Shalom Chorale have emerged winners of the BBC Songs of Praise Gospel Choir of The Year 2018 competition in the United Kingdom.
Shalom Chorale is a gospel choir group in the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries church (MFM) United Kingdom. The Shalom Chorale is a group of singers with a passion for music and faith in God with their mission being to share the message of peace and love through godly music.
The annual event organized by the British Broadcasting Commission (BBC) Songs of Praise, had several choirs from around Great Britain enter in, but only 5 were selected as finalists, with Shalom Chorale emerging as winners during the final episode on 25th November, which was aired on BBC One.
Their members come from different geographic regions in the UK, with the majority based in London, and others in Milton Keynes, Leeds and even Durham. They are a bunch of talented individuals who cherish singing to the glory of God, whenever and wherever they can.
They expressed how blessed they feel to enjoy the unlimited support of the MFM church community and its founder (General Overseer of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries church) Dr. D. K. Olukoya who has been a source of blessing, mentorship and immense support to them.
The judges of the competition included: award-winning choir director Gareth Malone, gospel choir leader Karen Gibson and actor and singer Shaun Escoffery.
Dr. D. K. Olukoya expressed his utmost joy, seeing how God has rewarded his labour of love, sacrifice and commitment to the growth of Christian music in Nigeria and around the world. He rejoices with the music director of the Shalom Chorale and its entire members.
He also reassured the BBC Songs of Praise Gospel Choir of The Year 2018 winner of his unending support and love for the group while restating his commitment and efforts towards ensuring that gospel music attains greater recognition all over the world.