music Awards UK 2011
  • Winner of the Love World Awards 2011, for Worship Song of the Yea
  • Best artiste of the year at the crystal award Nigeria,
  • Best gospel song at the Coson awards Nigeria,
  • Lifetime achievement at the gospel music awards Italy, collaborated with Ayo Vincent in her video “You Are Great”, which won the best video at the Crystal Awards for gospel artists in Nigeria, which held on the July 2014, special recognition award loveworld Australia in 2014.

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