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Operation Rising Star
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Meet your top 12 operation rising star competitors





Mr. Calvin Snead
Hometown: Tifton, Georgia
Occupation: Army Spouse

Calvin Snead

“I'm appreciative that there are Operation Rising Star competitions for the military and Family to participate in.” 



Q: What genre of music is your favorite?

A: Gospel Music

Q: When did you realize you had a talent for singing?

A: Around the age of 10

Q: Who has influenced your style the most?

A: Smokie Norful and Usher

Q: What is your all-time favorite song?

A: Just a Prayer Away by Yolanda Adams

Q: What is your greatest success in music to date?

A: Background Touring with Gospel recording artist, James Fortune 2011 and being opening act for Europe and Korea

Q: What importance has music played in your life?

A: Music has allowed me to travel the world and meet, network and have experience that only music can generate






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