Rev. Dr. Kay Morris is a Gospel Hall of Fame Inductee; she is a multi-award-winning International Gospel Recording Artist and Grammy Considered singer/songwriter. Dr. Kay Morris is a Global Humanitarian/Philanthropist, Ordained Reverend, Fashion Designer, Women & Youth Empowerment Conference Speaker, Youth Mentor. In October 2019 Rev. Dr. Kay Morris had a milestone accomplishment; she was one of first 7 Women to be Ordained to the Office of Bishop in the Pentecostal Church Of God in their 100 Years Anniversary. She holds a Bachelor of Divinity Degree, Doctor of Divinity Degree and Doctor of Humanities Degree. She is the President of the Kay Morris Foundation being the Voice Of The Voiceless for orphans and people living with HIV/AIDS in Africa and other parts of the world.
The Canadian Gospel Legend has received over 50 music and humanitarian awards worldwide and has twice been featured in the Toronto Star by Journalist Geoff Chapman who states, “Kay Morris brings to mind the commanding voice of Mavis Staple of the staple singers.” She has performed at Stellar Awards, Dove Awards, Grammy Awards sanctioned events. She has performed and shared the stage with many of the biggest names in Gospel music and has also ministered several times on Dr. Bobby Jones Gospel. Rev. Dr. Kay Morris is a Jamaican by birth; she resides in Toronto, Canada. She was raised by two Pentecostal Minister Parents and started singing at the tender age of 4. Kay Morris music has allowed her to travel all around the world crossing cultural, racial, and religious barriers, performing to audiences of over 200,000 people. The Electrifying Kay Morris takes over the stage captivating her audiences, as she ministers under the Power of The Anointing. In 2019 she visited Asia where she preached The Gospel, empowered young Ministers, Pastors and Lay Leaders, and also ministered in music.
In 2006 she was enstooled Queen Nana Oye Sika I in Ghana after brokering a huge amount of anti retro virals medicines for people living with AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2012 Kay Morris (Kay Morris Foundation) was invited as a Delegate Representative attending the World Bank Annual Meeting Civil Society Policy Forum in Tokyo, Japan where she participated in various panel discussions about alleviating poverty and health issues in Africa and The Caribbean. In 2016 Dr. Kay Morris was invited to the White House in Washington, DC as a Delegate attending the Third Annual Caribbean & African International Leadership Conference and Awards Gala. She was among the performers at the White House events. October 2016 – Dr. Kay Morris received the BEFFTA Global Humanitarian Award in London, UK. Previous recipients of BEFFTA Special honorary awards includes Sir Trevor McDonald OBE, Sir Lenny Henry, Omotola Jelade Ekeinde and Quincy Jones.
In July 2019, Kay Morris received the UN ECOSOC World Excellence Sustainable Development Award and was also selected as UN Ambassador for Peace to represent ACCP at the UN Headquarters in New York and other parts of the world. Kay Morris sang on the short film soundtrack Sleeping Dogs Lie. Her music has been featured in many TV sit-coms and Documentaries.
Her latest single Abba Oh released in 2019 was Considered in First Round of Voting at the 62nd Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Through the Indie Collaborative, Abba Oh single was also included in the Billboard Magazine Contenders Issue – released on news stands September 21st, 2019.
Kay Morris single Abba Oh is currently #14 on Gospel USA Magazine’s Top 30 Independent Gospel Songs Countdown; the online edition is now available The April – June 2020 issue.
Music Awards & Acknowledgements
- 2020 – Considered for Nomination at the 62nd Grammy Awards in LA (Abba Oh Single went through 1st Round of Voting)
- 2020 – Recipient of Texas Gospel Music Excellence Awards International Artist of the Year
- 2018 – Recipient of the Rhythm of Gospel Awards International Artist of The Year.
- 2018 – Considered for Nomination at the 61st Grammy Awards in New York City (Hallelujah Train album went through 1st Round of Voting)
- 2017 – Recipient of the prestigious Excellence in Religion Award at the African Canadian Achievement Awards.
- 2015 – Recipient LA Expose Extra Ordinary People’s Choice Awards for Reggae Gospel Artist of the Year
- 2015 – Kay Morris received the Prayze Factor Legacy Trail Blazer Honors Awards for Dedication & Service in Gospel Music
- presented in Montego Bay Jamaica by Dr. Bobby Jones
- 2015 – Recipient of Caribbean Awards Top Gospel Artist of the Year
- 2014 – Recipient of Rhythm of Gospel Awards International Artist of the Year Award & Best Dressed Award Recipient (Received 5 Nominations)
- 2014 – Recipient of Uprising 5th Annual YIP Talent Awards Reggae Showcase Top Reggae Gospel Singer
- 2013 – Recipient of Prayze Factor People’s Choice Awards Season 3 Grand Champion Finali 2nd Place Winner
- 2013 – Recipient of Prayze Factor People’s Choice Awards Season 3 Winner for Best Christian Alternative Solo Artist of the Year
- 2013 – Recipient of Prayze Factor People’s Choice Awards Season 3 Winner for Best Rhythm and Praise Solo Artist of the Year
- 2013 – Recipient of Reggae Xclusive Recognition Awards – Reggae Gospel Singer
- 2013 – Recipient of the IWAA Woman of Distinction Award
- 2012 – Recipient of Bishop Hendrickson “Legend of the Year Award” in New York, NY.
