Music + Lyrics : D’ANNIE – “KELECHI” [ @DSoulfulAnnie ]


Female gospel artiste D’Annie releases a brand new single titled “Kelechi as she celebrates her birthday today. D’Annie with her sonorous voice has delivered excellently well on this very single which is an Afro rock fusion. It’s a soul stirring worship tune blessing God for all he has done.



Kelechi which literally means ‘Thank God’, is an inspirational song born out of a grateful heart for the countless and immeasurable love of God she experiences especially looking back through the years of struggle and complexities. According to her..



“This is a birthday gift”

Join in thanksgiving and praise with the debut single ‘Kelechi’ produced by Sky Timz.








Brief Bio:

Anne Chukwudumebi Okonji who goes by the stage name D’Annie, is a soulful, classical, urban & contemporary Nigerian Gospel artist who hails from Delta State. She is well known for her deep root in classical singing which has helped shape her striking Soprano vocal.

Singing as a passion began from a very tender age where she belonged to choral groups in Primary, Secondary and Tertiary institutions attended. Her youth service days were not left out as she served as a Music Director in House on the Rock Church, Calabar. She draws inspiration from music and choir performances of renowned artists such as Kurt Karr, Yolanda Adams, Fred Hammond, Celine Dion, Sammie Okposo amongst others.


She is currently a member of the Lagos Metropolitan Gospel Choir of the House on the Rock Church Lekki (led by Award winning producer Wilson Joel) where she has sang for 11 years and shared stage with prolific gospel artists such as Sammie Okposo, Onos Ariyo, Nikki Laoye, Glowreeyah Braimah, Dr Kay, Eric Arubayi to mention a few.






Verse1: Your light shines upon me
It brightens my way
You are good, You are good
Your spirit within me
Revives me each day
You are good, You are good
No one Lord can fathom your love so strong
I’ll forever thank you

Chorus: Kelechi. Thank the Most High
For He’s good, For He’s great
Kelechi. Thank the Most High
For He’s good, For He’s great

Verse 2: Your peace surrounds me
It stills raging storms
You are good, You are good
Your touch Lord is soothing
I’m refreshed and restored
You are good, You are good
No one Lord can fathom
Your power and grace
I’ll forever thank you

Bridge: Reminiscing on the things that you do to me
Anam anwuri because you care for me
Thank God. Kelenu Chi
Onye yirigi Ancient of Days
I will praise you Lord for the rest of my days
Thank God. Kelenu Chi
See the works of your hands
Are amazing
Provision, Protection
Blessings you give
So I’ll bring to you all my gratitude
You deserve it all


Vamp: Kele , Kele , Kele , Kele
( E Anam ekele ya)
Kelenu Chim E. Onye neme mma ( 3x)
Kele , Kele , Kele , Kele
Kelenu Chim E. For He’s good


Igbo translations:

Kelechi – Thank God
Anam Anwuri – I’m joyful/happy
Onye yirigi – Who is like you
Kele – give thanks
Anam ekele ya – I give thanks to him
Kelenu Chim E – Thank my God







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