Saturday, September 7, 2019


Mercy Chinwo is a fast-rising songstress in the Nigerian music industry. The Port Harcourt born powerful vocalist, songwriter and recording artiste entered limelight in 2012 after winning the Season 2 of popular talent show ‘Nigerian Idols’. Before officially launching her musical career, she lent her voice as backup singer to some popular artists including Sammie Okposo, Joe Praize, Buchi, Chris Morgan and Preye.

Mercy subsequently signed a record deal with EeZee Conceptz record label, owned by Mr. Ezekiel ThankGod (Eezee Tee) who also manages popular singers including Frank Edwards, Preye Odede and Hilda Dokubo. In 2015, Chinwo released her first single titled “Testimony”, then followed up a year later with the release of another single titled “Igwe”. The song that has arguably won her more recognition is “Excess Love”, which she released in June 2018. ‘Excess love’ earned her nationwide recognition and sealed her status as one of the best vocalists in Nigerian Gospel music industry.

Mercy Chinwo has contributed to the gospel music industry with her numerous mind-blowing songs. Her hit songs include Testimony (2015) Igwe (2016) Excess Love (2018) No More Pain (2018) Chinedum (2018) Power Belongs To Jesus (2019) Oh Jesus! (2019). The award winning gospel vocalist and musician has just released a brand new single titled “Akamdinelu” to celebrate her 27th birthday on 5th September 2019.

Chinwo has already won some awards including the Best Gospel Artiste at the CLIMAX Awards 2018. In 2019, at the maiden edition of the Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST), she won awards in three different categories for her song “Excess Love” beating the likes of Sinach, Prospa Chimana and Tim Godfrey.