Frank Edwards : Biography and Networth

Frank Edwards also known as Frankrichboy is a Nigerian gospel singer-songwriter, producer and entrepreneur. He started out by playing the piano at age 7. Then in 2007, he began to sing, while also learning the rudiments of music. Frank released his debut album, The Definition in 2008.

Frank Edwards
Frank Edwards

Frank is a multi-award-winning gospel singer whose song has gone beyond the shores of Nigeria and Africa. He sings different genres of music including Christian hip-hop, urban, contemporary gospel, e.t.c

Also, he is the founder of Rocktown Records, a record label which is home to several young artists.

Background

Frank Ugochukwu Edwards was born on July 22, 1989 into a family of seven in Enugu State. He grew up in a very poor background, where he had to assist his mother in cooking okpa (igbo dish) and hawk to make ends meet.

Like we mentioned, Frank Edwards started learning how to play piano at age seven. Later on, his mother assisted him with some funds to get some studio equipment. He later joined the Christ Embassy Church where he learnt the rudiment of music as he discovered his talent for singing.

Music Career

Frank Edwards started playing piano at age 7. And, while working with a popular gospel singer, Sinach, who is also a member of the Christ Embassy Church, he became aware of his singing talents. Also, he started doing mixing music, production and sound engineering which has remained a major part of him till date.

Now, Frank plays several musical instruments and also sits as one of the members of the presidential band of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome.

In 2008, he released his debut album, The Definition. Then, in 2010, he released Angels on the Runway, and has continued to release God-inspired albums and singles. In 2016, he released an album titled Grace with the anointed American singer, Don Moen.

Generally, Frank is one of the leading gospel artists in Nigeria and Africa. He has worked with gospel artistes like Chee, Micah Stampley, Nathaniel Bassey, Sinach, e.t.c. He also sang with M.I Abaga, Oritse Femi in The End/The Chairman (2019).

Below is a list of Frank’s albums, EPs, collaborative gospel songs and singles;

Album

  • The Definition, 2008
  • Angels on the Runway, 2010
  • Unlimited, 2011
  • Frankincense, 2016
  • Grace with Don Moen, 2016
  • Birthday EP, 2016
  • Born in July, 2017
  • I’m Supernatural, 2018
  • Unlimited – Verse 1, 2017
  • Unlimited – Verse 2, 2018

Songs

  • You Too Dey Bless Me, 2008
  • Beautiful, 2010
  • You Too Dey Bless Me ft. TB1
  • Oya, 2011
  • Oghene Doh, 2011
  • This Love, 2011
  • Okaka ft Victor Ike, 2014
  • Hallelujah, 2014
  • Onye, 2015
  • I no fit shout, 2015
  • Celestial, 2016
  • Grace with Don Moen, 2016
  • Under the Canopy, 2016
  • Eze Ndi Eze, 2016
  • Miracle God, 2016
  • Nara Ekele, 2016
  • Ome Mma, 2016
  • Under the Canopy, 2016
  • Ka Anyi Bulie, 2016
  • I Lift My Voice, 2016
  • Oghene Do, 2017
  • Miracle Rain, 2017
  • Defender, 2017
  • Here to Sing ft Chee, 2017
  • Thy Will Be Done, 2018
  • Spirit of God ft Nicole Mullen & Chee, 2018
  • Heaven Rocks, 2018
  • Miye ruwe, 2018
  • Idi Ebube ft Sinach, 2018
  • Praise Your Name, 2018
  • Mmamma, 2018
  • In Love With You, 2018
  • You Are God, 2018
  • Heaven Rocks, 2018
  • If Not for You, 2019
  • Happiness, 2019
  • Chioma, 2019
  • Wetin I Gain, 2019

Awards And Recognition

  • West Africa Best Male Vocalist, Love World Awards, 2012
  • Best Hit Single, Love World Awards, 2012
  • Male Artiste of the Year in Africa, Nigeria Gospel Music Awards
  • Song of the Year, Nigeria Gospel Music Awards
  • Best Male Vocal, Nigeria Gospel Music Awards
  • Male Artiste of the Year, Africa Gospel Music Awards, 2013
  • Gospel Artiste of the Year, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2014
  • Best Male Vocalist, Nigerian Gospel Music Foundation Awards (Crystal Awards), 2014
  • Most Notable Achievement, Nigerian Gospel Music Foundation Awards (Crystal Awards), 2014
  • Best Collaboration ‘Hail My King’ by Obiwon ft Frank Edwards, Eben & Kenny K’ore, Nigerian Gospel Music Foundation Awards (Crystal Awards), 2014
  • The Gospel Artist of the Year, City People Music Award, 2015
  • Gospel Artiste of the Year, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2016
  • Gospel Artiste of the Year, City People Music Award, 2016

Net Worth

According to Correct.ng, Frank’s net worth is estimated at $600,000 and he makes his money from gospel music.

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