British Nigerian gospel singer, Muyiwa Olarewaju, has been awarded OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2020.
Prince William handed the ‘Officer of the Order of the British Empire’ (OBE) medal to Muyiwa at the event.
Muyiwa who is the One talent show judge of British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), radio host and award-winning British gospel singer, is a vibrant performer known to television audiences as a star of Songs of Praise’s Gospel Choir of the Year.
He has been hugely instrumental in popularising the gospel music genre on a global scale by mixing traditional gospel music with elements from Africa, the Caribbean and Asia, with soul, R&B and pop.
Given the honour for his music service, Muyiwa has brought his unique style to music fans around the world as he’s toured with legends such as Stevie Wonder and Mariah Carey.
He has worked alongside superstars Bob Dylan and Lauryn Hill.
Prince Williams presents OBE award to Singer Muyiwa Olarewaju