CHRISTINA MORGAN-DIAZ BIO
Award-winning singer/songwriter, Christina Morgan-Diaz is a Contemporary Christian Music singer born and raised in Queens, New York. Winner of the ’21 Kindred Music Award, her last radio single, “I Need More,” charted #53 on the 150 Independent Airplay Chart and reached the top 200 Global Airplay Chart. Her single hit the Top 40 radio playlist nationwide.
Born to a mother from Cali, Colombia and father of American- Italian-Irish descent, Christina takes pride in her multi-ethnic heritage. She began her singing career at a young age within the church youth choir, located within the ethnically diverse neighborhood of Queens, New York and high school band. Christina describes music as her lifeline. She has found solace through singing and music writing during difficult periods in her life while witnessing her mother’s mental illness. Inspired by poetry and mentors, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, Christina is musically influenced by the joys and challenges from her early life. Christina’s deep understanding of our human experience would later propel her into also becoming a licensed mental health counselor wherein she has served the local NY urban community for the past decade.
Christina has been blessed to share her musical gift with diverse audiences in a variety of venues including:
“I Need More” single charted #53 within the Digital Music Tracker 150 Independent Airplay Chart and reached the top 200 Global Airplay charts.
Kindred Ministries 2021 Music Award recipient.
Featured Guest on WESL Radio Broadcasting Network with Radio Co-host of The Dr. Bobby Jones Show, Mz. 24KT Gold.
Featured Artist for Visions and Pathways- Giving Thanks Concert Benefit for the homeless and persons at risk of being sexually abused and exploited.
Featured Artist for ’19 African Celebration Concert Benefit for Burkina Faso, Africa.
Featured Guest Artist on the WLIB NY Gospel Praise and Inspiration station, with Radio Host Liz Black.
Featured Artist on the One Voice, One Heart, One Nation Under God Love-A-Thon with Dr. Delene Musielak and Executive Leadership Coach and Author, Kenise Etwaru.
Featured Artist and Speaker for PS 65’s Cypris Hill’s Virtual Career Day.
Featured vocalist for the 2017 Gospel Image Awards held in Charlotte, NC honoring Grammy award winning artist, Dr. Bobby Jones.
Vocalist with the Ron Crichlow Ensemble (RCE) gospel group on the ABC network show, “The Chew” in 2016 and 2011 and Dr. Oz Show in 2010.
Back-up vocalist with Christ Tabernacle Choir for the Katinas at IZOD Center in NJ in 2009.
Featured vocalist for the 2008 Levántate Mujer (Women Arise) Conference in the Dominican Republic.
Back-up vocalist with the Christ Tabernacle choir for Hezekiah Walker at the Harvest ‘08 Concert at Madison Square Garden.
Featured artist for the 2009 Hope Rising Benefit Concert in New York, supporting orphans living in the slums of India.
A graduate from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA), she completed her musical theatre BFA from New School University, where she also obtained a certificate in Drama Therapy. Christina went on to obtain a Masters in Mental Health Counseling at Nyack College’s Alliance Graduate School of Counseling.
Christina Morgan-Diaz is a lead worship leader and a member of Evangel Church in Queens, New York. In 2021, her commitment, creativity and vocal abilities were recognized and led to her winning the Kindred Ministries Award as well as nomination for Best New Artist. She was nominated again in 2022 for Best Female Vocalist and Best Cover Song. She has sung on live network television with the Ron Crichlow Ensemble for the Dr. Oz Show, The Chew, and was a featured artist for the 2017 Gospel Image Awards honoring Grammy award winning artist Dr. Bobby Jones.
Christina Morgan-Diaz is committed to using her divinely inspired musical gifts and vocals to serve and minister to those in need world-wide.