Ohemaa Mercy, a contemporary gospel singer from Ghana, was born on September 7, 1977, in Weija, Accra. Growing up in Koforidua, she attended St. Peter’s Anglican Primary School and later Ghana Senior High School.
Continuing her education at the S.D.A Teachers Training College in Asokore, Koforidua, she earned her Teachers Certificate ‘A’. In November 2004, Ohemaa Mercy gained recognition with the release of her debut album, “Adamfo Papa.”
Her accomplishments include winning Gospel Artiste of the Year, Album of the Year, and Gospel Album of The Year at the 2008 Ghana Music Awards.
Notably, her second album, “Edin Jesus,” became the best-selling album of the year, selling 875,000 copies within six months of its release. “Wobeye Kese,” another successful album, topped major charts in Ghana, marking it as the highest-selling album.
Ohemaa Mercy’s accolades extend to the 2022 VGMA, where she won Gospel Song of the Year with “Ote Me Mu” featuring MOG Music. With a remarkable career and numerous awards, Ohemaa Mercy continues to make a significant impact in the gospel music scene in Ghana.
Who Is Ohemaa Mercy’s Husband? Is Ohemaa Mercy Still Married to Isaac Twum-Ampofo
Ohemaa Mercy, a well-known gospel musician, was previously married to Isaac Twum-Ampofo, also known as Ike. However, there were rumors circulating about issues in their relationship, and in 2020, they officially announced their divorce.
Despite their separation, Ohemaa Mercy openly acknowledged Isaac Twum-Ampofo’s ongoing professional support and expressed gratitude for his unwavering assistance over the years.
In July 2023, Isaac Twum-Ampofo made a surprise appearance at the unveiling of the 10th edition of the Tehilla Experience.
Ohemaa Mercy, during her speech at the event, publicly honored her ex-husband, earning admiration from many attendees for her maturity in acknowledging and appreciating her former partner.
Although their current marital status remains undisclosed, it is clear that they have maintained a positive relationship despite the divorce.
Ohemaa Mercy Children
Ohemaa Mercy and Isaac Twum-Ampofo are blessed with three boys: Nyamekye, Nhyira, and Aseda. The eldest son, Kelvin Twum-Ampofo, recently marked his birthday on July 11, 2022, as mentioned in a video. This confirms that Ohemaa Mercy has three sons.
Get to Know Ohemaa Mercy
Ohemaa Mercy, born Mercy Amoah on September 7, 1977, in Accra, Ghana, is a prominent figure in the gospel music scene. Her debut album, “Adamfo Papa,” released in November 2004, gained significant popularity and marked the beginning of her musical journey.
Despite securing seven nominations at the 2006 Ghana Music Awards, she didn’t clinch any awards but later won the Discovery of the Year at the Gospel Music Awards the same year.
In 2007, Ohemaa Mercy released her second album, “Edin Jesus,” which sold an impressive 875,000 copies within six months, making it the best-selling album of the year.
The success of this album garnered her ten nominations at the 2008 Ghana Music Awards, where she took home three prestigious awards: Gospel Artiste of the Year, Album of the Year, and Gospel Album of The Year.
In the same year, she received a Grand Medal during the National Honours Award from ex-President John Kufuor. Continuing her success, Ohemaa Mercy released her third album, “Wobeye Kese,” in 2010–11, becoming the highest-selling album and dominating major chart shows in the country.
This album earned her four nominations at the 2014 Ghana Music Awards, where she won Gospel Artiste of the Year. Additionally, she received the Gospel Artiste of the Year-Canada award and a nomination for Best Female Artiste West Africa at the Africa Gospel Music Awards in London.
Her track “Ote Me Mu” featuring MOG music won the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 23 “Gospel Song Of The Year.” Ohemaa Mercy’s electrifying stage performances have not only earned her a massive fan base for her music but also for her captivating presence on major platforms.