Mercy Chinwo’s fans and supporters would be glad to know that the talented, petite young contestant has emerged the winner of the 2012 edition of Nigerian Idol after over 5 months of tough drillings, star performances, surprise evictions and grueling rehearsals. Earlier today, Mercy (or Mecinda as she is fondly called), defeated co-contestant Joe Blue after the acts rendered three songs and were heavily applauded by the audience.

The show kicked off when Hosts Ill Ryhmz and Tiwa Savage who was looking as ravishing as ever called the 12 finaliststo render the National Anthem which was followed by a performance from Wizkid, W4 and Chuddy K.

Judges Yinka Davies, Jeffery Daniels and Charly Boy were extremely impressed as Mercy displayed a tremendously outstanding performance

Recorded today at the Idols studio in Lagos, the final show will be broadcast tomorrow on AIT, STV and NTA. The producers will not officially announce the winner until then.

Winning the second edition of Nigerian Idol, Mercy walks away with the top prize of a recording contract, an SUV and a mouth-watering cash of prize of $100,000 (N15m).


The two finalist- Mercy and Joe Blue


Mercy Chinwo (Nigerian Idol Winner)

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