In the Nigerian Gospel Music sphere, a voice to reckon with is Mercy Chinwo. She is worth knowing about! She is the lyrical genius and musical queen behind the famous song ‘Excess Love. This article was written to bring you all the details about this talented Gospel Artist- Mercy Chinwo, who never fails to lift our spirits with her anointed songs.
Real name Mercy Chinwo
Date of birth 5 September 1990
Country of Origin Federal Republic of Nigeria
Occupation Nigerian musician
Net worth 2022 ₦70 million – $150,000
Record label EeZee Conceptz
MERCY CHINWO BACKGROUND
From the young age of 8, Mercy Chinwo began her journey into music. She was a part of the Children’s choir in her church. She was born in Port Harcourt, Rivers state on September 5, 1990, to a family of five. She is the first daughter, and thus had responsibilities upon her. Losing her father at a young age was a tragedy for her, making her have to fend for herself and her siblings.
MERCY CHINWO MUSIC CAREER
Moving from the children’s church, Mercy Chinwo joined the adult choir in her church and served as the music director. She was also lending her voice to gospel music ministers like Sammie Okposo, Joe Praize, Buchi, Chris Morgan, and Preye
Mercy Chinwo started participating in music Competitions until she landed in the Nigerian Idol, Season 2, where she emerged as the winner. Winning the Nigerian Idol, which is a popular talent show amongst Nigerian People, brought Mercy Chinwo to the limelight, and ever since, she has gone higher.
Her music label is EeZee Concept, owned and managed by Mr. Ezekiel (Eezee Tee). EeZee Concept is a Christian record label doing God’s business on earth with a passion for a divine move for the end time. Other music ministers labeled under EeZee Concept include Frank Edwards, Preye Odede, and Hilda Dokubo.
Mercy Chinwo’s song that has arguably crossed boundaries is “Excess Love”, followed by “Chinedum”, both released in June 2018.’Excess love earned her nationwide recognition and earned her a spot as one of the best female vocalists in the Nigerian Gospel music industry. She released her first album in 2018 titled, “The cross my Gaze”. Her second album “Satisfied”, a 13-track album, was released on 3rd July 2020. All across churches in Nigeria and beyond, Mercy Chinwo’s songs can be heard.
List Of Songs By Mercy Chinwo
Excess Love, 2018
My Responsibility, 2018
No More Pain, 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
True God with ChiZee, Israel Dammy, Judikay & Mercy Chinwo, 2019
MERCY CHINWO AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
Mercy Chinwo is a Nigerian Gospel Music artist, actress, and songwriter. Her unmistakable voice and talent have earned her local and international awards and recognition. Here are they;
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.
QUOTES BY MERCY CHINWO
“The entertainment industry is basically about people trying to sell their market in different ways.”
“…If you don’t go through challenges you won’t know your strength.”
“The more you know Jesus for yourself, the more empowered you become. The more beautiful life becomes for you.”
“The gospel is not a 3-point sermon; it’s one person named JESUS CHRIST.”
“Our faith isn’t based on what we see, our faith is based on who God is.”
“There’s no better news than the gospel (Jesus The Christ).
“The Joy that comes with meeting and connecting with people who love and appreciate God’s gift upon your life is so fulfilling.”
“When a song isn’t ordinary, even babes are intentional about WORSHIP.”
MERCY CHINWO NETWORTH 2022
Mercy Chinwo has gone global for her talents. She is being invited for ministrations both locally and Internationally. Her net worth in 2022 is estimated at $150,000.