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The Kingdom Choir: Bio

Formed of individual singers and performers from in and around London, England, The Kingdom Choir is a group of likeminded artists dedicated to creating a sound that demonstrates the community they share. The Kingdom Choir has been performing up and down the country and all around the world for over 20 years. Over this time the choir has become known for its united sound, warm energy and enthusiastic performance. Led by one of the UK's most respected gospel tutors and choir conductors Karen Gibson The Kingdom Choir is a sterling example of the unity within the British gospel community.

London's The Kingdom Choir™ is best known for their show stopping performance at the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle this past May. The group's performance of Stand By Me, seen by a global audience of over two billion, instantly catapulted the Choir to worldwide fame.  Founded in 1994 by award-winning conductor Karen Gibson, the choir draws from various Christian traditions and is dedicated to creating a sound that reflects the community they share through their warm energy and enthusiastic performances. 

Karen Gibson is an award-winning gospel choir conductor who has conducted some of the most prestigious, large-scale choirs across the UK. The high standard of her work has taken her across Europe and further – Japan, Rwanda, Nigeria, Guyana, and the USA. Karen's choirs are regular finalists or winners of choir competitions, including BBC Songs of Praise Gospel Choir of The Year. After 11 years in IT and a further 7 in teaching, the positive impact of gospel music has led to her current vocation. The Kingdom Choir is one her many choirs that have spread the joy of the genre.

1 Stand By Me  
2 All Of Me  
3 I Say A Little Prayer  
4 Blinded By Your Grace Pt. 2  
5 Make You Feel My Love  
6 Something Inside So Strong  
7 Halo  
8 Golden  
9 Lovely Day  
10 Harvest for The World  
11 Fix You  
12 Amazing Grace  
13 Chases  
14 You're The Voices  
15 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing  

Following their show-stopping performance of "Stand By Me" at the Royal Wedding on May 19, 2018, The Kingdom Choir release their debut album Stand By Me.  Available now, the album features the choir's much-loved version of "Stand By Me" that they performed at this year's Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The choir's diverse album track listing also includes captivating renditions of Beyoncé's "Halo," John Legend's "All Of Me" as well as Stormzy's "Blinded By Your Grace Part 2". Also on the album is a brand new, emotionally powerful ballad written by members of The Kingdom Choir called "Chases".

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