A new season of ‘Sunday Best‘ is right around the corner!
Not only will a new season start, but they are going a completely different fun direction. Season eight of the hit gospel competition show, ‘Sunday Best,’ will return with a special all-star edition featuring some of the contestants from the last seven seasons. Earlier this spring fans were invited to vote online for their favorites.
Have you ever wondered what happened when your favorites left the show? Here is a look at past seasons’ contestants and the roads their careers have ventured in to.
The Winners Circle:
Season 1: Crystal Aikin – Verity Records her Debut album ‘Crystal Aikin’ was released March 17, 2009. In 2010, she was nominated for a GMA Dove Award for New Artist of the Year at the 41st GMA Dove Award. Her sophomore album ‘All I Need’ was released
Take A listen to her new single. ‘So Amazing’
Season 2: Y’anna Crawley signed with Imago Dei Music Group her debut album ‘The Promise’ released August 24, 2010. She has been in the traveling production of ‘Still Becoming’ and a participant in Bishop TD Jakes’ women’s conference ‘Woman Thou Art Loosed’.
Season 3: Le’Andria Johnson signed with Music World Gospel and took of for the stratosphere. Her Debut album ‘Awakening of Le’Andria Johnson’ was released September 6, 2011. It was quickly followed by a Christmas EP ‘Christmas Best’ released December 6, 2011. She was the first Winner to receive a Grammy Award (2012, Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance).
Watch her beautiful tribute to Kim Burrell at the 2015 Essence Festival below:
Season 4: Amber Bullock signed with Music World Gospel released her debut album ‘So In Love’ on July 10, 2012. Amber shared great news that she was ready for big things. This is what she posted:
Good things are on the horizon for her.
Season 5: Joshua Rogers released his album ‘Well Done’ released December 4, 2012. He had a busy start immediately following his win. Check out his music:
At this moment he is hosting a question and answer show entitled ‘Teachable Moments’.
Season 6: Tasha Page-Lockhart Debut single ‘Different’ released in Mid-2014. Debut album ‘Here Right Now’ released on August 5, 2014. The album charted on the Billboard charts at No. 87 on The Billboard 200 and at the third position of the Top Gospel Albums chart. She topped her year by being nominated at the 30th Stellar Awards in the following categories: Albertina Walker Female Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year, and the Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year. Tasha has been very excited about all the activities in her life.
She shared the following post recently:
Wow!!! I had no idea as to what this #singwithtasha tour would turn into. I was apprehensive at first and a little afraid that no one would want to sing with me (just being real) but the response has been amazing and to see how God is using me to impact and influence so many people is humbling and mind blowing! #humbled #influence #impact #sharing #singers #musician.
‘Season 7: Geoffrey Golden just revealed his new album cover for ‘Kingdom… Live’ last week. Here is a taste of the music to come below.
On Wednesday, we will take a look at those who just missed winning. Don’t forget Sunday Best ‘ALL STARS’ premieres Sunday, July 19 at 8 PM ET/PT on BET.
Make sure to read:
- Kim Burrell Addresses Being Criticized As A Judge On “Sunday Best”
Geoffrey Golden On How He Went From Getting Cut To Winning “Sunday Best” [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]
Kirk Franklin on ‘Sunday Best’: ‘We keep finding incredible talent’ [VIDEO]
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