Nuela Charles
Nuela Charles
Background information
Birth name Manuela Wüthrich
Born (1985-01-19) January 19, 1985 (age 33)
Origin Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Genres Pop, soul, R&B, jazz, hip hop
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 2012–present

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, R&B, jazz and hip hop music. She has released two musical works, Aware (2012) and The Grand Hustle (2016).

Early life and backgroundEdit

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 careerEdit

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)