De Emerald Choir has been named to have the best classical song of the year during the recently held Annual Gospel Music Awards at Havana Royal Hall Ibadan, Oyo State on the 15th of December 2019.
Out of several other classical songs nominated for the award their song ” Ji Masun” with a blend of both classical and highlife intonations got the highest number of votes.
De-Emerald is an organization that is duly registered with the Cooperate Affairs Commissions (BN 2628423), founded by Gbenga Obagbemi on November 25th 2005. This is an organization with a conglomerate of musically talented, intellectually sound and seasoned individuals who are not mere singers but academic professionals at various fields of life.
The name “Emerald” is coined out of The Emerald Gem Stone which has green colour that stands for An Ever Green Concept and this everlasting durability of ideas, innovations and creativity is clearly seen in their logo.
De Emerald choir has bagged several awards in the past which include Annual Gospel Music Awards 2018 for choir of the year.