Posts Tagged ‘Sunday Best’

Kirk Franklin To Co-Host Show on GSN

Thursday, January 24th, 2013



Kirk Franklin is set to join “The American Bible Challenge” as musical co-host on the Game Show Network. The new season will premiere on March 21st. Franklin just finished hosting the 28th Annual Stellar Awards with colleagues Mary Mary, which broadcast live on Gospel Music Channel. Kirk has also served as host of BET’s Top Rated Gospel Competition “Sunday Best” since its inception and will return again this year for its 6th season.

Alexis Spight Teases New Music Video

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

alexis-spight-2012Alexis Spight of (Sunday Best fame) began the weekend by dropping a teaser snippet from her new music video via facebook today.  The song is Steady and takes its inspiration from Psalm 1:3. Check out the teaser below. (more…)

Memorial Services for Dontavies Boatwright

Thursday, November 15th, 2012


Arrangements have been finalized for Dontavies Boatwright,PEInc Gospel recording artist, who passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2012, in Jacksonville,Florida.

Friday, November 16th
PUBLIC VIEWING, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
J.E. Fralin & Sons Funeral Service
5065 Soutel Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32208
Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church
A.B. Coleman Auditorium
1118 W. Beaver Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204
Saturday, November 17th
Bethel Baptist Institutional Church
215 Bethel Baptist Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Dontavies Boatwright Memorial Scholarship Fund can be sent to:
c/o Parriscope Entertainment, Inc.
5103 San Juan Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32210

Music From Sunday Best Winner Joshua Rogers

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Sunday Best Season 5 Winner Joshua Rogers went to social media to announce the release of music from his upcoming debut CD Well Done.

The first single is We Expect You, a cover of the Andrae Crouch classic from the 1976 This Is Another Day LP.  Well Done will be available online for download and at retail stores on December 4th.

Nothing Beats the ORIGINAL – James Lenox I Won’t Complain

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

I am sure many of you watched Sunday’s Best and heard the stirring rendition of I Won’t Complain.  It stirred the historian in me to go and pull the dust off the original.  (more…)

Jessica Reedy – Put It On The Altar Contest

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

With “Put It On The Altar,” Jessica Reedy reminds believers everywhere to stop carrying around stress, worries, and problems ourselves. “Put It On The Altar” is a catchy song that adeptly and infectiously charges us to take our burdens to the altar, to give them to God, and to LEAVE THEM THERE! (more…)

The Monique Show…Sunday Best Edition!

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Get Ready For A “Sunday Best” edition of The Monique Show! Join Kirk Franklin, Mary Mary, Rickey Smiley, Y’Anna Crawley, and LeAndria Johnson in the Penthouse on Tuesday July 5, 2011 at 11pm EST on BET! The new season of Sunday Best debuts July 10, 2011 at 8 p.m.

Damien Sneed named Musical Director for Sunday Best on BET

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

One of Gospel’s favorite sons Damien Sneed is assuming a new role after being named musical director for Sunday Best, the hit Gospel singing competition television show on the Black Entertainment Television (BET) channel. Sneed has arranged more than 90 songs and collaborated with the show’s contestants, background vocalists, band members and executives as musical director for season four of the Sunday Best series.

The television show, which is being filmed in Atlanta and eclipsed more than 1.1 million viewers during its third season debut, showcases the vocal talents of artists from across the country in a competition to become the next great gospel star. Sneed compliments the cast of luminaries on the show which is hosted by gospel icon, Kirk Franklin and judged by veteran gospel recording artist, Donnie McClurkin and the award-winning contemporary gospel duo, Mary Mary.

“It is truly an honor to serve in this capacity, working with some of the best up-and-coming artists, as well as those who are known and loved by people around the world,” said Sneed, who, before his work with BET, served as a professor of music at the City University of New York and as a staff accompanist at the Juilliard School of Music. “At times, it’s unbelievable— like a dream come true to have so many amazing people in one room.”

The new season of Sunday Best will kick into high gear airing each Sunday beginning in July 2011 through September 2011.

Attend A Taping of BET’s Sunday Best!

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Sunday Best Season 4 Auditions

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Sunday Best Is Back! Season 4 is well under way, and if you think you have what it takes to be Gospel Music’s next rising star, show up to audition in one of the following cities: 

Saturday, February 19 (7am- 1pm)
Dallas, TX
The Potter’s House (Main Dallas Campus)
6777 W Kiest Blvd
Dallas, TX 75236

Saturday, March 5 (7am-1pm)
West Angeles Church Of God In Christ
3600 Crenshaw Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90016

Saturday, March 12 (7am-1pm)
Greater Travelers Rest Baptist Church
4650 Flat Shoals Parkway
Decatur, GA 30034

For a list of approve songs and more information log onto or call 1-855-879-5978 ext. 101   Sunday’s Best Season 4 will premiere Sunday April 17, 2011 at 8 p.m. on BET