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Choir to perform in Festival

Choir to perform in Festival

The Choir is scheduled to participate at the Valladolid Vive la Música festival later this year in September. Exact dates will be announced later. [...]

February 5, 2009 Elaine News, Schedule Comments Off on Choir to perform in Festival

Choir to perform at 2009 Suidoosterfees

Choir to perform at 2009 Suidoosterfees

The Choir will be performing at the Suidooster Concert during the 2009 Suidoosterfees on February 1st, 2009. The concert will begin at 20:00 and take place at the kykNET-teater located in Artscape in Cape Town. More information about the concert can be found at their site. [...]

January 27, 2009 Elaine News, Schedule Comments Off on Choir to perform at 2009 Suidoosterfees

Oscar Nomination!

Oscar Nomination!

The Choir’s collaboration with Peter Gabriel in Down to Earth off the Wall-E soundtrack has just been nominated in the Best Original Song category for the 81st Academy Awards. The song is up against two songs from Slumdog Millionaire. The 81st Academy Awards ceremony will air live on ABC on Feb. 22 from the Kodak [...]

January 22, 2009 Elaine News Comments Off on Oscar Nomination!

Choir to perform in Stellenbosch

Choir to perform in Stellenbosch

The Soweto Gospel Choir will for the very first time perform at the Oude Libertas Amphitheatre in Stellenbosch. Their latest show is called African Spirit, because it takes the audience on a wonderful spiritual journey, with a variety of songs that deal with the upliftment and strength of the human spirit, whether expressed through the [...]

December 29, 2008 Elaine News, Schedule Comments Off on Choir to perform in Stellenbosch

Handicapping the Oscar race for best song

Handicapping the Oscar race for best song

Todd Martens December 9, 2008 Los Angeles Times Finding music worthy of an original song nomination wasn’t much of a challenge the last two years. As evidence, three selections from “Enchanted” were nominated in 2008 and three from “Dreamgirls” in 2007. But in early summer, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences altered the [...]

December 9, 2008 Elaine News Comments Off on Handicapping the Oscar race for best song

Choir lands third Grammy nomination

Choir lands third Grammy nomination

by Noughty Maluleke and JoNews Reporter City of Johannesburg December 8, 2008 Winning awards is one of the things the Soweto Gospel Choir does well. The other is helping those in need. There is the singing also, of course. The Soweto Gospel Choir has been nominated for a third Grammy Award – with two wins [...]

December 8, 2008 Elaine Articles, News Comments Off on Choir lands third Grammy nomination

Choir on verge of Grammy greatness

Choir on verge of Grammy greatness

05 December 2008 Edward Tsumele Sowetan The Soweto Gospel Choir is on the brink of bringing more glory and honour to Mzansi. The globe-trotting outfit has been nominated yet again for a Grammy Award – the third consecutive year in the group’s history. Last year they walked away with a Grammy, bringing their haul of [...]

December 5, 2008 Elaine News Comments Off on Choir on verge of Grammy greatness

RIP Mama Africa

RIP Mama Africa

Miriam Makeba, the South African singer whose voice stirred hopes of freedom among millions in her country with music that was banned by the apartheid authorities she struggled against, died overnight after performing at a concert in Italy on Sunday. She was 76. New York Times’ full obituary: Miriam Makeba, 76, Singer and Activist, Dies [...]

November 10, 2008 Elaine Miscellaneous, News Comments Off on RIP Mama Africa

Soweto Gospel Choir down with the robots

Soweto Gospel Choir down with the robots

Levi’s Original Music Andrew Thompson 16 Jul 2008 The Soweto Gospel Choir can’t seem to put a note out of place these days, and now the Grammy Award winning group that’s serenaded the likes of Oprah, Madiba and Desmond Tutu, has just managed to find a spot on one of the year’s biggest Disney flicks [...]

July 16, 2008 Elaine News Comments Off on Soweto Gospel Choir down with the robots

Rehearsing for Madiba in London

Rehearsing for Madiba in London

By Jocelyn Uithaler 21 May 2008 Sowetan It’s for Madiba, and it’s on a world stage. So the Soweto Gospel Choir is hard at work, industry veteran Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse is pleased to offer his talent up to the cause and R&B’s Loyiso Bala is praying he can put on his best performance yet. They [...]

May 21, 2008 Elaine News Comments Off on Rehearsing for Madiba in London