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Mercy Chinwo – Biography Songs And Awards Of A Young Music Minister

Mercy Chinwo

Mercy Chinwo is a Nigerian Gospel 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 Idols’.

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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.

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Mercy Chinwo Background

Mercy Nnenda Chinwo was born on September 5, 1990. She was born into the family of five in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. Mercy lost her father at a young age, and had to fend for herself and other siblings. As a result, she took her music ministry serious from the beginning.

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Mercy Chinwo Career

Chinwo started from the children’s choir at age 8. Subsequently, she moved into the adult choir and became the music director of her local church. She was also lending her voice to gospel music ministers like Sammie Okposo, Joe Praize, Buchi, Chris Morgan and Preye. Later on, she began to participate in musical competitions until she found Nigerian Idol. Eventually, she emerged winner in the season 2 of the Nigerian talent show, and came to limelight.

In 2015, she released her debut single Testimony (2015) and subsequently Igwe (2016). On February 20, 2018, Mercy released her debut studio album The Cross: My Gaze. The 16-track contemporary gospel songs was released by EeZee Conceptz under Dixtrit Media. It featured guest appearances from Shady B, Fiokee, Chris Morgan, and Olaitan Odoko. Since then, Mercy has continued to release soul-lifting worship songs.

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Songs

  • 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

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Acting

Mercy Chinwo made an acting debut in House of Gold. House of Gold is a Ghanaian Nigerian comedy film produced by Yvonne Nelson, and directed by Pascal Amanfo. She starred as Lucia and featured alongside Yvonne Nelson, Majid Michel, Omawumi, Ice Prince, Eddie Watson, Francis Odega e.t.c.

EeZee Concept

Mercy Chinwo is one of the artists signed to EeZee Concept. The label is owned and managed by Mr. Ezekiel (Eezee Tee). It is a Christian record label doing God’s business on earth with passion for a divine move for the end time.

Apart from Mercy Chinwo, Mr. Timothy also manage music ministers like Frank Edwards, Preye Odede, Hilda Dokubo, and others who are using their music as a dynamic tool for Christ. 

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Award And Recognition

  • 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

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Marriage

Mercy Chinwo is married to Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa of Water Brooks Church Lekki, Lagos. The couple tied the knot in a glamorous church ceremony in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on August 13, 2022 just a day after their traditional marriage ceremony took place also in the same city of Port Harcourt.

The top-notch event attracted many celebrities to the Garden City. Among those in attendance were Obi Cubana, Banky W, Adesua Etomi, Waje, Chigurl, Joe Praize, Pita Sings, and many others.

Mercy Chinwo

Mercy Chinwo Quotes

“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.”

Entrepreneurial Lessons From The Life Of Mercy Chinwo

Passion

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.

What are you doing about your dream? Are you taking it one step at a time or are you just waiting to ‘blow’?

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Stand out

When Mercy Chinwo started singing gospel music, she was advised by some people to substitute the name ‘Jesus’ in her song for ‘Baba’ or ‘Father’ in order to attract everyone. She faced rejection but it did not deter her. Mercy wasn’t ashamed to stand out even when it meant standing alone. If she has to wait, she waits because she believes that waiting is part of the process. At some point, she was rejected, but she saw it as an a test of faith and time.

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57 thoughts on “Mercy Chinwo – Biography Songs And Awards Of A Young Music Minister”

  1. Indeed, God really uses you to save a life. My soul is blessed through your song. I pray God also use it for his glory

  2. Treasure Festus

    I really likes to listen to mercy music,I love her very much,I wish to meet her for music training because I have the talent but I don’t know where to start
    I really needs her help

  3. Hopefully, her songs strengthen my spirit and made me to believe that when u focus and kept your faith in God he will never leave u unbless, I love ur inspiration, u just inspired me not to give up on my focus with God.
    Thanks minister Chinwo, more grace on you mam I tape from ur grace

  4. Prosperjoe levite

    Prosperjoe levite

    Thank you for building up my faith
    My talent and
    My career Ur songs av change my life
    May God uphold you good mother of faith
    I wish to be like you mom

  5. Sam Godsfavour

    Mercy has really inspired me.
    She is really an inspiration from God.
    I’m so happy for the works God is using you for. You keep on you touching lives.
    You’re indeed a role model to younger generations.
    I love your discipline.
    I love you and I bless God each time I here your songs.
    Thank you Jesus for giving us Mercy Chinwo.
    Grace on ma

  6. Big lessons to me (1): when you start, many will advise you in different ways base on their views but keep and stick to what you know, believe and be convinced it’s right by God leading. It’s not about attracting all (everybody) but attracting and pulling Him (God), that is the co-founder of all. (2): I may be rejected and cast away, but God has not rejected and will never cast me away; so far as I maintain a relationship with Him (God). (3): start small but dream big and hold unto your dreams. Keep your passion for God; He will surely see you through.