- 2012 – Recipient of the Reggae Xclusive Recognition Award – Gospel Artist Spotlight
- 2011 – Canadian Africa Caribbean Unsung Heroes Recognition Award for Arts and Entertainment
- 2010 – Inducted in the Gospel Hall of Fame / Received Special Award (New York, New York)
- 2010 – Winner of Kingdom of Light 1st Gospel Calypso Competition
- 2010 – Recipient of the “Fan’s Choice” Award in the Kingdom Of Light Gospel Calypso Competition
- 2010 – Bashment Boutique 4th Community Appreciation Awards for Top Gospel Singer & Charity Service
- 2009 – Recipient of the Jamaica Day “People’s Choice Award” for dedication, excellence, & outstanding achievement
- 2009 – Nominee in two categories of the 3rd Annual Reggae Music Achievement Awards
- 2008 – Received Certificate of Appreciation from St. Jude Children’s Hospital, New York
- 2008 – Reipient of Gospel Artist of the Year Award – 2nd Annual Reggae Music Awards
- 2008 – Recipient of ACODEP & “Friends of Africa Awards”
- 2008 – Received Special Appreciation Award from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – New York, NY
- 2007– Recipient of Ghanaian Canadian Achievement Special Award
- 2004 – Recipient of Maja Awards Artist of the Year Award
- 2004 – Recipient of Maja Awards Best Reggae/Soca Performer
- 2004 – Received Two Nominations Marlin Gospel Awards – Nassau, Bahamas
- 2004 – Canadian Reggae Music Award – Top Female Gospel Artist
- 2003 – Recipient of DADS International Music Awards
- 2003 – Maja Awards winner Best Reggae/Soca Performer
- 2002 – Canadian Reggae Music Award – Top Female Gospel Artist
- 2001 – Canadian Reggae Music Award – Top Female Gospel Artist
- 1996 – Canadian Reggae Music Award – Top Female New Comer
Humanitarian & Recognition Awards
- July 2019 – Dr. Kay Morris received the UN ECOSOC World Excellence Sustainable Development Award and was also selected as UN Ambassador for Peace to represent ACCP at the UN Headquarters in New York and other parts of the world.
- 2018 – Kay Morris received the Prestigious Vigor International Humanitarian Award
- 2016 – Dr. Kay Morris received the BEFFTA Global Humanitarian Award in London, UK. (Previous recipients of BEFFTA Special honorary awards includes Sir Trevor McDonald OBE, Sir Lenny Henry, Omotola Jelade Ekeinde and Quincy Jones.)
- 2015 – Kay was honored by the Black Canadian Awards – Role Model 2015 and was inducted in the Role Model Wall of Fame
- 2013 – Appreciation Award in Recognition of Your Participation at Knights Table “Feeding Our Future” Program
- 2013 – House of Commons Canada Certificate Presented to Kay Morris in Recognition & Support of Knights Table Humanitarian initiatives
- 2012- Recipient of theprestigious African International Achievers Award from AFIA Organization London, U.K. for humanitarian work in Africa
- 2012 – Recipient of Albion Primary & Junior High School Award of Appreciation for Significant Contribution & Selfless Support to her Alma-Mater
- 2011- Recipient of the Prestigious Africulture “Everyday Hero” Award
- 2010 – Bashment Boutique Community Service Appreciation Award
- 2009 – Jamaica Day People’s Choice Award for Dedication & Excellence
- 2008 – Recipient of the ACODEP Friends of Africa Award presented by Dr. Bobby Jones of BET
- 2008 – Recipient of Special Appreciation Award from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in New York, NY
- 2008 – Recipient of W.A.V.E.S. Humanitarian Award
- 2008 – Canadian Reggae Music Caribbean Community Service Award
- 2007 – Recipient of the prestigious Nelson Mandela Humanitarian Award presented by Planet Africa
- 2006 – Recipient of Ghanaian Canadian Achievement “Special Award”.
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Review by Reggae Gospel 360 https://reggaegospel360blogs.wordpress.com/kay-morris-unveils-her-love-song-greatest-love-story-2/