Mercy Chinwo

Mercy Chinwo is a Nigerian gospel musician, singer and songwriter. She won the Nigerian Idol Season 2 in 2012.

Life And Career

Mercy Chinwo was born on September 5, 1990, in Portharcourt, Rivers State. She lost her father at a very young age.


Chinwo released her first single, “Testimony”, in 2015, and “Igwe” a year later. In 2017, Mercy Chinwo signed to Gospel Music Label EeZee Conceptz.



A year after winning Nigerian Idol, she landed her first film role in Yvonne Nelson’s film, House of Gold where she acted as Lucia, starring alongside Yvonne Nelson, Majid Michel and Omawumi among others. The film House of Gold won Best Picture at the Ghana Movie Awards and Best Ghanaian Movie at the 2013 City People.


In 2012, Mercy Chinwo won Nigerian Idol.

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

In 2019, at the maiden edition of the Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST 2019) Mercy Chinwo was named winner in the categories Africa Gospel New Artiste of the Year, Africa Gospel Female Artiste of the Year and Africa Gospel Song of the Year (Excess Love).

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


The Cross My Gaze (2018)

Satisfied (2020)

=== Singles ===


Testimony (2015)

Igwe (2016)

Excess Love (2018)

Omekanaya (2018)

No More Pain (2018)

Chinedum (2018)

Power Belongs to Jesus (2019)

Äkamdinelu (2019)

Oh Jesus! (2019)

Obinasom (2020)

Kosi (2020)

Tasted of your power (2020)

Na you dey reign(2020)

Yahweh (2021)



List of television and film credits
Year Title Role
2013 House of Gold Lucia
Label: Eezee Conceptz
Year Active: 2012 – Present



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