For over 75 years, aspiring performers from all over the country have come to New York to showcase their talents and take a shot at stardom on Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater. Apollo Live gives undiscovered talent another chance at stardom. Comedian Tony Rock hosts.
The soul singer got his start singing with a Top 100-style group named Gerard in the late '80s. A few years later, he teamed up with his sister, Lisa, and cousin George Nash to form a band called Benet. The family group would go on to release a self-titled album, which sold over 100,000 copies. (Photo: D Dipasupil/Getty Images for BET)