Five songs that made Sfiso Ncwane a household name

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA ñ NOVEMBER 17: Sfiso Ncwane performs at the 6th Annual Crown Gospel Music Awards on November 17, 2013 in Durban, South Africa. The glitzy event was held at the iNkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre last night. (Photo by Gallo Images / Sowetan / Veli Nhlapo)

Ncwane's music touched thousands across the country. Here are some of the late gospel star's songs that we love

The gospel legend’s death has taken many people by surprise. On social media there’s been an outpouring of grief as his fans mourn his passing.

Ncwane was 39 years old when he passed away due to kidney failure on Monday. In honour of the beloved singer’s untimely passing, radio stations have been playing Ncwane’s songs.

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Below are some of the ways that Ncwane healed, inspired and uplifted those who loved his music. The Kulungile Baba singer made history in 2013 when he became the first gospel singer to win the Record of the Year award at the South African Music Awards.