Home"The Sing-Off" Group Profiles: Solo

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NBC’s “The Sing-Off” is a television first: a 4-night-only event that pits 8 a cappella groups of varying styles against each other, each vying for a Epic Records/Sony Music recording contract and a substantial cash prize. No lip-syncing or studio magic allowed. Show dates are 12/14-16 from 8-10pm, with the live finale on 12/21 from 8-10pm. The competing groups represent a variety of styles, ages and approaches, and come from all over the US, and Puerto Rico. The show will be hosted by Nick Lachey, with guest judges Ben Folds, Shawn Stockman, and Nicole Scherzinger.

Group Name: Solo
Home: Omaha, Nebraska
Established: September 2009.
Configuration: mixed (three women, four men including beatboxer)

There's not much information available about Solo, but here's what we do know: Solo are Melody Holloway, LeChloe Sharee, Michael Lawson, Jus B, Kate Myers, Mo, and Doctor Beat Box. Formed just two weeks before the September 14th audition for the show, Solo pride themselves on having no musical limits: the singers come from diverse musical backgrounds including classical, gospel, and R&B/soul; they cite as influences Beyoncé, Boyz II Men, and En Vogue; and their audition piece for The Sing-Off included opera, jazz, hip hop, The Beach Boys, some country, a bit of rock …


-Ben Stevens

Tufts Beelzebubs: http://www.casa.org/node/5633
Solo: http://www.casa.org/node/5636
MAXX Factor and FACE: http://www.casa.org/node/5629
BYU Noteworthy: http://www.casa.org/node/5639
NOTA: http://www.casa.org/node/5910
Voices of Lee: http://www.casa.org/node/5981
SoCals: http://www.casa.org/node/6157