Liberian Gospel Musician and Songwriter, Paul Kennie Harding has been awarded the Glory of the Latter Gospel Music “Best Worship Song of the Year 2023” for his song, “Greatest.”
The multi award winning minister, Harding collected the award which is organized by the Born To Praise Music Ministry, USA over the weekend, along with other gospel music ministers at the Monrovia Christian Fellowship in Sinkor, Monrovia.
Presenting the award on behalf of the organizers, the Religious Advisor to President George M. Weah, Rev. Emmanuel Nimely, expressed his admiration for Harding.
“It is not surprising to see such a great, young, gifted, and talented Ambassador of the Kingdom of God flying the nation’s flag globally. It’s an honor to hand him this award for the hard work, commitment, and dedication that he has demonstrated over the years,” stressed Nimely.
The Religious Advisor prayed that Harding continues to go global in the name of Jesus and that God adds more grace, knowledge, and life to him.
Nimely also prayed for the consecration of Paul`s voice and declared that he would become a strong voice in propagating the Gospel of Christ through music.
Other recipients of the Glory of the Latter Gospel Awards are Pastor Joseph T. Nimely, outstanding male artist of the year, Princess N. Yancy– Outstanding Female Artist of the Year, Jesse Pratt – Most Featured Artist of the Year, Monrovia Community Mass Choir – Best Choir of the Year and Kennedy Harris – Best Producer of the Year among others.
The Organizers of this event also presented Legendary awards to the following Gospel Artists: McDonald Parcular, Queen Esther Sayorwillih, Cecelia Andrew Gbah, Evangelist Cyrus Townsend, Ptitus Kollie, Miracle Kettor, Arblakolo Toe, Sayon Mason, Abigail O. Vinton and Eveine Natt Kamara.
Minister Harding and two other recipients will represent Liberia at the Peace & Reconciliation Global Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa from May 10-12, 2023.
The Summit is organized by the Alliance For Global Change, a conglomeration of scholars and church leaders who have come together with a common purpose of fostering peace and reconciliation around the globe.
The Religious Advisor to the President also committed himself to sponsoring the attendance of the Liberian delegation.
Meanwhile, following the award ceremony, Minster Harding ministered at the Izzy Ministries Gospel event on Sunday, March 12, 2023 on the Barnersville Estate Football Field under the theme: “Returning to the Heart of Worship”.
Harding is one of Liberia’s best performing and recording Gospel Artists who has recorded three (3) Albums, including Your Glory, Pulling Me Through and Strong God.
He has won several awards including, MTN MLMA Gospel Artist of the Year, Tunes Liberia’s Gospel Artist of the Year, and Shabach Gospel’s Outstanding Male Vocalist of the Year all of 2019, among other awards. He’s also the Winner of the maiden edition of the Sing Unto God Competition.
Harding has organized several concerts in Liberia and hosted his Nigerian counterparts including Paul Chisom, alongside the Lagos Gospel Community Mass Choir and Mercy Chinwo. He has also ministered at several concerts in Nigeria.