Lorraine Wright officially received the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) Award, from the Queen of England at Windsor Castle, United Kingdom.

8 months after the initial announcement, the award was finally presented by HRH Princess Royal (Princess Anne) on behalf of the Queen who is said to have been diagnosed with COVID-19. Princess Anne congratulated Lorraine and commended her efforts in promoting Gospel Music.

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE), is a prestigious award that recognizes the achievements and service of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom. The honors system recognizes people who have made achievements in public life, committed themselves to serve and help in the development of Great Britain. Lorraine Wright particularly received her MBE for her immense contributions to the development of society through the initiative “University Gospel Choir of the Year (UGCY).”

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Lorraine joins the MBE VIP list alongside historical greats such as GUBA founder, Dentaa_show, Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford, rapper Dizzee Rascal, Philanthropist Kofi Gyasi Adjepong Boateng, and more for the awards. @UGCY is a voluntary organization providing an unprecedented platform for University Gospel Choirs across the United Kingdom and most recently – Ghana to develop and showcase their musical skills, talents, and abilities. UGCY has been in existence for a decade. It is an annual competition that aims at bringing together talented individuals through music.

UGCY has worked with the X-Factor, Britain’s Got Talent, The Voice, and many other stakeholders and partners across the UK. UGCY also works with our professional talent agency, UV Talent to provide choirs, singers, and musicians for various events when Necessary.

However, broadening the scope of the UGCY initiative the Ghana Chapter (@ugcyafrica) is set to host the third edition of the UGCY in April 2022 at the National Theatre. 9 University Gospel Choirs will feature! For sponsorship inquiries contact Lorraine@ugcy.co.uk