Tasha Page-Lockhart's R&B Contemporaries

Tasha Page-Lockhart's R&B contemporaries.

Tasha Page-Lockhart  - Tasha Page-Lockhart took the crown at Sunday Best season six. Candice Glover was crowned the winner of season 12. The commonality between the two? They are both vocal powerhouses that exhibit control and know-how on the stage. Wouldn't we love to see a collaboration between the two? (Photo: Erika Goldring/Getty Images)

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Tasha Page-Lockhart - For the sixth season of Sunday Best, gospel powerhouse Tasha Page-Lockhart was named the winner of the singing competition. With a vocal range that swings between down-home soulful to contemporary R&B polish, the gospel newcomer is poised to make her mark. Here's a snapshot of R&B stars who traveled similar paths. (Photo: Erika Goldring/Getty Images)

Fantasia - Although she was invited as a guest of The Real Housewives of Atlanta stars Greg and NeNe Leakes'wedding in 2013, American Idol winner Fantasia couldn't help getting on the mic and belting out "When I Fall in Love."(Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

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Fantasia - While Fantasia and Page-Lochkhart owe much of their celebrity to the music competition arm of reality TV, both were prepped for success as the children of gospel singing families. And vocally, both share soaring, gritty and spirited performance styles. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Keyshia Cole  - Keyshia Cole emerged as a major hip hop soul diva with the hit mixtape Team Invasion Features Keyshia Cole in 2005. While releasing platinum selling LPs like Just Like You, Cole also ventured into reality TV with the series Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is. Like Cole, Page-Lockhart can melodically serve up gutteral and inspiring vocals and emotionally-packed devotionals. (Photo: Erika Goldring/Getty Images)

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Keyshia Cole  - Keyshia Cole emerged as a major hip hop soul diva with the hit mixtape Team Invasion Features Keyshia Cole in 2005. While releasing platinum selling LPs like Just Like You, Cole also ventured into reality TV with the series Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is. Like Cole, Page-Lockhart can melodically serve up gutteral and inspiring vocals and emotionally-packed devotionals. (Photo: Erika Goldring/Getty Images)

K. Michelle - K. Michelle could have been considered the R&B Remy Ma back in the early 2000's. Whereas K. Michelle takes to Twitter to blast her foes, Remy has hit the booth to air out chicks who challenged her. Given their no-BS personas and the passion they bring to their music not only would this be a great track, but a great studio session.(Photo: Paul Warner/Getty Images)

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K. Michelle - K. Michelle's career is a story of perseverance. In 2011, the singer was on the verge of breakthrough music success until her departure from Jive Records and the shelving of her debut LP. Michelle found celebrity after joining the reality TV series Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta. The buzz lead to the successful launch of her music career. Aside from the reality TV connection, she and Page-Lockhart share huge singing voices. (Photo: Paul Warner/Getty Images)

Ashanti, "Good Good" - Ashanti's 2008 single samples and speeds up some of the keys from Elton John's "Bennie and the Jets." It also borrows its melody from Michael Jackson.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images)

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Ashanti - Ashanti became the first lady of former label Murder Inc. when she released her debut single "Foolish" and her triple platinum self-titled debut LP. But before R&B diva-dom or hitting the Broadway stage to play Dorothy in The Wiz, Ashanti, like Page-Lockhart, began her music journey singing gospel with her church choir. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images)

Christina Aguilera - When Christina Aguilera exploded onto the pop charts with the 1999 single "Genie in a Bottle," she was compared to Queen of Pop Whitney Houston. Since then, she's solidified her spot as a music heavyweight with the classic anthem "Beautiful." Like Page-Lockhart, Aguilera owes some of her celebrity to reality TV, being a star judge on the hit music competetion show The Voice. (Photo: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Entertainment Industry Foundation)

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Christina Aguilera - When Christina Aguilera exploded onto the pop charts with the 1999 single "Genie in a Bottle," she was compared to Queen of Pop Whitney Houston. Since then, she's solidified her spot as a music heavyweight with the classic anthem "Beautiful." Like Page-Lockhart, Aguilera owes some of her celebrity to reality TV, being a star judge on the hit music competetion show The Voice. (Photo: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Entertainment Industry Foundation)