Liberian Gospel Music for 2012

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Contributors: Andranick Tanguiane, Fred Lerdahl,


Looking for the best Liberian gospel music to help get you through 2012? Look no further than our top 10 list! From upbeat anthems to soulful ballads, these tracks will lift your spirits and fill your heart with hope.


Liberia is home to a wide variety of musical styles and genres. Gospel music is extremely popular in Liberia, and many artists release new albums each year. If you’re looking for the latest and greatest in Liberian gospel music, check out our list of the top albums for 2012.

What is Liberian Gospel Music?

Liberian gospel music is a unique form of Christian music that blends traditional African sounds and instruments with more modern, Western elements. The result is a unique and upbeat style of music that is perfect for any type of Christian worship service.

Liberia is a small country located on the west coast of Africa. Despite its small size, however, Liberia has a rich musical heritage. This musical tradition can be traced back to the country’s earliest days as a colony of freed American slaves. These American slaves brought with them their love of traditional African music, which they blended with the hymns and spirituals they had learned in the United States.

Over time, this unique blend of African and American influences has evolved into the Liberian gospel music we know today. This music is characterized by its fast tempo, its use of traditional African instruments like drums and xylophones, and its catchy melodies.

One of the most popular Liberian gospel musicians is Evangeline Washiongton. Evangeline has been making music since she was a child, and her unique style has won her fans all over the world. Her latest album, “Songs for My Mother,” is a collection of beautiful ballads and up-tempo tunes that are sure to get your toes tapping.

If you’re looking for something new and different in your worship music, be sure to check out Liberian gospel!

The History of Liberian Gospel Music

Liberian gospel music has its roots in the traditional music of the country. However, it has been significantly influenced by international styles, particularly American gospel music.

The first Liberian gospel music recordings were made in the early 1970s by visiting American missionaries. These recordings were made on cassette tapes and distributed to churches and individuals around the country.

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, a number of Liberian Gospel choirs were formed, including the Liberia Gospel Singer Association (LGSA), which worked to promote Liberian gospel music both domestically and internationally.

The first major breakthrough for Liberian gospel music came in the early 1990s with the release of the album “Songs from Liberia” by Christine Funk, which included a number of popular Liberian gospel songs.

Since then, a number of other Liberian Gospel albums have been released, including “I Believe” by George Weah (the current president of Liberia), “ Amazing Grace” by Michael Klahr, and “I Will Rise” by Diana Tarr.

The popularity of Liberian Gospel music has continued to grow in recent years, with a number of local and international artists releasing new albums and singles.

The Popularity of Liberian Gospel Music

Liberian gospel music has seen a surge in popularity in recent years, with many new artists and bands emerging on the scene. This is partly due to the fact that Liberia is home to a large number of Christians, and gospel music is a very popular genre among them.

There are a number of reasons why Liberian gospel music is so popular. For one, it is very upbeat and energetic, which makes it perfect for dancing and singing along to. Additionally, the lyrics are usually very positive and uplifting, which can be a great source of inspiration for people who are going through tough times.

Another reason why Liberian gospel music is so popular is that it is extremely inclusive. Unlike some other genres of music, there are no barriers to entry when it comes to Liberian gospel music. Anyone can join in and enjoy the music, regardless of their religious beliefs or background.

If you are looking for some great Liberian gospel music to listen to, there are a few artists that you should definitely check out. Some of the most popular Liberian gospel artists include Reckya Madexta, Optimums Band, and Rhema Marvanne.

The Future of Liberian Gospel Music

The future of Liberian Gospel Music is very bright. With the recent signing of a peace agreement, the country is on its way to rebuilding and reconciliation. The music industry was one of the first to be hit hard by the 14 year conflict, but now there is a new found hope for the industry.

With people returning to the country and a new sense of peace and unity, the music industry is slowly starting to rebuild. There are new artist being signed and new music being released. The Gospel Music scene in Liberia is growing everyday.

There are many talented artists in Liberia that have not had the chance to showcase their talents to the world. But with the peace agreement in place and reconstruction underway, that is all changing. The future of Liberian Gospel Music is very bright and there are many talented artists that are finally getting their chance to shine.


It is our hope that this article has helped to shed some light on the great gospel music scene in Liberia. The country has a rich musical traditions, and gospel music is an important part of that tradition. There are many talented artists making great music in Liberia, and we hope that this article has helped to introduce you to some of them. Thanks for reading!

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