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Janet Manyowa Biography| Age, Career, Person Life, Awards, Albums 

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Janet Manyowa Biography| Age, Career, Person Life, Awards, Albums 

Janet Manyowa is a renowned Zimbabwean gospel musician known for her soulful and inspiring music.

In addition to her successful music career, Janet is also recognized for her philanthropic work.

Age & Date of Birth

Janet Manyowa was born on March 18, 1985 (age 38) in Chegutu, Zimbabwe.


Her passion for music was evident from a young age. Recognizing her talent, her parents enrolled her in a music school when she was just ten years old.

It was during her time at the school that Janet honed her skills and developed a deep love for gospel music.

Her career as a musician began when she started leading praise and worship in her local church in Chegutu.


Janet Manyowa’s music journey took off with the release of her debut album, “King of Glory,” in August 2015.

The album was met with great success, and it paved the way for her future accomplishments. Two of her singles, “Amazing God” and “Ndomira Pamuri,” gained significant popularity among gospel music enthusiasts.

In 2017, Janet released her second album, titled “Grateful,” at the Celebration Centre Auditorium. The album launch was a grand event that featured renowned South African gospel musicians such as Dr. Tumi, Ntokozo Mbambo, and Nqubeko Mbatha. One of the notable tracks on the album, “You Are More,” featured collaborations with these talented artists.

Personal Life

Janet Manyowa is happily married to Munyaradzi Manyowa. The couple is blessed with three children named Matipa, Waishe, and Mufaro.

Achievements and Recognition

Janet Manyowa’s talent and contributions have earned her numerous accolades and recognition. In 2018, she was listed among the “100 Most Influential Young Zimbabweans Under 40.” Her impact on the music scene and her inspirational work led to her inclusion on the list.

She has received over 42 nominations and 23 awards, some of these are:

  • Best Newcomer 2015—Zimbabwe Music Awards (ZIMA)
  • Best Album 2016— PERMICAN Gospel Awards
  • Best Female Artist 2016—Zimbabwe Music Awards (ZIMA)
  • Best of Africa 2017 (nominee)— SABC Crown Gospel Awards
  • Outstanding Female Musician 2017— NAMA (National Arts Merit Awards)
  • Notable Musician 2018 – Zimbabwe Women Awards (ZIWA)
  • Gospel Song of the Year 2018(Zadzisa) — Star FM Music Awards
  • Female Artist of the Year 2018 — Star FM Music Awards
  • Outstanding Female Musician 2019 – National Arts Merit Awards
  • Best Female Act 2019 – Star FM Music Awards 2019
  • Best Female Musician, Album of the Year, Video of the Year (Nyash neNgoni), Best Songwriter 2019 – Permican Gospel Awards
  • Best Contemporary Gospel Musician 2020 – Zimbabwe Music Awards
  • Best Female Artist, Gospel Song of the Year (Ndimi) 2020 – Star FM Music Awards
  • Best Collaboration (feat. Tembalami) 2020 – Maranatha Africa Continental Awards
  • Best Female Musician 2021 – Zimbabwe Music Awards
  • Best Album of the Year 2021 (Sounds of Victory) – Zimbabwe Music Awards


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