Kingdom Choice Awards


The Kingdom Choice Awards has been branded as the nations official award show for independent Christian Hip Hop/Urban Gospel artists. The KCA was founded by Kingdom Time Media CEO, Marcus Hall in 2009 and it has been a huge blessing to the entire Urban Gospel fraternity. For the last eight years the event has been held at the Kumble Theater on the Long Island University campus, which is located in the Downtown Brooklyn (2 blocks away form the world famous Barclay Center).

The KCA have honored Hip Hop legends and pioneers such as Mike Peace, Corey RedKurtis BlowGospel Gangstaz, Flame, Da Truth, Pettidee, Tre 9, Aziz Brimah and more. The event has seen some unforgettable performances by heavy hitters such as Andy MineoSocial ClubEshon Burgundy, R-Swift, Swoope, Bizzle, Brinson, Mahogany Jones, DatinTransparentSean C.JohnsonUncle Reece, Gauge, Heesun LeeJaphia Life and many others.The production for the KCA is executed in a spirit of excellence and the show has a very prestigious and professional presentation that gives attendees an official award show experience.

The 2018 KCA will be held on Saturday September 29th at the Kumble Theater at LIU, Brooklyn. The last few KCA events have been box office sell outs, the same is expected for 2018.


The KCA executive team is inviting 2018 sponsors to sign up to partner with Kingdom Time Entertainment for this years event. There are four feature packages for sponsors to choose from. The KCA executive team is open to customizing sponsorship packages for potential sponsors. (Click link below to view packages)

2018 KINGDOM CHOICE AWARD sponsorship packages


2018 KCA Submission Info:

The requirements to be a 2018 KCA nominee are as follows:

  •  You must be saved, sanctified and sealed with the Spirit!
  •  You must fit the criteria for the category/categories which you are submitting for.

The submission guidelines are as follows:

  • All submissions must be submitted to You must submit your name, contact information and category/categories you are submitting for.
  • All non-recording artists (i,e, producers, radio persons, etc) must submit a bio and website (if possible).
  • All recording/music artists must submit one song, album or video (depending on the category/categories you are submitting for).
  • The date span for materials that are eligible for submission is from August 1st 2016 through June 1st 2017.

Submission Process:

Your submission materials will be reviewed by members of the KCA committee which is made up of professionals who have strong affiliations and extensive knowledge of the Christian Hip Hop and Urban Gospel genre. Once the submitted materials have been reviewed, the panel will choose the KCA nominees.

Performance opportunity:

If you would like to perform at the KCA pre-show or main event, you must must submit your request to the KCA production team via email ( Performance slots are limited. You will be contacted within 2 weeks of your submission date.

Nomination acceptance guidelines:

If you accept a KCA nomination, you must let us know if you will be attending the event. This information is necessary because we only order trophies for nominees who will be in attendance. We do not ship trophies to nominees.
If you accept a KCA nomination and you win, you must accept the trophy when it is presented to you. The trophy will be specifically designed for you, with your name on it. If you have issues with receiving these kind of accolades, please do not accept the nomination.

Categories for the 2018 Kingdom Choice Awards :

  • Male Rap Minister
  • Female Rap Minister
  • Rap Album
  • Rap Single
  • Hip Hop Lyricist
  • Hip Hop Collaboration single
  • Urban Gospel Singer/Group
  • Up Next artist
  • Urban Singer Single
  • Music Video
  • Breakthrough Artist
  • Urban Christian Internet Video/Vlog Show