Esther Osaji has been named the most outstanding artist of the year at the Annual Gospel Music Awards held at the Havana Royal Hall beside University of Ibadan, Ibadan Oyo State on the 15th of December 2019.
Esther Osaji is a devout Christian, Wife, Mother of three, gospel singer, song writer and humanitarian who deeply cares for the less privileged.
Her care for others in part led her to study Sociology; she graduated with honours in 2006 from the Kogi State University.
She is a business woman and a social worker, She has a NGO Starbloom Foundation that helps the less prividged, support and guides women in startups of SME/SOHO businesses.
She is a true Nigerian, born and raised in the FCT Abuja Nigeria to a Hausa Father from Nassarawa State, a Yoruba mother from Ogun State and Igbo husband from Delta State, they are presently based in Lagos Nigeria.
She speaks English, Hausa and Yoruba fluently and learning the Igbo and French languages. She writes and sings majorly in English, and sometimes with infusion of other languages thats she speaks. She started singing when she was nine, in her early teens she joined the Church choir and she still sings in the Choir and the Church Band.
As a Nine Year old She sang in Presidential and state banquettes, School and Church programs; Her love, passion and devotion to singing was amazing to behold.In 2006 she sang live on stage with Onyeka Onwenu at the official opening of the New National Stadium Abuja. She got married in 2007 and she had to concentrate on her family and business but always nursed her passion to be recording gospel singer, she never stopped singing or writing.
She is a spirit filled woman who loves to worship and sing praises to The Lord God Almighty; this she translates in her songs.
In 2015 with guidance of the Holy Spirit she decided to start up a career as a recording gospel artist.
Her debut single, “Agbara Jesu” has enjoyed airplay in radio stations Nation wide and Internationally.