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.
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|Real name||Mercy Chinwo|
|Date of birth||5 September 1990|
|Country of Origin||Federal Republic of Nigeria|
|Net worth||₦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. 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 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.
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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 Nigerians, brought Mercy Chinwo to 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 passion for a divine move for the end time. Other music ministers labeled under EeZee Concept include Frank Edwards, Preye Odede, 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
- 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 Acting
Besides singing, Mercy Chinwo is also a talented actress. She made her debut in acting in House of Gold; a Ghanaian Nigerian comedy film produced by Yvonne Nelson. She starred as Lucia and featured alongside Yvonne Nelson, Majid Michel, Omawumi, Ice Prince, Eddie Watson, Francis Odega e.t.c.
Mercy Chinwo Awards And Recognition
Mercy Chinwo is a Nigerian Gospel Music artist, actress and songwriter. Her unmistakable voice and talent has earned her local and international awards as well as 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 Net Worth
Mercy Chinwo has gone global for her talents. She is being invited for ministrations both locally and Internationally. Her net worth is estimated at $150,000.
Mercy Chinwo Husband And Children
Mercy Chinwo, though a public figure, has successfully tried to keep her private life off public gaze. As at the time of this writing, Mercy Chinwo is not married, neither do we know if she’s seeing anyone. She does not have children either.
Mercy Chinwo Cars
In 2019, when Mercy Chinwo turned 29, she received an unexpected gift from her music managing firm, EeZee Concepts. She was honored with a brand new Lexus ES350. The talented artist who couldn’t hold her excitement took to her Instagram page @mercychinwo to express her appreciation. She wrote:.
‘What exactly did I do to deserve all the LOVE. What did I do to you people o @eezeeconceptz. ” I apologise I’m sorry I will do it again and again…Thank you for celebrating me. “Thank you senior @eezeetee1 for setting the pace…@josh2funny @apehharrison @officialchrismorgan thank you And they said the day just began”
The Lexus ES350 belongs to the class of luxury sedans which comes in three trims; ES350, F Sport, and ES300h hybrid. The car comes equipped with Apple CarPlag compatibility, an 8.0-inch display, with an upsized 12.3-inch screen on navigation-equipped cars. Lexus ES350 comes with an attractive design with optimum performance and promises a pleasant riding experience. New models of this car cost between ₦14,000,000 – ₦18,000,000.
Mercy Chinwo House
As at the time of this writing, no record is known of any personal house Mercy Chinwo owns.
Mercy Chinwo is a woman of passion for music and God. She has faced various challenges with being a Gospel Artist, however she has remained committed to her vision and value; and continues to propagate Christ through her songs