Mercy Twum Ampofo is a Ghanaian contemporary gospel singer popularly known as Ohemaa Mercy was born 7 September 1977 to the family of Mr. and Mrs Amoah from Abakrapa and Elimina.
Ohemaa Mercy was born in Weija in Accra but lived most of her life in Koforidua. She is married to Mr. Isaac Twum Ampofo with three Boys Nyamekye, Nhyira and Aseda.
She continued to the teachers training College at S.D.A Teachers Training College, Asokore Koforidua where she obtained her Teachers Certificate ‘A’.
Ohemaa Mercy entered the Ghana gospel industry in 2004 and released her first album in the latter part of November. Her album titled ‘’Adamfo Papa,’’ enjoyed massive airplay after its release, which brought Ohemaa into the limelight. She won seven nominations for the 2006 Ghana Music Awards but did not win any of the awards. She later won the Discovery of the year for the Gospel Music Awards the same year.
Ohemaa has shared the stage with renowned international artistes such as Andrae Crouch, Israel Houton, Don Moen, Darwin Hobbs, Juanita Bynum, Kirk Franklin, Fred Hammond, to mention a few. With her latest album Aforebo, Ohemaa Mercy has six successful albums to her credit.
In 2010 – 11 she won the Gospel Artiste of the year and in Canada the same year was Gospel Artiste of the Year-Canada. She was nominated the Best Female Artiste West Africa the same year for the Africa Gospel Music awards in London.