Join Gospel Legends CeCe Winans, Donald Lawrence and Marvin Sapp for an Unforgettable Night of Gospel and Praise
WHO:Co-Hosts CeCe Winans and Donald Lawrence with Judges Marvin Sapp, Hezekiah Walker and Kurt Carr
Local choirs will compete for the coveted title, “Best Church Choir in Detroit:”
• Few Voices Category:
- Pastor Roderick Dallas and Judah (Detroit, Mich.)
Men of Grace (Troy, Mich.)
Selected of God (Grosse Pointe, Mich.)
The Breadhouse Choir (Lansing, Mich.)
• Many Voices Category:
- The Apostolic Church Sanctuary Choir (Auburn Hills, Mich.)
Burning Bush International Ministries Mass Choir (Ypsilanti, Mich.)
The Sounds of Faith (Detroit, Mich.)
WHAT: Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound™, the premier gospel singing competition, will have Detroit-area residents rejoicing when the tour comes to search for the “Best Church Choir in Detroit.” Participating choirs will compete for the title, up to $16,000, prizes, and the opportunity to participate in Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound grand finale event in Washington, D.C.
WHEN: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2010, 7:30PM
WHERE: JOE LOUIS ARENA, 600 Civic Center Dr, Detroit, MI 48226
BACKGROUND: Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound gives church choirs the chance to compete for up to $50,000, prizes, and the title, “Best Church Choir in America.” It is much more than a singing competition for choirs – it is an opportunity to celebrate the unique ways that gospel music connects people. Through this program, Verizon empowers church choirs to share their talent and passion with a broader community and gain recognition for their dedication and hard work. For information on tour cities, dates, judging criteria, and official event rules please visit www.HowSweetTheSound.com.