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ABC Reveals Final Group of Performers on RISING STAR

The next set of 10 phenomenal acts from across the country will perform on this Sunday's final Live Auditions episode of ABC's new groundbreaking reality series "Rising Star," SUNDAY, JULY 6, (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET; check local listings) on the ABC Television Network.

These 10 performers will compete for the last spots in the final group of contestants competing for a recording contract with legendary Capitol Records. They are:

Cliff Cody, 39, Perry County, OH
Audrey Kate Geiger, 24, New York, NY
Skye Griffin, 26, Houston, TX
Gabrielle Nicole, 20, Cleveland, OH
Dana Williams, 24, LA, CA
OhMG (Gabby Puyat, 20 and Michael Dunn, 25), LA, CA
TX3 (Lance, Miles and Jordan Tindall), 23, Chester, IL
Unselfish (Kevin Taylor, 23; Brandon Jackson, 23; Anthony Frazier, 25; Antwan Jackson 24),
Atlanta, GA
Karen Hornsby, 36, Jacksonville, FL
Morgan Higgins, 16, San Clemente, CA

Performer's bios:

Cliff Cody, 39, Perry County, OH

Cliff grew up in Odessa, TX and is a full time musician. He lives with his wife of 16 years and his 14-year-old daughter in a log cabin, has the world's worst 100 lb. watchdog and two goats named Ryan Lewis and Macklemore. He recently gave up being an RN to pursue music full time and he performs about one week every month in Key West, FL.

Audrey Kate Geiger, 24, New York, NY

Originally from West Long Branch, NJ, Audrey got her musical dreams for her dad. She used to be a surfer girl in NJ but she gave that up to pursue singing in the city and works as a bartender and yoga instructor. Twenty-one years ago, her Grandma went missing while on vacation in Delaware, and after 14 years, the police declared her dead, though her body was never found. Police suspect that she was a murder victim. Twitter and Instagram: audreykateg

Skye Griffin, 26, Houston, TX

A full-time singer/songwriter, Skye grew up with her grandmother, because her mother was a drug addict. Today, her mom is clean and even formed a foundation to help others overcome addition which was praised by Michelle Obama. Skye has sung backup for T-Pain and hopes to touch hearts with her music and story. If she wins the competition, it will be all she has prayed for and will give her a chance to change other people's lives for the better. Twitter and Instagram: @SkyeTunes

Gabrielle Nicole, 20, Cleveland, OH

She and her two brothers were raised in Baltimore by a single mom who struggled financially. Gospel music was her escape and saved her from a turbulent youth. She's lived in Cleveland for the last 8 years, and works as a dance instructor and choreographer. She plays the piano and drums, writes music and lyrics, and is a self-described diva. Her idols are Tina Turner, Prince, Beyoncé and Patti LaBelle. Twitter and Instagram: @gabbieytv

Dana Williams, 24, Los Angeles, CA

A graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, she has worked as a teacher's assistant in an elementary art school class as well as a private guitar instructor. . Her father, David Williams, was a rhythm guitarist for Michael Jackson and one of her biggest musical influences. Her dad bought her the guitar at a young age and gave her the music bug. He passed away a few years ago but he keeps on inspiring her to go for her dream. Twitter and Instagram: @iamdanawilliams

OhMG, Los Angeles, CA

Gabby Puyat, 20 and Michael Dunn, 25, Los Angeles, CA

Gabby Puyat, 20, and Michael Dunn, 25, met at a house party where they gave an impromptu performance together and had an instant connection. After performing in a band together for over a year, the two keep pushing forward, thanks to their connection of both growing up missing a parent. (Michael's mom passed away when he was just 17, Gabby grew up not knowing her dad until searching for him when she was 14). Now they are taking any gig they can, using their parents as inspiration to keep on fighting for their dreams. Twitter and Instagram: @OhMGband


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