Celebration of Gospel: Red-Carpet Rundown

Check out the red-carpet arrivals at Celebration of Gospel!

Celebration of Gospel '12: The Red-Carpet Rundown\r  - Lights, camera, let's praise God! The Celebration of Gospel '12 blue carpet was filled with saints, celebrities and Christian movers and shakers all ready to sing for the glory of his name! Who says brothas and sistas who have faith can't have style? Let's check them out on the carpet!\r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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Celebration of Gospel '12: The Red-Carpet Rundown\r  - Lights, camera, let's praise God! The Celebration of Gospel '12 blue carpet was filled with saints, celebrities and Christian movers and shakers all ready to sing for the glory of his name! Who says brothas and sistas who have faith can't have style? Let's check them out on the carpet!\r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

Isaac Carree and Fonzworth Bentley\r  - Isaac Carree and Fonzworth Bentley arrived on the 2012 Celebration of Gospel blue carpet looking dapper and ready to rock the #COG stage! Mr. Bentley wore an orange and red suit, while Carree opted for a more traditional three-piece. \r\r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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Isaac Carree and Fonzworth Bentley\r  - Isaac Carree and Fonzworth Bentley arrived on the 2012 Celebration of Gospel blue carpet looking dapper and ready to rock the #COG stage! Mr. Bentley wore an orange and red suit, while Carree opted for a more traditional three-piece. \r\r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

Gentlemen's Style\r  - Fonzworth Bentley could show young, church-going men a thing or two about style. He's looking extra suave on the blue carpet, wearing a tangerine blazer and tomato red pants. Before he walked into the bright lights above the blue carpet, he commented that his velvet slippers were from his upcoming line of mens' shoes.\r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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Gentlemen's Style\r  - Fonzworth Bentley could show young, church-going men a thing or two about style. He's looking extra suave on the blue carpet, wearing a tangerine blazer and tomato red pants. Before he walked into the bright lights above the blue carpet, he commented that his velvet slippers were from his upcoming line of mens' shoes.\r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

Judge Mablean Ephriam\r  - Judge Mablean isn't handing out any convictions tonight ? except the one she has for Jesus! Ms. Ephriam looks stylish in a floor length, satin black gown. She commented on her excitement to see Pastor Shirley Caesar perform at the prayer breakfast the night before.\r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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Judge Mablean Ephriam\r  - Judge Mablean isn't handing out any convictions tonight — except the one she has for Jesus! Ms. Ephriam looks stylish in a floor length, satin black gown. She commented on her excitement to see Pastor Shirley Caesar perform at the prayer breakfast the night before.\r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

Maurette Brown-Clark's First COG\r  - Stellar Award-winning artist Maurette Brown-Clark walked the Celebration of Gospel blue carpet for the first time ever. She sparkled for the cameras in a knee-length shift dress. She's set to perform "I Hear the Sound (of Victory)." \r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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Maurette Brown-Clark's First COG\r  - Stellar Award-winning artist Maurette Brown-Clark walked the Celebration of Gospel blue carpet for the first time ever. She sparkled for the cameras in a knee-length shift dress. She's set to perform "I Hear the Sound (of Victory)." \r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

Gimme That - Mali Music will pay tribute to his mentor Kirk Franklin this Sunday on an all new episode of Sunday Best! (Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/gip3.smugmug.com)

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Meet Mali Music\r  - Mali Music has mastered casual, red-carpet chic with his grey wool blazer and navy satin slacks. He's set to perform with gospel's highest selling artist, Kirk Franklin.\r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

Ricky Dillard \r  - Ricky Dillard looks as good as he's going to sound on the 12th annual Celebration of Gospel!\r\r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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Ricky Dillard \r  - Ricky Dillard looks as good as he's going to sound on the 12th annual Celebration of Gospel!\r\r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

Kelly Price\r  - Kelly Price made her red-carpet re-emergence at Celebration of Gospel 2012. The powerhouse artist is set to sing the last song she and the late icon Whitney Houston performed together a day before her death, "Jesus Loves Me." \r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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Kelly Price\r  - Kelly Price made her red-carpet re-emergence at Celebration of Gospel 2012. The powerhouse artist is set to sing the last song she and the late icon Whitney Houston performed together a day before her death, "Jesus Loves Me." \r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

Jessica Reedy\r  - Jessica Reedy looked gorgeous on the red carpet as she rocked a fitted black dress and hot short hair-do. The Sunday Best alum will sing a medley with Faith Evans on Celebration of Gospel 2012. \r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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Jessica Reedy\r  - Jessica Reedy looked gorgeous on the red carpet as she rocked a fitted black dress and hot short hair-do. The Sunday Best alum will sing a medley with Faith Evans on Celebration of Gospel 2012. \r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

Mr. & Mrs. James Fortune - We felt the love as Mr. & Mrs. James walked the blue carpet. James Fortune & FIYA are set to perform "It Could Be Worse" with Zacardi Cortez and Le'Andria Johnson.(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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Mr. & Mrs. James Fortune - We felt the love as Mr. & Mrs. James walked the blue carpet. James Fortune & FIYA are set to perform "It Could Be Worse" with Zacardi Cortez and Le'Andria Johnson.(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

