Amber Bullock: Road to the BET Awards 2012

The best of Sunday Best hits the BET Awards stage!

What a Difference a Year Makes - As season 5 of Sunday Best nears a close, we're delighted to welcome the winner of season 4, Amber Bullock, to an all-new episode of Sunday Best. From her Dallas audition as "girl with the red feather earrings" to winning the judges and viewers over every week to being declared the winner, Amber has come a long way. (Photo: Paul Abell/PictureGroup)

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The Best of Sunday Best Hits the BET Awards! - Amber Bullock first captured the hearts of millions when she topped several singing hopefuls to become the Season 4 winner of BET's Sunday's Best, the #1 rated weekly gospel music competition show.(Photo: Paul Abell/PictureGroup)

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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Topping the Charts - In December 2011, Bullock released her debut CD, Thank You, which entered in at the #1 spot on Billboard's Top Gospel Albums chart. She is signed to Mathew Knowles' Music World Gospel label.(Photo: Earl E. Gibson III/BET)

Amber Bullock - "We Must Praise"(Photo by Paul Abell/PictureGroup)

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Musically Diverse Diva - Bullock's unique sound is a fusion of jazz and neo-soul rhythms that infuse a freshness to her faith-based inspirational music. These sounds, plus a little country and reggae, can be heard on So in Love, her sophomore CD due in stores July 10, 2012.(Photo: Paul Abell/PictureGroup)

Paid Singing Dues - At the start of her career, Bullock performed with a variety of recording artists and ensembles, including Myron Butler & Levi, Troy Sneed and Youth for Christ, Meaghan Williams and Oscar Williams and the gospel choir Changed.(Photo: Courtesy Music World Entertainment)

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Paid Singing Dues - At the start of her career, Bullock performed with a variety of recording artists and ensembles, including Myron Butler & Levi, Troy Sneed and Youth for Christ, Meaghan Williams and Oscar Williams and the gospel choir Changed.(Photo: Courtesy Music World Entertainment)

Kirk Franklin Collaborator - Bullock first worked with Kirk Franklin last year as the opening act and special guest artist on Franklin's Fearless Tour. Bullock will again join the gospel great on the road for his upcoming King's Men Tour in Fall 2012.(Photo: Courtesy Music World Entertainment)

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Kirk Franklin Collaborator - Bullock first worked with Kirk Franklin last year as the opening act and special guest artist on Franklin's Fearless Tour. Bullock will again join the gospel great on the road for his upcoming King's Men Tour in Fall 2012.(Photo: Courtesy Music World Entertainment)

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St. Louis Singing Mama - This St. Louis native and single mom began singing at the tender age of three. Bullock marched down the aisle with the children's choir as a youth and later attended Oakwood University in Alabama where she studied classical vocal performance.(Photo: John Ricard/BET)

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St. Louis Singing Mama - This St. Louis native and single mom began singing at the tender age of three. Bullock marched down the aisle with the children's choir as a youth and later attended Oakwood University in Alabama where she studied classical vocal performance.(Photo: John Ricard/BET)

Neo-Soul Fan - Bullock cites her favorite neo-soul artists as being the greatest inspirations for her original brand of gospel music. They include singers like Jill Scott, Musiq Soulchild and India.Arie.(Photo: John Ricard/BET)

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Neo-Soul Fan - Bullock cites her favorite neo-soul artists as being the greatest inspirations for her original brand of gospel music. They include singers like Jill Scott, Musiq Soulchild and India.Arie.(Photo: John Ricard/BET)

Sunday Best Duet - Bullock teamed with Sunday Best Season 3 winner Le'Andria Johnson for a stirring and soulful rendition of "Silent Night," which was featured on Amber's 2011 holiday album, Christmas Best.(Photo: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

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Sunday Best Duet - Bullock teamed with Sunday Best Season 3 winner Le'Andria Johnson for a stirring and soulful rendition of "Silent Night," which was featured on Amber's 2011 holiday album, Christmas Best.(Photo: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Lord Lyrical Inspirations - Bullock co-wrote "Lord You've Been So Good" back when she was in college. "Done For Me" is a song that celebrates God's unconditional love. While "Second Chances" reminds listeners that God's love and forgiveness are great gifts to all of us.(Photo: Courtesy Music World Entertainment)

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Lord Lyrical Inspirations - Bullock co-wrote "Lord You've Been So Good" back when she was in college. "Done For Me" is a song that celebrates God's unconditional love. While "Second Chances" reminds listeners that God's love and forgiveness are great gifts to all of us.(Photo: Courtesy Music World Entertainment)

Future Hollywood Horizons - Amber Bullock plans to write, record, perform and promote her music for years to come. But the chanteuse has recently revealed she's also ready for her Hollywood closeup. Another career goal? Getting a role in a Tyler Perry movie. Stay tuned.(Photo: John Ricard/BET)

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Future Hollywood Horizons - Amber Bullock plans to write, record, perform and promote her music for years to come. But the chanteuse has recently revealed she's also ready for her Hollywood closeup. Another career goal? Getting a role in a Tyler Perry movie. Stay tuned.(Photo: John Ricard/BET)

BET Awards 2012 Performer - Amber Bullock will bring her special style of gospel to the stage as a performer at this year's BET Awards. She'll be among an eclectic group of artists, including D'Angelo, Nicki Minaj, Wale, Big Sean, Cissy Houston, Usher and Chris Brown.(Photo: Courtesy Music World Entertainment)

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BET Awards 2012 Performer - Amber Bullock will bring her special style of gospel to the stage as a performer at this year's BET Awards. She'll be among an eclectic group of artists, including D'Angelo, Nicki Minaj, Wale, Big Sean, Cissy Houston, Usher and Chris Brown.(Photo: Courtesy Music World Entertainment)