Yvonne Asamoah-Tawiah, known professionally as Minister Yvonne, is a supremely talented UK- based Ghanaian Gospel musician, songwriter, vocalist, and worship leader, who is rocking our gospel screens in several homes and churches around the world with spirit-engulfed gospel songs.
Minister Yvonne was born on the 9th of August 1985. She hails from Kwabeng Province, in the Eastern Region of Ghana, and the last born of six children. Later on, her parents relocated to Greater Accra where Yvonne Asamoah-Tawiahwas raised alongside her siblings. She had her early education at Royal Preparatory School in Nyaniba Estate and progressed at Labone SDA Preparatory School all in the capital city of Greater Accra, and then to Ofori Panin Senior High School in the Eastern Region.
After obtaining her WAEC certificate, Minister Yvonne went on to study Diploma in Business Studies at IPS. She worked as a Chief Cashier in a recognized institution for a year before proceeding to Central University in Ghana to study BSc.Banking and Finance.
Minister Yvonne started singing for family and friends in the early 2000s as a hobby. Developing a strong appetite for the creative industry, she began to compete in several music reality shows and modelling to hone her talent. Also, she began writing songs when she was 19 years old. At the time, she was just a member of the church choir who had no idea that one day she would go global with her music.
Her parents have always been her role model, so she got her tenacity and deep love for people and God from both parents. The anointed gospel singer also possesses her mother’s wisdom, ability to organize, create things, and see beyond the ordinary.
Before she actively became a music minister, Minister Yvonnemoved to the UK after her university education to join the British Armed Forces as HR Specialist. She is a staunch member of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) UK. In 2014 Minister Yvonne got married in UK at ICGC UK Branch. The couple is blessed with two lovely children.
Minister Yvonne is famed for her powerful vocal prowess, world-class music videos, and as an enchanting performer – winning souls for God and increasingly building her fan-base across the globe. In her music journey, she has released the ever spirit filled life changing Album dubbed ‘FAITH’ in 2022.
The Album contains 8 songs namely “Heal The Land”, “Hyebre Sesafo”, “Give Me Rest”, “Abundance of Grace”,“Shidaa” which features M.O.G MUSIC was released in May 2021. “Conqueror” (released in 2020), award winning “Besuka”, released in July 2020 and the spirit-engulfed “Unchangeable God” released in March 2020. Her songs minister healing, hope, and encouragement.
Aside music, Minister Yvonne is into philanthropic activities. Her foundation, YAT Ministries Foundation has supported some orphanages across UK and Ghana with several deliverables and cash donation.
Minister Yvonne’s songs have been listed on the UK Gospel Music Chart for weeks. In August 2020, her Besuka gospel video won the Best International Video of the Year award organised by WWGMVA UK.
She has also received several nominations from major bodies worldwide. She won the UK based Gospel Artist of the yearfrom Ghana Music Awards UK (2021), Best Gospel Song of the Year (2022), and received her first “HONORARY” from Maratha USA Awards as Excellence Song Writer in 2022.
She has embarked on major tours and still on the road not far from the city closer to you.
Minister Yvonne is currently the Brand Ambassador for Defence Christian Network(DCN).