Frank Edward: Biography, Education, Career, Relationship, Net Worth, Achievements and Controversy

Frank Edward

By Balogun Kamilu Lekan

Biography

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Frank Ugochukwu Edwards is an afro-highlife praise and worship singer and songwriter.

 He was born on July 22nd, 1989, in Enugu. Frank Edwards is a contemporary Gospel Musician most recognized for his trademark high-pitched voice, which he employs in most songs.

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Edwards is also a music producer who plays multiple instruments. He is a well-known keyboardist and a member of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s Christ Embassy Church’s Presidential Band.

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He is the owner of Rocktown Records. His record label has some other music artists signed to it. Some of these include Gil, Divine, King BAS, Nkay, David, Dudu and Micah Heavens.

Education

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There is no public information about his educational background

Career

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Frank began playing the piano at seven, learning from his father, and singing at ten. As a child, he hawked food on the streets to assist his mother in making ends meet, and his mother eventually helped him buy some studio equipment to become a professional vocalist.

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He joined the church choir and became a member of the Christ Embassy Church. He learnt how to sing professionally, mix music, and handle sound systems while singing in the choir. He also learned more music-related talents while working with Sinach, another prominent gospel performer and Christ Embassy member.

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In 2008, he dropped his first album, titled “The Definition,’ which contained 14 tracks. 

In 2010, he published another album titled ‘Angels on the Runway,’ which he followed with his third album, ‘Unlimited,’ in 2011. 

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Aside from his studio albums, he has recorded numerous hits that have dominated the Nigerian gospel airwaves and collaborated with local and foreign singers such as Don Moen, Nathaniel Bassey, T-bass, and others. 

Some of his works include Frankincense, Born in July, Unlimited verse 2, and Born in July, among others.

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To date, Frank Edwards is still a member of Christ Embassy Church in Nigeria and LoveWorld Music Ministry alongside other gospel musicians, including Moses Bliss, Ada Ehi, late Sinach, Eben, Joe Praize and Testimony, amongst others.

Marriage

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There is no public information about Frank Edward’s relationship. However, he is rumoured to be in a relationship with Pastor Chris’ daughter, Sharon Oyakhilome. 

Frank and Sharon have been spotted together on several occasions

Net worth

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Frank Edwards is reportedly the second-richest gospel artist in Nigeria with a net worth of $600,000

Achievements

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Discography

Albums

  • Definition
  • Release Singles
  • Frankincense
  • Birthday EP
  • Born in July
  • Unlimited – Verse 1
  • I’m Supernatural
  • In Love With You
  • Unlimited – Verse 2
  • Born in July
  • Believers Anthem
  • No One Like You
  • Melody
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Videography

  • Beautiful
  • You Too Dey Bless Me feat. TB1
  • Oya
  • Oghene Doh
  • This Love
  • Okaka Lawrence Omo-Iyare
  • Hallelujah
  • Onye St. Immaculate
  • Grace
  • Here to Sing feat. Che
  • If Not For You
  • Believers Anthem
  • Suddenly
  • No Other Name
  • Logo
  • Opomulero
  • ME
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Awards and nominations

  • Gospel artiste of the year
  • Best Gospel Rock artiste
  • West Africa best male vocalist
  • Best hit single
  • Male artiste of the year
  • Song of the year
  • Best male vocal

Controversy

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Popular and controversial blogger, Kemi Olunloyo, reportedly accused Frank Edward of having a secret affaire with late gospel singer, Osinachi. She made the accusation via a tweet

The tweet reads ”Frank Edwards you’re STUPID! Were you not Osinachi Nwachukwu’s secret lover? Of course, her own husband was “jealous” of her. Joy Nunieh should not be dragged into your foolishness. Joy is a real woman & strong one & she once slapped Akpabio for sexual harassment. TELL THE TRUTH.


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