Her music reaches and heals millions of people in Africa and abroad. She has performed in countries such as Chicago, Lesotho, Botswana, New York and London.
Lebo is known as the gospel powerhouse. Her incredible voice and her lyrical content are soothing to the soul, making her a phenomenal artist.
She hails from the Vaal in Gauteng province.
Lebo was raised by a single mother who was a domestic worker. The family lived in a shack and later moved to a mud house. Despite her difficult upbringing, Lebo is a star today.
Let’s find out what makes her the incredible person she is.
Lebo Sekgobela Age
Lebo Sekgobela Music
The 'Lion of Judah' hitmaker didn't let this derail her or stop her from pursuing her dreams. She went on to build her own brand, and today she's one of the biggest artists in South Africa.
Lebo started her music career by singing at church events. She travelled with the famous preacher, Evangelist Ralekholela and sang at his tent crusade events.
She then went on to work with prominent musicians in South Africa. She was a backing vocalist for award-winning musician Vicky Vilakazi and worked with Joyous Celebration members such as William Sejake.
She was also the voice behind popular SABC 1 show Khumbulekhaya's song.
Lebo Sekgobela Albums
Her first album is Ke Ngwana Hao, which she released in 2013. The same year she released Ke Modimo, Themba Lami, and By His Grace. The album By His Grace featured Lebo's hit song 'Melusi', which became massive on radio and television.
In 2016, Lebo recorded Restored. The album is one of Lebo's most successful ones to date. The multi-platinum offering put her on the map. This is the album that features the hit song 'Lion of Judah', which became a national anthem. The song was sung in churches, clubs, taxi ranks and every corner of South Africa. She performed the song Lion of Judah at the Metro and SAMA awards.
The album Umusa was recorded in 2018.
Hymns and Worship is the latest album by the star. She recorded it in 2019 at Hope Restoration Centre in Kempton Park, Gauteng. The album is made up of traditional hymns and has 16 tracks.
Lebo Sekgobela Awards
Lebo has won numerous awards. In 2012, she won the Gospel Legacy Award by the Vaal Triangle. The same year, she also won the Best Community Outreach from SABC Crown Gospel Music Awards.
In 2016, she won the Best Female Artist at the SABC Crown Gospel Music Awards.
She was also nominated for Best Contemporary Faith Music Album and Best Traditional Faith Music Album at the South African Music Awards in 2019 for her album Umusa. She was also nominated for Female Artist of the Year at the same awards.
Lebo Sekgobela Charity Work
Another charity organisation that Lebo is involved with is Bertha Solomon Centre For The Aged in Johannesburg, and the Lebohang Home in Sebokeng.
Lebo Sekgobela Controversy
Although the gospel singer took to social media to state that her account was hacked, one of the victims, who was robbed of R6 000 by the scammer, called Lebo and threatened her.
Lebo Sekgobela Rape
The second time she was raped by a male neighbour who offered her a lift when she was 11 years. He raped her in the car.
“You never get over rape‚ it lives with you forever. I recently drove past the street where the second incident happened. It’s such a busy street; why didn’t anyone see me?” she told True Love.
Lebo Sekgobela Husband
Lebo is married to Lucky Sekgobela. He is also her manager. They met while Lebo was still studying in High School, and got married while Lebo was 16-years-old. They have been married for over a decade.
Lebo Sekgobela Children
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What an amazing soul!
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