Nathaniel Bassey Releases New Thanksgiving Anthem “Jesus Iye”
After his popular and most patronized Hallelujah Challenge virtual event, acclaimed Nigerian gospel artist Nathaniel Bassey has officially released the new single “Jesus Iye” across digital platforms. The mid-tempo praise track arrives just in time for the Thanksgiving season.
Defined as an expression of gratitude and testimony, “Jesus Iye” celebrates God’s miraculous works, faithfulness, and abundant blessings. Nathaniel Bassey’s smooth vocals carry the Yoruba phrase “Jesus Iye” meaning “Thank You Jesus” over sweet melodies and horns.
The inspirational sound and repetition of “Jesus Iye” is meant to stir gratitude and make the song a unifying anthem for worshippers this season. According to Bassey, the track will be on the lips of music fans globally as they enter the Thanksgiving mindset.
“Jesus Iye” continues a productive 2022 for the acclaimed gospel artist after he began the year with a 16-track album titled “Hallelujah Live” that garnered acclaim. He also recently collaborated with fellow Nigerian gospel talents Dunsin Oyekan and Dasola Akinbule on the impactful single “Iba.”
Known for his gift of singing scripture, Nathaniel Bassey has earned millions of online followers through viral hits and the movement he founded called #HallelujahChallenge. His global worship anthems like “Imela” and “Olowogbogboro” have shown his reach across cultures.
With its inspirational message and singable Yoruba hook, “Jesus Iye” is primed to be another Nathaniel Bassey song that transcends borders. Releasing ahead of Thanksgiving provides this soaring gospel anthem the perfect platform to resonate in due season.