Background Birth name
Manuela Wüthrich Born
January 19, 1985 Kenya Origin
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Genres
Pop, soul, R&B Occupation
Vocals, guitar Years active
Manuela Wüthrich (born January 19, 1985), who goes by the stage name Nuela Charles, is a Canadian, Swiss, and Kenyan singer-songwriter, who plays a style of soul, pop and R&B music. She has released two musical works, Aware (2012) and The Grand Hustle (2016).
Early life and background Edit
Charles was born as Manuela Wüthrich on January 19, 1985, in
Kenya, to mother Beatrice Wüthrich. She graduated from Briercrest College and Seminary in 2008, and she identifies as a Christian.
Music career Edit
Her music recording career started in 2012, when she released her debut studio album,
Aware, on October 23. She released another studio album, The Grand Hustle, on November 4, 2016.
Nuela represented her mother's birth country
Switzerland at The Origin Song Contest 02 in Espoo, Finland, with her song " Crumbling Down" from the album The Grand Hustle. The song won the contest, scoring 133 points and a 17 point margin on the runner up. The song also won its semi-final, scoring 113 points.
Aware (October 23, 2012)
The Grand Hustle (November 4, 2016)
(Note: Entries scored out are when Switzerland did not compete since their debut)