Nathaniel Bassey is a Nigerian gospel artist, born in Lagos in 1978. He is popularly known for his song "Imela" "Onise Iyanu" and "Olowogbogboro". Bassey started his musical career in the church where he joined the Rhodes Orchestra and he played the Trumpet for two years. He was just an ordinary trumpeter until he composed a song at the visit to Late Stella Obasanjo, the wife of former president Olusegun Obasanjo. In 2018, Bassey was one of the leading artistes in the Nigeria's Christian gathering, The Experience.
Nathaniel Bassey is the brain behind the #HallelujahChallenge, where he worships God for an hour, from 12:00 am to 1:00 am. He streams this event on his Instagram page and invites others to join him. In less than a month, the event had over 600,000 views. The #HallelujahChallenge for 2020 was held from 4 to 24 February.