Sunday Best Returns for Season 5

The hit gospel singing competition is back with new judges.

Sunday Best returns for Season 5

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Host: Kirk Franklin - As he prepares to celebrate 20 years since his debut album, Grammy Award-winning gospel star Kirk Franklin returns as host for Season 5. Catch the 2-hour premiere Sunday, July 8 at 8P/7C!(Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Judge: Donnie McClurkin - Donnie McClurkin, the stratospheric tenor voice behind such hits as "Stand," "Wait on the Lord" and "We Fall Down" returns for his third season as a judge for Season 5 of Sunday Best. (Photo: Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Super Bowl)

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Judge: Donnie McClurkin - Donnie McClurkin, the stratospheric tenor voice behind such hits as "Stand," "Wait on the Lord" and "We Fall Down" returns for his third season as a judge for Season 5 of Sunday Best. (Photo: Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Super Bowl)

Judge: Yolanda Adams - One of gospel's most popular female vocalists, Yolanda Adams returns for her second stint as a judge for Season 5 of Sunday Best. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

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Judge: Yolanda Adams - One of gospel's most popular female vocalists, Yolanda Adams returns for her second stint as a judge for Season 5 of Sunday Best. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Judge: Cece Winans - With a career spanning close to three decades, Grammy-winning gospel songstress CeCe Winans is the newest judge of this season's Sunday Best.(Photo: Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Super Bowl)

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Judge: Cece Winans - With a career spanning close to three decades, Grammy-winning gospel songstress CeCe Winans is the newest judge of this season's Sunday Best.(Photo: Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Super Bowl)

Early Years - Kim Burrell is a native of Houston, Texas. She performed her first solo at only one year old, and honed her talent by joining several different choirs throughout her childhood.\r(Photo: Scott Gries/PictureGroup)

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Mentor: Kim Burrell - As one of the most inspirational and influential voices of the last decade and beyond, Kim Burrell is back to groom and mentor this season's contestants. She also served as an audition judge. Watch the 2-hour premiere of Season 5 on Sunday, July 8 at 8P/7C. (Photo by Scott Gries/PictureGroup)