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Universal seeks church choir for record deal

by a staff reporter

THE largest music company in the world has launched a talent search to find Britain’s best church choir.

Universal Music, which handles some of the biggest names in pop, has placed adverts in national news­papers to find the best choir. The win­ners will sign a record deal with Uni­versal, make an album of “Brit­ain’s best loved hymns”, and perform at the Royal Albert Hall.

The general manager for Decca Records — Universal’s classical arm — Mark ...

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