Royal Wedding Choir Inks Deal With Sony UK
The World famous Kingdom Choir, under the direction of Karen Gibson celebrated with news of their signing to Sony Music UK. This distinctive choral aggregation delighted audiences with a rousing rendition of “Stand By Me” at the nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in May.
Seen by well over 2 billion people, The Kingdom Choir’s performance of “Stand By Me” made an impressive-debut at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Songs chart and selling some 9,000 downloads of their new cover, originally recorded by Ben E. King.
“We are absolutely thrilled to have signed The Kingdom Choir to Sony. Along with the rest of the world, we were stunned by their incredible performance at The Royal Wedding, so we jumped at the chance to sign them,” added Nicola Tuer, COO, Sony Music U.K. “The choir believe in love, music and power and we are excited to capture this on record for their fans across the globe.”