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Alexis Spight: From Homeless to Sunday's Best!

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Alexis Spight, with her fiery red hair, set the stage on fire during Season Five of BET's Sunday Best. The 19-year-old singer/songwriter made it to the finale, topping more than 15,000 hopefuls. She recently released her first album, L.O.L.: Living Out Loud, which reached #1 on the Billboard Gospel charts!



Born and raised in Buffalo, New York, Alexis is the oldest of five children. Both music and God were at the center of her family life. She began singing in the choir at her church at three years old. When she was 12, Alexis discovered a love and talent for writing music. She began writing as a way to deal with a difficult period in her life. Her family lost their home, and the seven of them had to move into an extended stay hotel, where they lived for three months. "I suddenly knew what it was like to lose everything, but God blessed us through it all," she says. "It prompted my family to have an unspoken bond, and I believe it was preparation for this journey."


Alexis wants to make sure that the message in her music ministry remains clear: "You can be as different and unique as God made you and still love-and be loved by-God, so you can be bold and confident in your uniqueness."

 

You've seen the glory; now hear the story. Call into 646-478-5610 to connect with Alexis LIVE!

 

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