Karen sings at a tribute to Mariah Carey in Los Angeles. Meanwhile, Kierra faces a dilemma when she must choose between using her brother's song or a tune by a big-name songwriter; and tensions mount between the siblings.
Kierra and J. Drew visit New York City for a string of meetings in their push to enter the mainstream. Elsewhere, Kierra puts the focus on shooting a music video and must make a big decision on which song to use.