Meet the Experts

Meet the judges of Apollo Live!

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Meet the Experts - The legendary Apollo Theater is once again teaming with energy thanks to the newly revamped Apollo Live on BET! Meet the music industry legends who'll serve as judges for the weekly talent show. 

Michael Bivins - As a member and founder of New Edition and Bell Biv Devoe, Michael Bivins not only helped to create the pop genre as we know it, but he's served as the music manager and producer for artists such as Boyz II Men and 702. We can't wait to see what advice he'll bring to the judging table. Will he be the Simon of the group? Be sure to tune-in when the spotlight hits Season 2 of Apollo Live.

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Michael Bivins - As a member and founder of New Edition and Bell Biv Devoe, Michael Bivins not only helped to create the pop genre as we know it, but he's served as the music manager and producer for artists such as Boyz II Men and 702. We can't wait to see what advice he'll bring to the judging table. Will he be the Simon of the group? Be sure to tune-in when the spotlight hits Season 2 of Apollo Live.

Doug E. Fresh: September 17 - The hip hop pioneer, known as the Human Beat Box, is 47. (Photo: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson /Landov)

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Doug E. Fresh - Legendary rapper, beat boxing pioneer, producer and businessman Doug E. Fresh is bringing his iconic experience to the Apollo Live stage. Wouldn't you love to get advice from an artist who pioneered an entire hip hop movement? Be sure to tune-in when the spotlight hits Season 2 of Apollo Live.

Gladys Knight - Apollo Live is lucky enough to have the Grammy Award-winning Empress of Soul Gladys Knight, who's powerful voice inspired generations of singers, as a judge! Be sure to tune-in when the spotlight hits Season 2 of Apollo Live. 

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Gladys Knight - Apollo Live is lucky enough to have the Grammy Award-winning Empress of Soul Gladys Knight, who's powerful voice inspired generations of singers, as a judge! Be sure to tune-in when the spotlight hits Season 2 of Apollo Live. 

Showtime! - Until the spotlight hits Apollo Live for Season 2, prepare for all the good, the bad, and the ugly performances to come.  Watch performance higlights from last season!

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Showtime! - Until the spotlight hits Apollo Live for Season 2, prepare for all the good, the bad, and the ugly performances to come. Watch performance higlights from last season!