Mercy Chinwo is a Nigerian Gospel singer and songwriter who got recognition after winning the Nigerian idol 2012 edition.
Mercy Chinwo musical prowess dated back to when she was a teenager although she started her music career properly after releasing her hit single; excess love. Mercy’s art was pushed after she was signed by Eezee concept, one of the biggest gospel music record label in Nigeria.
Childhood And Career
Mercy Chinwo was born in September 5, 1990 in Rivers State into a family of five, she started songwriting in her teenage years.
Mercy Chinwo started as a singer in the children’s church before moving into the adult choir becoming the choir mistress.
Before coming to limelight, Mercy Chinwo lended her voice as a backup singer to big names like Sammie Okposo, Joe Praize, Buchi, Chris Morgan and Preye.
Mercy Chinwo released her first single “Testimony” in 2015 and other singles such as “Igwe” meaning King in 2016. She released her first album “The Cross My Gaze” in 2018 which was a major hit; it is considered to be one of the most uplifting, powerful and successful album released.
Signing Into Eezee Concept
In 2017, Mercy Chinwo was discovered by Mr. Ezekiel (Eezee Tee) a gospel music record label owner who signed her. Eezee concept is home to many of the big names in the industry such as Judikay, GUC
Mercy Chinwo has released countless songs ranging from the ones in her sixteen track album to her other singles.
She is undoubtedly one of the Nigerian gospel singer to always release songs that are heard outside the four walls of Nigeria. She has released successful hits ranging from “Excess Love” which made waves both within and outside the continent. Other songs released by Mercy Chinwo which made waves are Chinedum, Bor Ekom and Akamdinelu. She is considered to be one of the top female vocalist in the Nigerian Gospel music industry and the music industry at large. Below are some of the songs released by Mercy Chinwo:
- Testimony, 2015
- Igwe, 2016
- Trust, 2017
- Excess Love, 2018
- Omekannaya, 2018
- Correct, 2019
- Rest, 2019
- My Responsibility, 2018
- Imenem, 2018
- No More Pain, 2018
- Chinedum, 2018
- Regular ft Fiokee, 2018
- Bor Ekom, 2019
- Incredible God, 2019
- Excess Love Rmx ft J.J Hairston, 2019
- Power Belongs to Jesus, 2019
- Oh Jesus, 2019
- Akamdinelu, 2019
- True God with ChiZee, Israel Dammy, Judikay & Mercy Chinwo, 2019
Mercy Chinwo Awards And Nominations
Due to her consistency and the impact she has made in the industry, Mercy Chinwo has gotten a lot of awards both in and outside Nigeria.
- Nigerian Idols – 2012
- Best Gospel Artiste, CLIMAX Awards, 2018
- New Artiste of the Year, Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST), 2019
- Female Artiste of the Year, Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST), 2019
- Song of the Year ‘Excess Love’, Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST), 2019
- Gospel Artiste of the Year, Galaxy Music Awards, 2019
- Female African Artiste of the Year, Gospel Touch Music Awards, 2019
- Artiste of Excellence West Africa, Africa Gospel Music Awards, (AGMMA), 2019
Mercy Chinwo Husband
At the time of writing this (April 2021) Mercy Chinwo isn’t married but we’ll update this page immediately she ties the knot.
Mercy Chinwo Net Worth
Due to her influence and fans, Mercy Chinwo has gathered wealth from the sales of her music, to her tour tickets and other mean. She is believed to be worth $150,000.
Social Media Handles
Mercy Chinwo is a very active person on social media as it help her to interact with her fans. Below are her social media handles