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'BET's Sunday Best' returns July 5 at 8 p.m.

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Kelly Price, Jonathan McReynolds and Erica Campbell of Sunday Best

He’s back!!! That’s right…Kirk Franklin and the gang are back for Season 10 of BET’s Sunday Best beginning Sunday, July 5 at 8 p.m. EST.

The inspirational singing competition will return with a live audience and band from the Tyler Perry Studios and marks the 10th year anniversary of the show and the 40th anniversary for BET.

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Kirk Franklin, host of Sunday Best

In addition to Kirk Franklin, Sunday Best will also feature celebrity judges: GRAMMY® winning songstress & host of “Get Up Mornings,” Erica Campbell, GRAMMY® nominated artist & star of BET’s “American Soul” Kelly Price and GRAMMY® nominated & multiple Stellar award-winning artist Jonathan McReynolds.

In light of the of COVID-19 pandemic and in an effort to keep the shows judges, contestants and crew safe – new and innovative technology, techniques and artist-generated content were used to complete production of episodes four through eight of season 10 – allowing the audience to join in on weekly praise & worship during the time when America needs it most. 

The highly anticipated, season 10 will also feature exclusive performances from today’s chart-topping artists including Yolanda Adams, Marvin Sapp, Mali Music, season 9’s winner, Melvin Crispell, III with additional performers set to be announced in the forthcoming weeks.

Season 10 auditions were previously held earlier this year in Atlanta, GA at The House of Hope. The season 10 winner will receive a recording contract with RCA Inspiration, a cash prize of $50,000 and the title “Sunday Best.”

Watch celebrity judge Kelly Price give HIM praise during this soul-stirring performance of “I’m Still Here!”

Ray Cornelius is one of Atlanta’s newest entertainment writers and media personalities. His arts and entertainment website, www.raycornelius.com spotlights the latest in “positive” African-American celebrity news and was established in 2012. Since that time Cornelius has covered a myriad of red carpet premieres, award shows and Atlanta-based films including Tyler Perry’s Temptation, The BronzeLens Film Festival, The Trumpet Awards, and The Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards just to name a few. He has also interviewed a who’s who list of today’s top singers, actors and reality stars. With nearly 20 years of media experience, Cornelius has also worked as an associate producer for the Emmy-winning public affairs program, ATL Insider and with such award shows as The Soul Train Awards, The Trumpet Awards and BET Hip-Hop Awards.