December Music Matters Showcase

Kevin Ross, Kandace Springs, Antonique Smith and more.

December Music Matters Showcase - Keeping with its tradition of bring the emerging music stars of tomorrow, BET Music Matters unleashed the latest batch of talent at its December Showcase in New York City. Rising R&B singers like Kandace Springs and Kevin Ross made their debuts at this year's presentation. Check out music's up-and-coming icons, who hit the stage at the showcase.   (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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December Music Matters Showcase - Keeping with its tradition of bring the emerging music stars of tomorrow, BET Music Matters unleashed the latest batch of talent at its December Showcase in New York City. Rising R&B singers like Kandace Springs and Kevin Ross made their debuts at this year's presentation. Check out music's up-and-coming icons, who hit the stage at the showcase.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Karina Pasian  - Karina Pasian rocked the BET Music Matters December Showcase singing hits like "Can't Find the Words." (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Karina Pasian  - Karina Pasian rocked the BET Music Matters December Showcase singing hits like "Can't Find the Words." (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Lady on the Keys - About to make her music biz debut on Ghostface Killah's new 36 Seasons, songstress Kandace Springs gives the BET Music Matters December Showcase her brand of soul.   (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Lady on the Keys - About to make her music biz debut on Ghostface Killah's new 36 Seasons, songstress Kandace Springs gives the BET Music Matters December Showcase her brand of soul.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Triple Threat - In between their sets at the Music Matters Showcase, Karina Pasian, T Soul and Kandace Springs get their close-ups together.   (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Triple Threat - In between their sets at the Music Matters Showcase, Karina Pasian, T Soul and Kandace Springs get their close-ups together.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

New Flame - Crooning at the BET Music Matters December Showcase, singer Anthony Flammia blows the crowd away.   (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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New Flame - Crooning at the BET Music Matters December Showcase, singer Anthony Flammia blows the crowd away.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Holiday Cheer - Malcolm and Celeste Sada blessed the festivities, hosting the BET Music Matters December Showcase. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Holiday Cheer - Malcolm and Celeste Sada blessed the festivities, hosting the BET Music Matters December Showcase. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Chuckin' Dueces  - BET Senior Director of Music Programing Kelly G and recording artist Kandace Springs check out the up and comers at the showcase in New York City.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Chuckin' Dueces - BET Senior Director of Music Programing Kelly G and recording artist Kandace Springs check out the up and comers at the showcase in New York City. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Joe Cool - Rap music vet Joe Budden made a surprise visit to S.O.B.'s, to see the fresh talent at the BET Music Matters December Showcase. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Joe Cool - Rap music vet Joe Budden made a surprise visit to S.O.B.'s, to see the fresh talent at the BET Music Matters December Showcase. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

So Gifted - Having gained acting fame playing Faith Evans in the hit biopic Notorious, singer Antonique Smith headlined the BET Music Matters Showcase performing her single "Hold Up, Wait a Minute (Woo Woo)"(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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So Gifted - Having gained acting fame playing Faith Evans in the hit biopic Notorious, singer Antonique Smith headlined the BET Music Matters Showcase performing her single "Hold Up, Wait a Minute (Woo Woo)"(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Giving It Her All - Singer/actress Antonique Smith soaked in the love she received from the BET Music Matters December Showcase crowd.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Giving It Her All - Singer/actress Antonique Smith soaked in the love she received from the BET Music Matters December Showcase crowd.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Pinpointing the Moment - Having recently released his hit EP Dialogue in the Grey, singer Kevin Ross performed songs like "This Is My Wish" during the BET Music Matters December Showcase.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Pinpointing the Moment - Having recently released his hit EP Dialogue in the Grey, singer Kevin Ross performed songs like "This Is My Wish" during the BET Music Matters December Showcase. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

A Song for You - Singer Kevin Ross moved the crowd with his performance of "A Song for You" at the Music Matters Showcase in New York City.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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A Song for You - Singer Kevin Ross moved the crowd with his performance of "A Song for You" at the Music Matters Showcase in New York City. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

So Soulful - Buzzworthy soul crooner T Soul made his BET Music Matters debut at the December Showcase, hitting the stage with his tune "Best of Me."  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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So Soulful - Buzzworthy soul crooner T Soul made his BET Music Matters debut at the December Showcase, hitting the stage with his tune "Best of Me." (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Backstage Bonding - Singers Kevin Ross and Karina Pasian stop for a flick at the December BET Music Matters Showcase. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Backstage Bonding - Singers Kevin Ross and Karina Pasian stop for a flick at the December BET Music Matters Showcase. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)