Morning Glory Entertainment sponsored the 2012 Joyfest Talent Search in the Centenntial Theater at the Chattanooga Choo-Choo. The event was a fundraising effort for the American Heart Association.
Several contestants participated in the talent search. Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam competed as solo artists as well as the duo category. Mr. Ricketts was selected as the male vocalist and Ms. Elam was selected as the first runner-up female vocalist. They were then selected as the first place duo.