Apollo Live Photo Recap EP 203: A Diva Is Born

One contestant kills a rendition of a Tamia's hit.

Leading Us Off - Of course the comical Tony Rock led us off with a funny moment and we loved every bit of it.   (Photo: BET)

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Leading Us Off - Of course the comical Tony Rock led us off with a funny moment and we loved every bit of it. (Photo: BET)

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Wrong Medicine

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Wrong Medicine - One contestant attempted to heal the audience but wound up being diagnosed with a case of exit stage left. (Photo: BET)

Budding Talent - Young performer, Austin Holmes did his best to win the crowd over and passed. (Photo: BET)

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Budding Talent - Young performer, Austin Holmes did his best to win the crowd over and passed. (Photo: BET)

Pay Homage - Like always Gladys Knight was there to provide much needed advice and support to the each of the performers (good, bad and otherwise).   (Photo: BET)

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Pay Homage - Like always Gladys Knight was there to provide much needed advice and support to the each of the performers (good, bad and otherwise). (Photo: BET)

Lil' Flava - Contestant Bohan Phoenix put the audience in the right space when be brought some new wave Hip Hop to the stage.   (Photo: BET)

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Lil' Flava - Contestant Bohan Phoenix put the audience in the right space when be brought some new wave Hip Hop to the stage. (Photo: BET)

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Marisela's Song - Contestant Marisela performs an original song and causes the audience to take notice of her lovely sound. (Photo: BET)

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Marisela's Song - Contestant Marisela performs an original song and causes the audience to take notice of her lovely sound. (Photo: BET)

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Commanding the Stage - Contestant Jennie Harney commands the stage with a performance of Tamia's "You Put a Move On My Heart" and kills!

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Commanding the Stage - Contestant Jennie Harney commands the stage with a performance of Tamia's "You Put a Move On My Heart" and kills!

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Is This Real? - The audience falls in love with the budding diva instantly. 

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Is This Real? - The audience falls in love with the budding diva instantly. 

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Taking Us Higher - The incomparable Kierra Sheard shares her lovely gift with the Apollo Live audience uplifting the entire arena with her track "You Are."  (Photo: BET)

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Taking Us Higher - The incomparable Kierra Sheard shares her lovely gift with the Apollo Live audience uplifting the entire arena with her track "You Are." (Photo: BET)

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