On July 28, 2007, the Lyrics and Melodies Tour will kick off its new season with its first annual Lyrics and Melodies Christian Apollo Showcase. This event will feature gospel headliners Ashaala Jenkins, One Message, and Sygnature. Eleven competing amateur acts come from all over South Florida to showcase their talents in front of a judging audience in order to win a grand prize of $500.00. Contestants include Taniesha Aeschlam, Nia Wesby, 3 Angels Messengers, Kenny Alce, Favored, Christine Jobson, Chelsea Comou, Petula Beckles, Dominique Mathurin, Hands at Work for Christ and Sign. Immediately following the competition will be an after-party comprised of networking and refreshments.