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Mercy Chinwo: Biography And Awards She Has Won

Mercy Chinwo is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, actress, and comedian. She started singing at age 8 in her church children’s choir. Eventually, in 2012, she came to the spotlight after winning in the popular talent show ‘Nigerian Idol’.Mercy is widely known for her hit single Excess Love (2018). The song earned her national and international recognition and sealed her status as one of the best vocalists in the Nigerian Gospel music ministry.



In 2012, Mercy Chinwo won Nigerian Idol. 


In 2018, Mercy Chinwo was awarded the Best Gospel Artiste at the CLIMAX Awards 2018.


In 2019, Mercy won Female Artiste of the Year, Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST), 2019


Her first single 'Excess Love' was named Song of the Year ‘Excess Love’, Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST), 2019


She won Gospel Artiste of the Year, Galaxy Music Awards, 2019


In 2020, Mercy Chinwo emerged the Gospel Artiste of the year at the AFRIMMA Awards.

Chinwo’s major drive is passion; she had her eyes on the bigger picture, but started small. She knew exactly what she wanted and kept her eyes on the goal. Mercy Chinwo started from the children choir until she got a bigger platform. Preparedness must meet opportunity for success to happen.

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