SHALAMAR Goes Searching for Jody Watley Replacement

Delisa Davis in 1984 Shalamar National Talent Search Winner

Actress Dawnn Lewis of famed U.S. American Television Show "A Different World" was a  finalist

Only the departure of original member and subsequent Pop/R&B Icon and Grammy winner generated a nationwide talent search other candidates included Jody Watley wanna-be Karyn White was also a contender and rumored participants also included Vanity, Maxi of Rick James Mary Jane Girls and other hopefuls. Karyn White went on to her own successful R&B career marrying Terry Lewis of  famed production team Jam and Lewis.