Mercy Chinwo has emerged winner of the Best International Act award at the 2023 UK Premier Gospel Awards, which held on June 9, 2023.
She received the award for the Best International Gospel act for her achievements as a leading voice on the continent.
Celebrating the award, Mercy Chinwo posted on her Instagram page with the caption:
“GOD IS GOOD. Thanks for the honour @premiergospel. To everyone of you who voted, thank you God bless you all.”
Other winners in the night included several of UK’s notable gospel singers including Limoblaze, Annatoria, Triple O, Guvna B, The Spirituals, Manor Collective, and Tofunmi Adorna.
Arsenal FC Nigerian-British footballer Bukayo Saka was honoured for his contributions to the gospel alongside rapper Stormzy, Kanya King, and Yolanda Brown.
There was also impressive live music performances by renowned artists such as Belfast Community Gospel Choir, Annatoria (The Voice UK), Travis Green (USA), Israel Houghton (USA), Guvna B, Chevelle Franklin (Jamaica), ZimPraise (Zimbabwe), Mahalia Buchanan (South Africa) and Dunsin Oyekan (Nigeria).