Registration is now open for the 2011 Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound Gospel Celebration, the country’s most prestigious gospel music experience. Interested choir representatives can visit How Sweet The Sound until Friday, April 15, to sign up to be part of the How Sweet the Sound community. By registering, choirs will have the chance to rejoice in song and praise; sing in front of gospel greats and fans; and win up to $50,000.
Charlotte will be one of nine cities to host a regional event. Last year, eight area choirs competed in the Charlotte competition. The Charlotte tour winners were Salvation and Deliverance Church Choir of Tarboro for Best Overall Choir and Best Small Church Choir. The Kingdom Voices of Park Church won best large choir and were the people’s choice winners. Both choirs won $10,000.