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Gospel competition returns to Joe Louis Arena

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (MyFox Detroit) -

Verizon's How Sweet the Sound Gospel Celebration, the country's premiere and most prestigious gospel music experience, returns to Detroit's Joe Louis Arena on Saturday, September 15 at 7:30 p.m. for its fifth year of celebrating the community.

The Gospel music celebration features today's biggest gospel stars including Donald Lawrence, Yolanda Adams, Erica Campbell of Mary Mary, Fred Hammond, Bishop Hezekiah Walker and Vashawn Mitchell.

Tickets ($10, $15 ad $20) are on sale now. Log on to www.OlympiaEntertainment.com for more information.

On Friday, past regional competition winners and Southfield-based Selected of God choir stopped by FOX 2 News Morning to perform. Click the video player to watch an interview with Mitchell and a performance by Selected of God.

Last year, Tarboro, N.C.-based Salvation and Deliverance Church Choir won the grand prize and the title "Best Gospel Choir in America."

For more details about Verizon's How Sweet the Sound, log on to www.HowSweettheSound.com.

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