Olivia Charamba

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Olivia Charamba
Olivia Charamba, Mai Charamba, Zimbabwe Gospel musicians
BornOlivia Maseko
(1973-08-14) August 14, 1973 (age 46)
Spouse(s)Charles Charamba
ChildrenDaughters: Shalom Anesu Charamba, Eternity Nenyasha Charamba, Tagamuchira Loyalty Charamba
Sons: Timukudze Isaac Charamba, Aveneni Beloved Charamba

Olivia Charamba, popularly known as Mai Charamba, is a multi award winning female Zimbabwean Gospel Artist. She started her musical career as a backing vocalist for her husband Pastor Charles Charamba. She rose to prominence as a solo artist with her 2000 debut album, Amen, with songs composed by Pastor Charamba and featuring friends Tariro (Matongorewa) Muringa and Spiwe (Murerwa) Chimuti as backing vocalists.

Background[edit]

Olivia Charamba (nee Maseko) was born on was born on August 14 in 1973. She started singing in the Salvation Army choir in the 80's.[1] In 1995 she moved to join the Apostolic Faith Mission and that is where she met her husband and started her professional career. As a backing vocalist, she performed on her husband, Charles Charamba's debut album Tinashe Akatendeka in 1997.

Discography[edit]

1. 2000 Amen
2. Daily Bread
3. 2009 The Gospel

4. Voice of Miriam

Tours[edit]

1. The 2013 UK Gospel Music Gala

Awards[edit]

1. Best Female Musician
2. Best Gospel musician
3. Best Gospel album
4. Most Outstanding Female Musician.




References[edit]

  1. NewsdzeZimbabwe, I'm Now A Pastor- Mai Charamba, NewsdzeZimbabwe, Published: January 14, 2013, Retrieved: March 9, 2014