The hosts this year are Donald Lawrence and Yolanda Adams. CeCe Winans, Erica Campbell of Mary Mary, Fred Hammond, Hezekiah Walker and VaShawn Mitchellwill serve as judges and perform on stage, alongside Lawrence and Adams at the regional shows.

Tickets are now on sale for the Verizon How Sweet The Sound regional shows. Get your tickets at or the Verizon How Sweet The Sound website.

Verizon How Sweet The Sound Regional Finalists

DALLAS – September 6 at Verizon Theater at Grand Prairie Marquinn Middleton & The Miracle Chorale Carnel Davis & Incorporated To Praise St. Mark Sanctuary Choir St. John Church Music Ministry God’s Tabernacle of Deliverance Bishop’s Choir Selah

ATLANTA – September 10 at Philips Arena Atlanta West Pentecostal Church Choir Salvation and Deliverance Church Choir Robert Weaver & The Weaver Chorale Cedric Sesley and Out For Souls Anointed Voices Dynamic Praise

WASHINGTON, DC – September 12 at Verizon Center 4 The Caz of Christ Harvest Life Changers Church Choir The Virginia State University Gospel Chorale 100 Men In Black Male Chorus Gentle Giant Music Ministries Elder Patrick Riddick and D’vyne Worship

NEWARK – September 13 at Prudential Center Power In Praise Mass Choir SIII & The Truth Sean Tillery and CHANGED Kergyma Community Choir Zack Williams & 1/AKORD Powerfied Youth Choir

DETROIT – September 15 at Joe Louis Arena Larry Callahan & Selected of God Anointed Voices of Higher Ground Albert Strickland & CHO’ZEN Highest Praise Community Gospel Choir The Apostolic Church Sanctuary Choir Pleasant Green Choir

CHICAGO – September 17 at United Center Dexter Walker and Zion Movement Voices of St. James The Wheaton College Gospel Choir Andre Crittenden & the L.A.W (Living Anointed Warriors) Anthony McGahee and Praise Motivated Gregg and F.R.I.E.N.D.S Choir

LOS ANGELES – September 21 at Staples Center DaNell Daymon & The Greater Works Chorale The Capital City Singers The Celestial Voices Chorale Greater Los Angeles Cathedral Choir Gospel Gators of San Francisco State University Genesis Church Choir

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