Christine Ben-Ameh

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Christine Ben-Ameh
Birth name Christine Acheini Ben-Ameh
Born 1986
Ashford, Kent, England
Genres Soul, R&B
Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Flute
Labels Indie

Christine Ben-Ameh (born 1986) is a British Nigerian singer-songwriter and recording artist.


She was born at the William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, Kent, England, in 1986.[1]

Hers is a singing family as her mother was once in the church choir and her twin brother, Jude who plays the piano and guitar, is also a medical doctor.[2]

Music career[edit]

Ben-Ameh's first public singing performance at a small concert in her hometown at the age of 14.[1] Her signature pop blues style was first singled out for attention when she won the MTN sponsored talent contest held in University of Jos, Plateau State-Nigeria in 2005.

In 2007, she beat over three thousand other contestants across Nigeria to win the Nokia First Chance music reality TV show.[3][4] watched by millions of viewers.


  • Life Under Construction (2013)

Track listing for Life Under Construction

  1. "Losing Control"
  2. "Mary Jane ft Skales"
  3. "Deep"
  4. "How to Love"
  5. "Never Loved Me"
  6. "Soul Survivor"
  7. "I Want You"
  8. "May This Be Love"
  9. "Magic in Me"
  10. "Pulling Me Down ft Kahli Abdu"
  11. "Ungraceful ft King David"
  12. "Working Out to Do ft King David"
  13. "Let it Go"

Awards and achievements[edit]

  • 2007 Nokia First Chance reality series - Winner


  • 2011 "Me & My Drum" (Christmas) carol cover
  • 2012 "Felicia"
  • 2013 :"Waiting Room"
  • 2013 "Call me"
  • 2013. "My Daddy"


  1. ^ a b Ajayi, Omeiza (12 March 2011). "Christine Ben-Ameh: Diva under construction". National Mirror. Archived from the original on 10 May 2012. Retrieved 8 September 2014 – via The Wayback Machine. 
  2. ^ Halim, Kate (20 May 2011). "My first time on stage was a punishment –Christine, Winner, Nokia First Chance Reality show, 2007". The Sun. Archived from the original on 11 March 2012. Retrieved 8 September 2014 – via The Wayback Machine. 
  3. ^ Inyang, Ifreke (14 February 2012). "#BBChat: Christine Ameh talks about her single on BET, being turned down by MTV and Channel O & more". YNaija. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "Christine Ben-Ameh's First Chance winner". 16 August 2007. Retrieved 13 May 2012.