The Rance Allen Group\r  - Modern day gospel legends the Rance Allen Group walked the Celebration of Gospel blue carpet as paps and fans looked on in awe. \r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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The Rance Allen Group\r  - Modern day gospel legends the Rance Allen Group walked the Celebration of Gospel blue carpet as paps and fans looked on in awe. \r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

Lonnie Hunter\r  - Gospel singer, producer, radio host ? what can't Lonnie Hunter do in the name of Jesus? He walked the blue carpet wearing a sleek beige suit. \r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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Lonnie Hunter\r  - Gospel singer, producer, radio host — what can't Lonnie Hunter do in the name of Jesus? He walked the blue carpet wearing a sleek beige suit. \r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

Dr. Bobby Jones\r  - Dr. Bobby Jones is the epitome of a man of God with faith ? and style to boot. He walked the blue carpet with the grace of the veteran that he is. \r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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Dr. Bobby Jones\r  - Dr. Bobby Jones is the epitome of a man of God with faith — and style to boot. He walked the blue carpet with the grace of the veteran that he is. \r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

Marvin Sapp\r  - Gospel music pioneer Marvin Sapp made an appearance on the Celebration of Gospel blue carpet. His satin blue suit beautifully complemented the step and repeat. \r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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Marvin Sapp\r  - Gospel music pioneer Marvin Sapp made an appearance on the Celebration of Gospel blue carpet. His satin blue suit beautifully complemented the step and repeat. \r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

Faith Evans\r  - Faith Evans' blue wrap dress gave us life even before she stepped on the Celebration of Gospel stage. The singer is set to perform "Put It on the Altar" and "Doctor Love" with Sunday Best alum Jessica Reedy. \r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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Faith Evans\r  - Faith Evans' blue wrap dress gave us life even before she stepped on the Celebration of Gospel stage. The singer is set to perform "Put It on the Altar" and "Doctor Love" with Sunday Best alum Jessica Reedy. \r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

Stephen Hill  - BET President of Music Programming and Specials Stephen Hill walked the blue carpet in a suave black blazer and dark denim jeans. Stephen Hill commented during the show via his Twitter account that, "Sometimes I just can't believe the fantasticness of my life. But I am ALWAYS appreciative." (Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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Stephen Hill  - BET President of Music Programming and Specials Stephen Hill walked the blue carpet in a suave black blazer and dark denim jeans. Stephen Hill commented during the show via his Twitter account that, "Sometimes I just can't believe the fantasticness of my life. But I am ALWAYS appreciative." (Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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Wendy Raquel Robinson - The Game star Wendy Raquel Robinson lit up the blue carpet with her vibrant smile and pap friendly poses. She wore a glowing green chiffon gown that glided down the carpet.(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

Anthony Evans \r  - The Voice's Anthony Evans dropped past the Celebration of Gospel blue carpet, rocking and apropos baby blue blazer.\r\r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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Anthony Evans \r  - The Voice's Anthony Evans dropped past the Celebration of Gospel blue carpet, rocking and apropos baby blue blazer.\r\r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

Myron Williams - Minister Myron Williams emanated a positive godly glow as he posed for pictures on the blue carpet. (Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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Myron Williams - Minister Myron Williams emanated a positive godly glow as he posed for pictures on the blue carpet. (Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

Amber Bullock - BET's Sunday Best 2011 winner Amber Bullock looked polished and stylish in a cerulean blue asymmetric dress. (Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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Amber Bullock - BET's Sunday Best 2011 winner Amber Bullock looked polished and stylish in a cerulean blue asymmetric dress. (Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

Earnest Pugh\r  - Earnest Pugh opted for a traditional, satin lapel suit for his Celebration of Gospel blue-carpet look. \r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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Earnest Pugh\r  - Earnest Pugh opted for a traditional, satin lapel suit for his Celebration of Gospel blue-carpet look. \r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

BET Music Matter's Artist Luke James\r  - BET Music Matter's artist Luke James made a surprise appearance on the Celebration of Gospel blue carpet. He looked dapper in simple slacks, suspenders and a navy-striped shirt.\r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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BET Music Matter's Artist Luke James\r  - BET Music Matter's artist Luke James made a surprise appearance on the Celebration of Gospel blue carpet. He looked dapper in simple slacks, suspenders and a navy-striped shirt.\r(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

Meet the E.P.: Lynne Harris Taylor - Celebration of Gospel's executive producer Lynne Harris Taylor looked gorgeous on the blue carpet. Before being photographed she said, "I had to walk the red carpet for this one. This is a very special show to me." (Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

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Meet the E.P.: Lynne Harris Taylor - Celebration of Gospel's executive producer Lynne Harris Taylor looked gorgeous on the blue carpet. Before being photographed she said, "I had to walk the red carpet for this one. This is a very special show to me." (Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)