Committed (vocal group)
|Origin||Oakwood University at Huntsville, Alabama|
|Genres||A cappella, gospel, urban gospel, R&B|
|Instruments||Voice (vocal bass, vocal percussion|
|Years active||2003- present|
|Members||Therry Thomas, Dennis Baptiste, Tommy Gervais, Geston Pierre, Robert Pressley and Maurice Staple|
Committed is an a cappella group of six male vocalists from Huntsville, Alabama, all students at Oakwood University, a historically black Seventh-day Adventist school in Huntsville. The group—Therry Thomas, Dennis Baptiste, Tommy Gervais, Geston Pierre, Robert Pressley and Maurice Staple—began singing together in 2003, inspired by another a cappella group that originated at Oakwood, Take 6.
The group won the second season of the musical competition The Sing-Off. They won the title on the finale broadcast on December 20, 2010 broadcast on NBC, singing a vocal a cappella arrangement of "We Are the Champions" from Queen.
The singing group released their self-titled album Committed on Epic Records.
Performances on The Sing Off
- Episode 1: "This Love"
- Episode 2: "Apologize"
- Episode 3: "Every Breath You Take"
- Episode 3: "I Want It That Way"
- Episode 4: "Let's Stay Together"
- Episode 4: "Usher medley"
- Finale: "Motownphilly"
- Finale: "Hold My Hand"
- Finale: "We Are The Champions"
- Home for Christmas
- Bioll;board: NBC 'Sing-Off' Winners Committed Deliver Uplifting Debut
- "Adventist a cappella group competes on NBC's The Sing-Off". A Sabbath Blog. December 6, 2010.