Our Judges

Barry Simpson

Barry is a multi talented gospel singer, musician and is currently the director of Bethel United Church where his father is senior Pastor. He is the leader of the group “ Kray-Z-Fingaz” and has also directed lots of groups and choirsters. Barry is the award winning director of the musical group “Essence of Praise” He is a travelling musician who has travelled to attend and perform at conferences as far as South Korea.

Tamara BOYES

Nominated for 3 Canadian Gospel Music Awards, Tamara Boyes has a reputation for smooth, pure, passionate and intense vocals. She is a Performer, Worship Leader and a Vocal Coach. She has released 2 singles, an EP, recorded 2 Gilette Radio Jingles and a movie soundtrack. In 2017 and 2018, “Trust” was picked up on Spotify, Jango, Stingray and played on radio internationally and “My Favourite Things” made top 100 Christmas Songs on CD Baby Contest and Spotify Playlists. In 2016, “Christ is Christmas” and “Christmas Snow” were picked up by 49 radio stations accross Canada and reached 70,000 plays. GMA Nominations: 2017- “Trust”, nominated “International Song of the Year”. 2016- “Christ is Christmas”, nominated “Seaonal Song of the year”. 2016- “Christmas Snow”, nominated “Seasonal Album of the year”

Abednego Peter Hango

Abednego Peter Hango, is a Tanzanian multi talented Musician , Music producer, Songwriter, Vocal coach, Radio presenter, Events organiser, Pastor and worship leader, Teacher of the Word, Mentor, Founder and Director of ” Abednego & The Worshipperz Intl Band”, from east Africa Tanzania.

Hango grew into music ministry and lived over 30 years spreading the gospel through Music ministry, preaching and teaching the Word around the world, having started working full time as a gospel musician at the age of 20.