(REGINA) Born in Nigeria and moved to the “Queen City”, Regina, Canada in 2010, Precious Onungwe is a singer-songwriter with an unbeatable stage presence. His captivating rhythm is drawn from his African heritage while embracing the Canadian pop culture. Precious likes to convey purposeful lyrics and melodies that encourage, comfort, and empower others. His style is influenced by songs like “Glory” by John Legend, “Wanna be Happy” by Kirk Franklin, “Hard Love” by NeedtoBreathe, “Higher Love” by Whitney Houston, and other artists like Jennifer Hudson, Sia, Pharrel Williams, Glenn Lewis, J. Moss, and Nickelback from the R&B Soul, Pop, Gospel, and Pop-Rock genres.
With the release of his first single, Champion, which received great positive feedback, Precious showcases a unique and soulful vocal spin to the lyrics that really drive home. Precious performed Champion live on CTV News Regina, Global News Regina, Talk of the Town Access 7 (Regina), Sum theatre performance series in Saskatoon, Moose Jaw’s Déjà vu Singer-Songwriter showcase, and other live shows. Champion received air play on CJTR 91.3, Unity FM Canada, CBC Saskatoon, CBC Regina morning radio, and Rhythm 93.7 FM Nigeria.
Precious unveiled another melodious and powerful single called “You Matter” on June 26, 2020.The song is about a young man who is wondering and asking questions in response to societal issues: mass shootings, hatred, spread of demeaning words and abuses by some in power. Now, he proposes that in order to heal the world together and make it a paradise as it was intended, self-love and self-worth as well as self-awareness are needed so much so that we can see others through the same lens we use for ourselves. He is saying: YOU MATTER AS MUCH AS I DO. With this mirror, there is no need to tear anyone down to feel elevated. An accompanying music video for “You Matter” is now available on YouTube. The single is also available for download on Spotify, iTunes, Google Play, Audiomack, SoundCloud and other online streaming services: https://precious-onungwe.fanlink.to/you-matter Precious is looking forward to performing this single at upcoming live shows when they are possible.