Fans tuning into BET’s Sunday Best this evening (Aug. 18) not only witnessed the selection of the inspirational singing competition’s season nine finalists: Joshua Copeland and Melvin Crispell III. They also watched Fantasia’s premiere performance of “Looking for You.”
Written by Reginald “KJ” Scriven and produced by Scriven and Dave James, “Looking for You” is the follow-up to “Enough,” the first single from Fantasia’s fall album release, Sketchbook.
Fantasia’s seventh studio album marks the Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter’s new partnership with BMG.
Hosted by Kirk Franklin, BET’s Sunday Best will crown its season nine winner next weekend (Aug. 25 8 p.m. ET/PT). The episode will feature performances by Tasha Cobbs Leonard and Vashawn Mitchell as well as by the show’s judges Kelly Price, Jonathan McReynolds and Erica Campbell. Campbell will debut her new single, “Praying & Believing.”
Two original songs by finalists Copeland and Crispell—“Anything Is Possible” and “Not the End of Your Story,” respectively—will be available through RCA Inspiration beginning Aug. 19.
In addition to receiving a recording contract with RCA Inspiration, the Sunday Best winner will be awarded a cash prize of $50,000. Fans can vote for their favorite finalist at BET.com/VoteSundayBest.