Songs of Praise

Gospel Singer of the Year - Semi-Final

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Mark De-Lisser hosts the semi-final of Gospel Singer of the Year 2021.

Mark De-Lisser hosts the semi-final of a brand new competition to find the Gospel Singer of the Year, with three celebrity judges deciding who will make it into next week’s final.

Mark De-Lisser hosts the semi-final of the brand new competition to find the Gospel Singer of the Year 2021. In the first of two programmes celebrating gospel music, five talented amateur singers take to the stage at Gorton Monastery in Manchester.

Deciding who goes through to next week’s final are three celebrity judges: pop sensation and West End musical star Alexandra Burke, singer and leading gospel vocal coach David Grant and singing legend Heather Small, who closes the show with her hit song Proud.

Our semi-finalists are Monique McKen from Birmingham, Kieron Bygraves from Huddersfield, Lois Kirby from Bedford, James Morrison from Lincoln and Tara Goddard from Halifax. Which singer will be your favourite?

Credits

Presenter
Mark De-Lisser
Judge
Alexandra Burke
Judge
David Grant
Judge
Heather Small
Executive Producer
Cat Lewis
Executive Producer
Emyr Afan
Series Producer
Matthew Napier
Producer
Charlotte Hindle
Production Company
Avanti Media

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