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Sivuyile “Vovee” Batala PDF Print E-mail
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Singer, songwriter, pianist and dedicated man of God, Sivuyile “Vovee” Batala has made a name for himself in the South African gospel industry, working with top producers and artists since the age of 19. Vovee has worked together with a wide range of South African gospel artists as well as Mbongeni Ngema and Rebecca Malope.

Born in Bhisho in the Eastern Cape, Vovee began his professional music career as a sound engineer and producer at EMI/CCP Sizwe Zako Recors in 1999. He worked his way up through the ranks and now owns his own recording label and state-of-the-art studio in East London, Eastern Cape. Vovee Music Productions’ (VMP) mission is to discover the quality, and expose the best in the Eastern Cape music industry.

Vovee is dedicated to bringing a sound that is distinctively unique to the market, and looks for music that is beautiful and lyrics that penetrate the soul, heart and mind.

Past Achievements include:

Together with producing albums from other gospel artists, Vovee has recorded his own albums, with the latest project entitled The Vessel. This double CD includes a number of soulful gospel worship songs as well as some upbeat and fun praise songs.

His other two albums much airplay on TV and radio including Gospel Gold on SABC 1 and Gospel Time on SABC 2. He has been a member of SAMRO and SARRAL since 2000.

Past Projects include:

Recent Projects include:

Vovee has written a number of soundtracks for corporate companies including:
  • A soundtrack for South African Breweries development programme, SAB Kickstart in 2008.
  • Two soundtracks for Buffalo City Municipality called "Iz' emonti"
Vovee has also won a number of awards including:
  • The TRUFM Youth award in Arts & Culture, 2008
  • Semi-finalist in the FNB enablis national competition

Contact Details:

Province: Eastern Cape

City: Port Elizabeth

Category: Gospel artist

Cell: 083 475 2024

Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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