Yolanda Adams' R&B Contemporaries

These artist shadow the gospel great's power!

Yolanda Adams - If there's any performer who can serve up effortless vocal acrobatics, it's Yolanda Adams, as proven in her performance of "When God's Children Get Together."(Photo: Maury Phillips/Getty Images for BET)

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Yolanda Adams - Grammy Award-winning singer Yolanda Adams has an effortless vocal power that transcends any stage and any arena. To honor her anointed grace and strong vocals, we found her R&B counterparts. Take a look at a few contemporary singers that share Adams' power. (Photo: Phillips/Getty Images for BET)

Whitney Houston - Before Whitney unveiled "The Voice" to the world on her 1985 self-titled debut, she made ends meet as an in-demand teen model, appearing in Seventeen, Glamour and Cosmopolitan.  (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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Whitney Houston - Much like Adams, the late Whitney Houston's effortless power could be heard with every note. Houston never broke a sweat and each note always landed on key even on her off days. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images) 

Jennifer Hudson - When speaking of power, we can't fail to mention Jennifer Hudson. The singer received her claim to fame when she sang the hit song, "And I Am Telling You" in the film Dreamgirls. (Photo: Jason Kempin/DCNYRE2014/Getty Images for DCP)

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Jennifer Hudson - When speaking of power, we can't fail to mention Jennifer Hudson. The singer received her claim to fame when she sang the hit song, "And I Am Telling You" in the film Dreamgirls. (Photo: Jason Kempin/DCNYRE2014/Getty Images for DCP)

Heather Headley - Broadway breakout star Heather Headley definitely shares Yolanda Adams' stage presence and grace. Whether she's just standing on stage or moving a bit, Headley gives each performance her all, just like Adams does. (Photo: Larry Marano/Getty Images)

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Heather Headley - Broadway breakout star Heather Headley definitely shares Yolanda Adams' stage presence and grace. Whether she's just standing on stage or moving a bit, Headley gives each performance her all, just like Adams does. (Photo: Larry Marano/Getty Images)

"Tears of Joy" - Faith Evans delivers a passionate rendition of her R&B hit "Tears of Joy." (Photo: Mark Davis/Getty Images for BET)

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Faith Evans - Like Adams, Faith Evans gets lost in her performances, bringing authentic passion and singing notes that are pitch perfect. Don't miss Yolanda Adams on the Celebration of Gospel on April 6 at 8P/7C.(Photo: Mark Davis/Getty Images for BET)