Kim Burrell opened the show with “Don’t Count Me Out.” She explained that she had survived losing people she loved and belted out a song of joy.
Kefia Rollerson sang “Heaven” by Mary Mary
CeCe Winans: I think you are getting better and better.
Yolanda Adams: The flow was against the beat. I love the musicality.
Donnie McClurkin: I wanted to get turned up.
Tyler Little sang “Jesus Is Real” by John P. Kee
CeCe Winans: He sang like he wasn’t going no where.
Yolanda Adams: From beginning to end you keep it interesting.
Donnie McClurkin: You made the song alive.
Pastor and Gospel artist Jason Nelson chimed in:
Tyler doesn’t want to go home. Very solid! He made some good vocal choices but didn’t go too far. Smart! #SundayBest—
Jason Nelson (@pastorjnelson) August 19, 2013
Venold Junior Johnson sang Tye Tribett “I Have No Other Choice”
CeCe Winans: I think it was one of your best.
Yolanda Adams: You paid attention.
Donnie McClurkin: You controlled. You colored it just right.
Tasha Page Lockhart Sang A Praise & Worship Song “Open The Eyes Of My Heart Lord”
CeCe Winans: I think you have been the most consistent
Yolanda Adams: I love when singers show their passion.
Donnie McClurkin: I was screaming through the song
Donnie reminded everyone that everyone gets to see the “hope of gospel”. It is a great platform. Yolanda reminded them that 5 million people get to know you.
Tasha Page Lockhart and Kefia Rollerson will be in the finale.