Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Mercy Chinwo is a Nigerian gospel singer, songwriter and actress born in Port Harcourt. She lost her father to the cold hands of death at a very young age.
Chinwo began 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.
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She first came into the limelight after winning the Etisalat and Pepsi sponsored Nigerian Idol Season 2 in 2012. After that, Chinwo landed her first film role in Yvonne Nelson’s award winning film, House of Gold starring alongside popular actors like Yvonne Nelson, Majid Michel and Omawumi among others.
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She released her first single, “Testimony” in 2015 which was produced by record producer, Rotimi Keys, and a year later, released, “Igwe”. In 2017, she has released 4 more singles as a build up to her debut album.