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The Overflow (Gospel Round-Up): 2013 BET ‘Celebration Of Gospel’ News, Smokie Norful, & More

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BET’s top rated annual faith-based extravaganza ‘Celebration Of Gospel’ will enjoy its 13th anniversary this year and if the recently announced performer roster is anything to go by, this year may be its best yet.

The Steve Harvey-hosted affair, which has seen performances of the genre’s greats as well as appearances from pop icon Whitney Houston, Destiny’s Child, Monica, and more in its past, has unveiled its all-star line up this week.

Check below to see if some of your favorite acts will be hitting the stage:

Some of gospel’s heaviest-hitters are set to take the stage including, but not limited to, the following: Donnie McClurkin, Israel houghton & New Breed, Yolanda Adams, Karen Clark Sheard, Dorinda Clark Cole, Shirley Caesar Kierra ‘Kiki’ Sheard, Tamela Mann,  Joshua Rogers, Le’Andria Johnson, and many more.

To be held at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 16, 2013, tickets to attend the taping are free to the general public and will be disbursed on a first-come, first-serve basis by submitting a request via email to [email protected].

Those unable to attend can catch the showing when it airs on BET on Sunday, April 7th.


Smokie Norful Holds Online Auditions For Backup Singers, Musicians

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Grammy-winning gospel crooner Smokie Norful is looking for the best and brightest of America’s musician to join him for work on his forthcoming projects.  Think you have what it takes?  Head over to Smokie’s Official Website and submit a 90-second video of you showing off your talents.

While all are welcome to upload submissions, Norful is namely looking for female singers, drummers, guitarists, pianists/keyboardists, and bass players.

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  1. February 24, 2013 at 11:37 am
    Momma Skorpion says:


  2. February 25, 2013 at 8:26 pm
    Jonathan Gardner says:

    I’m HOPING Michelle Williams performs next year!

    I’m hyped for the Clarks!

  3. February 26, 2013 at 1:33 pm
    kesha says:

    Definitely hyped about “The Clarks”!!!!! Karen Clark Sheard, Dorinda Clark Cole and Kierra Sheard!

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