Nominations Now Open for The 8th SABC Crown Gospel Music Awards


Durban, SA — The World Gospel PowerHouse is excited to bring the 8th edition of The Crowns, with a moving theme: The Higher Level, The New Order, The New Beginning, as represented by the number ‘8’.

Last year’s offering was epic! The wards saw Gospel greats and the underdogs alike, being honoured with a well-deserved Crown. The performances were nothing short of roof-raising and the fashion was in true Crowns’ style, on-point!

The Crown’s founder and Executive producer, Zanele Mbokazi said “We are ready for the 8th edition of the CROWNS. Bigger, better, moving from glory to glory”.


Nominations officially opened on 1 August 2015, and will close on 1 October 2015 at midnight. Gospel music artists wishing to enter the Crowns ie. musicians, engineers, comedians, poets, producers, writers, radio & TV programmes and record companies can access the nomination form from the World Gospel Powerhouse offices or website. Nominations are also open to Gospel artists in all of African countries.


Nominees White Party will be held in JHB on 9 October at the Durban Exhibition Centre, and Crown Awards Prayer a week before the main event.

Visitors from other provinces, pre-dominantly from Gauteng and this event has an economic contribution estimated at over R10 million with direct and indirect spend within the City”

The awards will be held at ICC Arena, Durban on 15 November 2015. Zama Mkhize, the event manager has confirmed that whilst the tickets will only go on sale from computicket at the end of August, “we have a new category for VVIPs, and these tickets are for the first 5 rows. They will only be available from our offices at R1500. These are purely on a first come first serve basis. Those who want to ‘jump the queue’ must call 031 303 1950”

8th SABC Crown Gospel Music Awards is sponsored by the KZN Government, SABC, Ethekwini Municipality, Sowetan / Sunday World and Drum.

For more information:

Tel: 031 303 1950


Twitter: @SabcCrownAwards

Facebook: Crown Gospel Music Awards

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