Mercy Chinwo

Mercy Chinwo is a Nigerian gospel musician, singer and songwriter. She won the Nigerian Idol Season 2 in 2012.[1]

Mercy Chinwo
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Background information
Birth nameMercy Chinwo
Genresgospel, contemporary gospel, worship
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, actress
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2012–present
LabelsEeZee Conceptz

Life and careerEdit

Mercy Chinwo was born on September 5, 1991, in Portharcourt, Rivers State. She lost her father at a very young age.[2]

Chinwo released her first single, "Testimony", in 2015, and "Igwe" a year later.[3] In 2017, Mercy Chinwo is a Gospel music Minister .[4]

ActingEdit

A year after winning Nigerian Idol, she landed her first film role in Yvonne Nelson's film, House of Gold where she acted as Lucia, starring alongside Yvonne Nelson, Majid Michel and Omawumi among others.[5] The film House of Gold won Best Picture at the Ghana Movie Awards and Best Ghanaian Movie at the 2013 City People.

AchievementsEdit

  • In 2012, Mercy Chinwo won Nigerian Idol.
  • In 2018, Mercy Chinwo was awarded the Best Gospel Artiste at the CLIMAX Awards 2018.[6]
  • In 2019, at the maiden edition of the Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST 2019) Mercy Chinwo was named winner in the categories Africa Gospel New Artiste of the Year, Africa Gospel Female Artiste of the Year and Africa Gospel Song of the Year (Excess Love).[7][8]
  • In 2020, Mercy Chinwo emerges the Gospel Artiste of the year at the AFRIMMA Awards.[9]

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

  • The Cross My Gaze (2018)
  • Satisfied (2020)

SinglesEdit

  • Testimony (2015)
  • Igwe (2016)
  • Excess Love (2018)
  • Omekanaya (2018)
  • No More Pain (2018)
  • Chinedum (2018)
  • Power Belongs to Jesus (2019)
  • Äkamdinelu (2019)
  • Oh Jesus! (2019)
  • Obinasom (2020)
  • Kosi (2020)
  • Tasted of your power (2020)
  • Na you dey reign(2020)
  • Yahweh (2021)
  • yahweh (2022)

FilmographyEdit

List of television and film credits
Year Title Role
2013 House of Gold Lucia

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "How Mercy Chinwo won Nigerian Idols". Vanguard News. 9 April 2012. Retrieved 9 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Mercy Chinwo Biography: Age, Net Worth, Career, Awards, Ministry". Trengezie. 7 September 2020. Retrieved 17 December 2021.
  3. ^ Media, D. O. D. (12 November 2019). "Gospel Artiste of the Week: MERCY CHINWO". Daughters Of Destiny TV. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
  4. ^ "Mercy Chinwo gets signed to EeZee Conceptz Record Label | Gospotainment.com". gospotainment.com. Retrieved 9 June 2019.
  5. ^ "House of Gold Full Cast & Crew - nlist nlist | Nollywood, Nigerian Movies & Casting". nlist.ng. Retrieved 9 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Mercy Chinwo receives First Award". Lighteousness Entertainment News. 23 August 2018. Retrieved 9 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Africa Gospel Awards 2019: Full list of nominees". Music In Africa. 14 January 2019. Retrieved 9 June 2019.
  8. ^ "AGAFEST 2019 Awards – Photos, event review and full list of winners". WorshippersGh. 4 April 2019. Retrieved 9 June 2019.
  9. ^ Staff, Prime9jaOnline (16 November 2020). "Cuppy, Simi, Rema are Winners at 2020 AFRIMMA Awards | #AFRIMMA2020 |Prime9jaOnline Media". Prime9jaOnline Media. Retrieved 22 February 2021.

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