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Joe Mettle was born on 5 July to Florence Addo and Emmanuel Mettle and is the eldest of six children. His real name is Joseph Oscar Mettle . Joe started his education at the Richard Akwei Memorial School and later moved to Kade 1&2 Primary School (Kade) where he spent about a year before returning to Accra, to the St. Michael’s and All Angels. He continued to Korle Gonno 3 Junior High School (JHS) and then later to the Accra Academy. He then attended the Pentecost University College. Joe although a Marketer by profession, is a worshipper by calling: a gospel singer and songwriter for that matter.
Joe Mettle Music career
During his early days of singing, he worked as a backing vocalist for some Ghanaian Gospel greats including Cindy Thompson, late Danny Nettey, and Reverend Tom Bright Davies. Joe Mettle was the lead singer for the indigenous multicultural music group, Soul Winners. He is known for his great passion as a worship leader and composer and is a multiple award winning artiste with his most recent awards being the Artiste of the Year, Gospel Artiste of the Year and the Male Vocalist Artiste of the Year at the 2017 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA). His award for Artiste of the Year was considered historical as he was the first Gospel artiste to win in this category since the conception of these awards. Joe has also won over 10 local and international awards. He has won several awards at Africa Gospel Music Awards, Gospel industry Awards, African Gospel Awards (UK), CCML Ghana Gospel Awards, Bass Awards and RIGA Awards (South Africa).
Joe has featured on the popular South African Broadcasting Corporation’s TV show titled, “Gospel Classics” which also highlighted Donnie McClurkin. He received the Best Male Gospel Artiste in Africa at the Trumpet Gospel Awards held in South Africa.
He has many nationwide hit songs including “Nhyira”, “Medo Wo”, “Akokyem Nyame”, “Mensuro”, “Turning Around” and “Yesu Adi Nkunim” to his credit. His latest hit that earned him nominations at 2017’s VGMA is titled “Onwanwani” (God of Wonders). He has five albums to his credit. They are “My Gratitude” (2011), “Sound of Praise” (2013),”The Encounter” (2015),”God of Miracles” (2017) and “Wind Of Revival” (2019).
Joe Mettele Albums
2011 My Gratitude
2013 Sound of Praise
2015 The Encounter
2017 God Of Miracles
2019 Wind of Revival
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Joe Mettle Ministries
In 2007, Joe Mettle Ministries was founded from the desire to use music, which is undoubtedly a commanding element, to bring people together. The ultimate vision of his ministry is centered on empowering believers and winning souls for Christ through the power of worship. The Ministry has two major annual headline events; Praiz Reloaded, midyear and Lovegift in December every year.
Joe is the manager at Reverb Studios. Reverb is a rehearsal and recording studio in Accra. The company provides musical equipment rental and music and marketing consultancy services.
Joe Mettle Awards and Nominations
Joe Mettle has received a total of 11 awards from 17 nominations so far
3 Music Awards Gospel Act of the Year Himself ___Won
Ghana Music Awards Artiste of the Year Himself ___Won
Gospel Artiste of the Year ___Won
Male Vocalist Artiste of the Year ___Won
RIGA Awards Best Male Artist ___Won
Ghana Music Awards Gospel Artiste of the Year ___Nominated
Vocal Performance of the year ___Won
Africa Gospel Music Awards Artiste of the Year West Africa ___Nominated
CCML Ghana Gospel Awards Best Praise Song of the year Sound of Praise ___Won
MTN 4Syte Music Video Awards Best Gospel Video of the year I Am Yours ___Nominated
Best Alternative Reggae Himself ___Nominated
African Gospel Awards (UK) Best Artist for West Africa ___Nominated
Bass Awards Alternate Song of the Year ___Won
Gospel industry Awards Best Male vocalist ___Won
Best Song Writer ___Won
Best Video of the Year ____Won
African Gospel Awards (UK) Best Artist for West Africa