Nigerian gospel singer and songwriter, Frank Ugochukwu Edwards, also known as Frankrichboy is a year older today.
Frank Ugochukwu Edwards was born on July 22, 1989 in Enugu State, Nigeria. He is an afro-highlife praise and worship singer, songwriter, worship leader, record producer and a sound engineer. He is also a native of Enugu State. He is the founder of the record label Rocktown Records. He is based in Lagos Nigeria.
Frank who started singing when he was 10 years old learned to play the piano from his father and gave his life to Christ as a teenager.
Mr. Edwards is a producer and plays several musical instruments. He is a member of Christ Embassy Church, Nigeria and Love World Ministry. He is a keyboardist and a member of the Presidential band of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of Christ Embassy Church.
Frank won the award of the best Gospel Rock artiste in the first annual awards. He also won west Africa best male vocalist in 2012/ best hit single at the love world awards 2012. He won three awards at the Nigerian gospel music awards (male artiste of the year, song of the year and best male vocal). Frank’s album, Frankincense featuring Micah Stampley and Nathaniel Bassey got received a lot of applause and even topped Beyonce and Adele’s albums within few hours of release on iTunes album chart.