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Release Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2012 11:10 AM
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Afro-Blue Moves on to Next Round on NBC’s The Sing-Off
  WASHINGTON (Oct. 18) - Afro-Blue, Howard University’s premier vocal jazz ensemble, made it through the third round of the NBC hit a cappella talent show series The Sing-Off. This week, the group performed a Whitney Houston hit, I Wanna Dance With Somebody.” The ensemble received positive feedback and critique from the judges. Afro-Blue will continue on to compete for the grand prize of $200,000 and a recording contract with Sony Music.

This is the third season of The Sing-Off, which is hosted by Nick Lachey. Judges Ben Folds, Shawn Stockman and Sara Bareilles critique contestants’ performances.

Afro-Blue has recorded two CDs, “It’s a Matter of Pride” and “Freedom in Song.”

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