Mercy Chinwo is a Nigerian gospel musician, singer and songwriter. She won the Nigerian Idol Season 2 in 2012. Chinwo got involved in music at a very early age, being a member of the children's choir in her church and transitioning to the adult choir prior to launching her musical career.
Mercy 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 starring alongside Yvonne Nelson, Majid Michel and Omawumi among others.