Season eight of BET's hit gospel competition show, SUNDAY BEST, returns with a special edition - SUNDAY BEST ALL STARS - featuring some of the contestants from the last seven seasons. In lieu of auditions, fans have chosen the top ten finalists through an online voting system on BET.COM/SUNDAYBEST that kicked off Wednesday, April 1. Fans brushed up on past contestant performance highlights to help vote their favorite singer into the final competition. The top ten finalists will be revealed on-air when SUNDAY BEST ALL STARS premieres Sunday, July 19 at 8 PM ET/PT on BET.
SUNDAY BEST ALL STARS not only sees the return of the series’ most memorable contestants, but also its legendary host and superstar judges. Executive Producer Kirk Franklin is back to host the supersized season along with judges Donnie McClurkin, Yolanda Adams andKierra Sheard. Kim Burrell returns as mentor.
The chosen SUNDAY BEST ALL STARS will compete for a cash prize, recording contract with Franklin’s record label, Fo Yo Soul Recordings, and a second chance for the coveted Sunday Best crown. The excitement doesn't end there, this season the SUNDAY BEST ALL STARS will crown the new winner in a LIVE finale on Sunday, August 30.
SUNDAY BEST ALL STARS will run for seven consecutive weeks and is executive produced by Marilyn Gill, Kirk Franklin, Brian Gadinsky, and Arnold Preston.
Kirk Franklin, Host
Kierra Sheard, Judge
Pastor Donnie McClurkin, Judge
Yolanda Adams, Judge
Kim Burrell, Mentor
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