By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act March 27, 2013 at 6:06PM
TV One announces the premiere date for Verizon's How Sweet the Sound Road to Gospel Greatness: The Finale, which will be hosted by Michelle Williams.
The special will air this Easter Sunday, March 31 at 10/9c.
Full details via press release from TV One below:
TV ONE ANNOUNCES DATE FOR "VERIZON'S HOW SWEET THE SOUND ROAD TO GOSPEL GREATNESS: THE FINALE"
Special Episode Airs Sunday, March 31 at 10 PM/ET hosted by R&B and gospel superstar Michelle Williams
SILVER SPRING, MD, March 27, 2013 - TV One, which entertains, informs and inspires Black adult viewers, announced today its plans to air the Verizon's How Sweet The Sound Road to Gospel Greatness: The Finale hosted by R&B and gospel music superstar Michelle Williams on Sunday, March 31, at 10 PM/ET.
Verizon's How Sweet the Sound is the country's most prestigious gospel music experience, providing choirs from across the country a platform to showcase their musical talent. The one-hour television special will feature performances by each of the regional finalists as well as the announcement of the grand prize winner. The choirs were judged based on their winning performances at the regional shows by a distinguished panel of judges in the gospel music community that included CeCe Winans, Erica Campbell of Mary Mary, Fred Hammond, Hezekiah Walker and James Robinson from Light Records. During the program, the public will have an opportunity to text their votes to select the winner of the Verizon People's Choice Award.
"TV One is pleased to partner with Momentum Entertainment Group in bringing the How Sweet the Sound finale to the TV One audience," remarked Alfred Liggins, President and CEO Radio One and TV One. "This entertaining and soul-stirring program is an excellent addition to our lineup of originals and specials celebrating the Black experience."
"The music, talent and the energy in this season of How Sweet the Sound exceeded all our expectations," said Laura Laughlin, General Manager Momentum Entertainment Group. "We are extremely thrilled to partner with TV One to deliver the finale, a true celebration of gospel music, to a larger audience and into so many homes."