    “Mercy songs do inspire me so much that I have many and do listen to it all times. Today again, her bio has inspired and encouraged me alot; worshipping God is my desired career; I believe God will use me for his glory to bless my generation, leading people to christ through my songs. Hope to meet with Sister Mercy Chinwo someday. Amen! God bless ma.

  7. Phineas Maotoe

    Thank you Mercy for revealing what Gospel music is. Your song brought joy to me. Keep up the good work. You are the Gospel Star. God continue to bless you.

  8. Marvelous comfort

    I pray for the grace you carry one day. I love your songs and they inspire me more to know GOD. LOVE YOU MAMA.

  9. I feel so extra-ordinary whenever I listen to your songs ma and feel heaven on Earth. May God almighty refill, pour on you more fresh oil and more grace.

  10. Priscilla Binawaripugha Esian.

    Mercy Chinwo songs has been a blessing to me. I pray that the Lord that has used her in this generation to bless me and others will also use me to bless my generation.

  11. Rifkatu Samuel

    More grace my role model. Your songs have been doing great things in my life. Love you so much.

  12. Ejiofor Somto

    Mrs. Mercy’s songs normally melt my spirit, even when I was challenged, I used her songs to encourage myself that Jesus is always with me.
    Glory be to God you.

  13. Jane Anthony

    Thanks for the inspiration, I pray may God continue to use you to His own glory. And I know that God is also taking me somewhere. Amen

  14. Omezi Goodness

    Ma’am your music inspires me a lot.
    More anointing and grace ma.
    More unction to function and greater heights.

  15. Amazing and inspiring. The woman on fire, despite the devastating and lobotomizing situations that faced her, she still stood her ground in Christ Jesus. Most of her songs have become the worship of the day in our various churches. Keep moving with the auction, youths are emulating! We love you Mercy. ??
    #longlivemercy

  16. David Ikechukwu

    Your years of waiting was never wasted. That’s for the track Trust. Minister Mercy, may you live long as you continue with the Master’s plan here on earth.

  17. Love you Mercy Chinwo I am so inspired by her story and her songs. On your wedding I will be your best lady hopefully. ❤️❤️❤️ Mercy Chinwo

  18. Osede samson

    I love aunty mercy Chinwo, more grace ma, wish nothing but the best in all ramifications of life. I’m trusting that one day I will see you lay your hands on my head to tap from your grace. Continue doing exploit in God’s kingdom. LOVE YOU ENDLESSLY.

  19. I love mercy Chinwo’s songs, I also love the way she dresses decently. My dear keep it up, the sky is your starting point.

  20. Emmanuel liti

    Who God has blessed No man can cause
    I wish to have a talk with mercy chinwo
    In the spirit realms or physical,,, she’s my spiritual Mama
    I love you.. Mercy chinwo

  21. I love her and her songs because through her lives has change I pray for God grace upon me too

  22. God bless you more, I pray for nothing but the mercy and the grace that is sufficient upon your soul God bless me and even more

    1. Thank you aunty Mercy Chinwo for your inspirational songs, it really blessed my soul. More grace to you,ma. Keep it up.

  23. I’m always lifted whenever i listened to her music, it is soul searching and so inspiring.
    God bless you and preserve you to continue to affect your generation .

  24. Nicholas Debaver

    Oh God,so You can use someone like this? Such an amazing singer of the gospel,her songs have really touched me xpecially “Omekannaya” May God bless you and more grace.

  25. Joy Nwabueze

    I thank God because she stand for what she believe. May double grace be your portion. Amen

    Please how can I get connected to her producers within Port Harcourt
    If you want to connect with me, My Facebook page is Joy Nwabueze. Thanks

  26. Mercy Chinwo is my role model. I would be very glad that when I become a musician , I will meet her and perform together. Her songs has changed me a lot.
    May God bless her

  27. Mercy Chinwo is actually my role model. And my biggest prayer is to be like her and her one day too. Her songs are soo touching

  28. Oyiborume Victory Oghenebukome

    It’s such an amazing end-time to have a personality full of Grace…
    I love your appetite for Grace
    God bless and replenish you
    And I will not hesitate to be among your bridal girls on that beautiful day…
    Once again keep on in Grace.
    #Smiles

  29. I love the way Mercy CHINWO sings. It’s so inspirational and am so much blessed by her music.
    May God continue to keep and uplift her.
    I really wanna sing like Mercy CHINWO and it will be for me. she started in children’s choir wow! I am also in the choir where I practice singing.

    1. We are glad that Mercy Chinwo inspires you. There’s no limit to what you can achieve if you put your mind to it. Keep practising and one day, your dreams will come alive.

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