BET'S GOSPEL SINGING COMPETITION "SUNDAY BEST" IS BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND
Season four of SUNDAY BEST to Visit
Dallas, Los Angeles and Atlanta in Search of the Next Gospel Super Star
NEW YORK - February 23, 2011 - BET's hit singing competition SUNDAY BEST returns for a fourth season of hand-clapping and soul-stirring gospel singing as contestants will vie for the title of SUNDAY BEST. Hosted by gospel legend Kirk Franklin, this season welcomes back judges Pastor Donnie McClurkin and award-winning siblings Erica and Tina Campbell of Mary Mary.
Thousands of hopefuls showed up in Dallas where auditions kicked off February 19. Next, hopefuls in Los Angeles will have their chance to shine at West Angeles Cathedral on March 5. Auditions conclude in Atlanta on March 12. SUNDAY BEST season four auditions will be open to contestants age 18 and older who have government issued forms of identification. Doors to the venue will open at 7:00 a.m. and will close at 1:00 p.m.
SUNDAY BEST season four will tape the stage portion of the show in Atlanta.
2011 SUNDAY BEST AUDITION INFORMATION FOR LOS ANGELES:
When: March 5, 7 a.m. � 1 p.m.
Where: West Angeles Cathedral
3600 Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90016
For up-to-the-minute information, footage and photos on SUNDAY BEST, please visit www.bet.com/sundaybest
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