Mercy Chinwo (born 5 September 1990) is a Nigerian gospel musician, singer and songwriter. Mercy Chinwo is a unique gospel artist with a unique type of grace. Her songs are heard all over the churches in Nigeria and beyond, her background will inspire you.
Mercy Chinwo Background
Mercy Chinwo’s full name is Mercy Nnenda Chinwo, born on 5th September 1990. She is the first child and the first daughter of six children. As of 2020, Mercy Chinwo is 30 years old. Mercy Chinwo is a Nigerian gospel musician, actress, and songwriter, she hails from Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Most successful gospel artists are fond of having an early start in music because they are talented and Mercy Chinwo is a typical example, she started her musical career at a very early age. Mercy Chinwo started music in her church’s children’s choir and later migrated to the adult choir. Mercy Chinwo was brought up by her mother after she lost her dad during her early stages of life.
Mercy Chinwo Career
Mercy Chinwo was into acting before she swerved full time into music. She got into the limelight in 2012 after winning Season 2 of a popular acting talent show – Nigerian Idol. After which, in 2013, she landed her first film role in Yvonne Nelson’s film, “House of Gold” where other stars such as Yvonne Nelson, Majid Michel, and Omawumi featured.
In her music career, Mercy Chinwo started her musical career by voicing to musical projects by top Nigerian gospel music artistes such as Sammie Okposo, Joe Praize, Buchi, Chris Morgan, and Preye whom she featured in a single “Eze”.
In 2017 Mercy Chinwo’s big move came after EeZee Concepts, a gospel music label owned by Mr. Ezekiel ThankGod, endorsed her. EeZee Concepts has also recently signed another spirit-filled Gospel Artist – GUC (Gift Ugochi Christopher).
Mercy Chinwo released her first single, “Testimony”, in 2015, and another single “Igwe” in 2016. Her first album was in 2018, “The cross my Gaze”. “The cross my Gaze” consists of lots of soul-uplifting gospel songs that are still trending in Nigerian Christian space. Mercy Chinwo has collaborated with international artists. She did a remix of her most popular song, “Excess love” with JJ Hairston, Youthful Praise, and The Gratitude.
Mercy Chinwo Songs
Mercy Chinwo has released a ton of singles, but she has currently released only one album. So far, Mercy Chinwo’s song that has arguably crossed boundaries is “Excess Love”, followed by “Chinedum”, both released in June 2018 and “Bor Ekom” released in 2019. Mercy Chinwo’s Excess love earned her nationwide recognition and earned her a spot as one of the best female vocalists in the Nigerian Gospel music industry. Mercy Chinwo made another strong mark in the gospel music industry with her single, “Akamdinelu”. The song currently has more than a million streams across music streaming platforms.
She released her second album “Satisfied”, a 13-track album, on 3rd July 2020. The album contained hit tracks such as, “Baby Song”, and “Na you dey reign”.
Mercy Chinwo Husband
So, who is Mercy Chinwo husband? For now, the 30-year-old gospel singer, Mercy Chinwo, is not married.
Mercy Chinwo Awards
Mercy Chinwo has bagged various notable awards since the beginning of her career in 2012. She has rivaled top gospel artists such as Sinach, Prospa Ochimana, and Tim Godfrey in the award-winning race. She was nominated for an award at Maranatha Awards USA Awards 2020.
- Nigerian Idols – 2012
- Best Gospel Artiste – 2018 – CLIMAX Awards.
- Africa Gospel New Artiste of the Year – 2019 – Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST)
- Africa Gospel Female Artiste of the Year – 2019 – Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST)
- Africa Gospel Song of the Year “Excess Love” – 2019 – Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST)
Mercy Chinwo Networth
Mercy Chinwo has rolled in much worth to yourself to herself. She has gone global with her songs and made an impact in the gospel music industry. As of 2021, Mercy Chinwo is currently worth an estimated $300,000.