Nigerian songwriter/artist Sinach was recently honored as the global hit “WAY MAKER” got ranked #1 by the CCLI.
From being sung in churches around the world to numerous versions recorded by many of today’s top artists, “Way Maker” has made a global impact in truly unprecedented ways.
More than 60 recording artists have covered the song, such as Leeland, Michael W. Smith – whose version went to No. 1 at radio, Mandisa, Bethel, Passion (feat. Kristian Stanfill, Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes), Miranda Curtis, American Idol contestants Genevieve Linkowski and David Archuletta, and most recently Revere featuring Darlene Zschech and William McDowell.
As at 6 months ago, Sinach’s ‘Way Maker” music video had more than 151 million views, while Leeland’s version had received more than 67 million streams and the video had more than 27 million views. “Way Maker” also got adopted as a modern worship standard within the global church, climbing to the top four on CCLI’s US Chart.
Sinach was also nominated in three different categories for the 51st GMA DOVE AWARDS namely; Worship Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, and Spanish Language Recorded Song Of The Year.
She eventually won the ‘Song Of The Year’ Award and performed her global hit worship “WAY MAKER”, on stage with Leeland and Mandisa the same night.