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TV One Dates ‘How Sweet the Sound Road to Gospel Greatness’ w/ Michelle Williams

TV One Dates 'How Sweet the Sound Road to Gospel Greatness' w/ Michelle Williams

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:


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.”

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"Never gonna get, never gonna get, never gonna get it… woo-woo-woo-woo. Never ever gonna get it,
No, you're never gonna get it (oww),
Never ever gonna get it (not this time),
No, you're never gonna get it (my lovin', mmm),
Never ever gonna get it,"

Although En Vogue was telling a man he was never gonna get her love, I noticed this post only recieved 2 "shares" and 1 tweet. Then I thought, what do "we" get, and never gonna get, and what do "we" do?

Well, on March 26, NO BRAINER said: "Not to mention, creating a reliable, well-oiled machine behind the scenes from our community is also almost impossible. We're just not about this film thing."

So now I am wondering if that's true? But continuing on the theme of "what do we – really – do and get?", in the post on the controversy surrounding Satan's Resemblance To Obama In History Channel's "Bible" Series, one commenter said:

"Agreed. I'm not even a Christian or in any way religious (in fact, I can't understand how people get with this stuff), I've never understood how people get into religion anyway and believe such fairy tales."

Hmmmmm, she's obviously not into religion. That reminds me, the anti-religion thing seems to be a popular opinion among many, at least those who share their opinions here at S&A, which takes me to another "something we do". TYRONE | FEBRUARY 20, 2013:

"That why I am very critical of Tyler Perry movie and TV sitcom. In my opinion Tyler Perry has turn the clock backward with the accomplishment made by black actors. Black sitcom today overall are a disgrace to the many accomplishment of black American! Black American that demanded better!"

Is that it, do "we" complain, bitch and moan about what someone else is doing, while sitting on our ass doing nothing? Is that what "we" do, and subsequently is our claim to fame? Well, Jimmie Walker says your constant complaining discourages studios from taking risks on black stories.

Damn Damn Damn (In my Martin Lawrence Voice), could No Brainer be right? Are we not into film, but use it to vent our frustrations, discontent and disconnected existence? I don't know, but damit, borrowing a page from a popular song, I'm gonna sit right down and write myself a letter and make believe it came from you. I'm gonna write words oh so sweet they're gonna knock me off my feet. A lotta kisses on the bottom and I'll be glad I got 'em. I'm gonna smile and say I hope you're feeling better. I'll close with love the way you do. I'm gonna sit right down and write myself a letter and I'm gonna make believe it came from you.

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