A Platform for Ethnically and Culturally Inspired Music
Influences: African , North American , Caribbean
Genres: world, afrobeats
IN THE CHARTS
January 2021 #5 - Top 40 for African Influence African Queen (video)
December 2020 #8 - Top 40 for African Influence African Queen 1 (video)
December 2020 #3 - Top 40 for African Influence African Queen (video)
Mercy Alu is an author, singer, songwriter, and recording artist from Nigeria. Her style of music is a combination of gospel, inspirational Afro-pop, and world music. Mercy was nominated by a celebrity panel of judges for the 4th annual Peace Song Awards, part of PPOE which was recognized in 2011 by the UN for an image considered one of the most iconic in the history of the UN. On September 21, 2020, Mercy was declared a winner in the World Music Category for her song “African Queen.” Mercy also chairs the research and grants department of the IAAAS, the International Association of African Authors and Scholars, dedicated to getting the voices of writers heard and promoting literacy, capacity building, and education.