Choir Competition

  The annual gospel music choir competition, hosted by Donald Lawrence and Yolanda Adams, held its closing ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Nokia Theatre. Celebrity judges Tamela Mann, Hezekiah Walker, VaShawn Mitchell and Erica Campbell of Mary Mary selected the 2013 national winner, the St. Mark Sanctuary Choir of Little Rock, Ark. who won the regional competition in Dallas. The choir delivered a powerful rendition […]

  We are proud to announce the choirs that will be performing at the 2013 Verizon How Sweet the Sound gospel celebration. Congratulations and thank you to all those who entered. Make sure to come and support your favorite choir in a city near you! NEW ORLEANS Meachum L. Clarke & TRUE PURPOSE Love and Faith […]

    Grammy-nominated artist to judge Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound performances As finalist choirs from across the country prepare to perform for sold-out audiences and some of the biggest names in gospel music at Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound competition, they have an unlikely champion in GRAMMY®-nominated artist Tamela Mann. Mann, who joins the […]

After careful consideration and deliberation, producers and promoters of Verizon’s How Sweet The Sound have decided to postpone the national finale scheduled for this Sunday, November 4th at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The finale will take place at a time that allows for the safety, travel and enjoyment of the participants and the audience; details […]

Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound tour traveled the country for the 5th time in search of the 2012 Best Gospel Choir in America! Bigger and better than ever with the inclusion of community choirs, this year’s competition was one not to be missed! We’ve got a full recap of the regional contest winners and the Atlanta show […]

Thousands of Gospel fans cheering, praising and worshipping filled Staples Center Friday nigh for Verizon’s 5th Annual How Sweet the Sound gospel competition. Some of the best choirs from all over the Western region battled it out to make it to Los Angeles for an inspiring night of empowerment and encouragement. Hosted by Gospel Award-winning […]

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 […]

The Gospel Music Celebration to Feature Today’s Biggest Gospel Stars Including Donald Lawrence, Yolanda Adams, Erica Campbell of Mary Mary, Fred Hammond, Bishop Hezekiah Walker and CeCe Winans Registration is now open for the 2012 Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound(TM) Gospel Celebration, the country’s premiere and most prestigious gospel music experience. Interested choir representatives can […]

The How Sweet the Sound Road to the Finale will air on Saturday, November 26th on GMC and How Sweet the Sound Finale will air on Saturday, December 3rd. Both specials will be hosted by Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child. The November 26th airing of The How Sweet the Sound Road to the Finale reality […]

2011 How Sweet The Sound tour is coming to a town near all of us starting September 15th to October 4th, and along with How Sweet The Sound comes with tour judge Marvin Sapp! Starting in Dallas, Texas, How Sweet The Sound will make its way all the way to North Carolina and then back […]

2011 How Sweet The Sound tour is coming to a town near all of us starting September 15th to October 4th, and along with How Sweet The Sound comes with tour judge Marvin Sapp! Starting in Dallas, Texas, How Sweet The Sound will make its way all the way to North Carolina and then back […]

Registration is now open for the 2011 Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound Gospel Celebration, the country’s most prestigious gospel music experience. Interested choir representatives can visit www.HowSweetTheSound.com until Friday, April 15, to sign up to be part of the How Sweet the Sound community. By registering, choirs will have the chance to rejoice in song […]