Mercy Chinwo

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Mercy Chinwo
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Background information
Native name Nnenda
Birth name Mercy Chinwo
Born Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
Genres gospel, contemporary gospel, worship
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, recording artist, actress
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2012–present
Website mercychinwo.com

Mercy Chinwowas a Nigerian singer-songwriter and actress. Chinwo first came to prominence after winning the Etisalat and Pepsi sponsored Nigerian Idol Season 2 in 2012. Chinwo's father died when she was at a young age.[1] She started her musical career by lending her vocals to musical projects by gospel music artists such as Sammie Okposo, Joe Praize, Buchi, Chris Morgan, and Preye.[2] A year after winning the Nigerian Idols, she landed her first film role in Yvonne Nelson's film, House of Gold[3] starring alongside Yvonne Nelson, Majid Michel and Omawumi among others. She was also nominated at the 2013 Ghana Movie Awards for best music, original song.[4]

She released her first single, "Testimony" in 2015 which was produced by record producer, Rotimi Keys,[5] and a year later, released, "Igwe".[6] In 2017, she has released 4 more singles as a build up to her debut album.

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  1. ^ "Biography/Profile/History Of Talented Nigerian Singer, Mercy Chinwo". dailymedia.com.ng. 2017. Retrieved 2017-10-03.
  2. ^ Daniel Gozzim (September 26, 2016). "Interview: Mercy Chinwo on Life after winning Nigerian Idols". Holly Holla. Retrieved October 1, 2017.
  3. ^ Vanguard (July 26, 2013). "Yvonne Nelson's House of Gold Hits Cinemas". Vanguard. Retrieved October 1, 2017.
  4. ^ Obour Amankwa (December 12, 2013). "full list 2013 ghana movie awards nominees". ExposeGhana. Retrieved October 1, 2017.
  5. ^ Richard (November 19, 2015). "MERCY CHINWO – TESTIMONY". BeatingBeats. Retrieved October 1, 2017.
  6. ^ Ekene (September 9, 2016). "Stirring Worship by Mercy Chinwo Igwe". Kenespoint. Retrieved October 1, 2017.

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