Bola Are is a Yoruba gospel singer, and one of the pioneers of gospel music in Nigeria. She was once the President of the Gospel Musicians Association of Nigeria (GOMAN). Evangelist Bola Are knew she would serve the Lord at a very young age and pursed it. She started singing at a very young age. Her parents told her that she started singing a few day before her first birthday, therefore she considers herself a born singer. After deciding to follow her passion for ministry Evangelist Bola Are started a music band called Bola and Her Spiritual Singers on June 26th 1973. In August of 1977, she released her first musical album, Baba Ku Ise. As at 2014, Evangelist Bola Are had released over seventy albums.