Beau Williams (born January 6, 1950) is a gospel singer from Texas. Through Light Records he released an album Wonderful, whose title track became a number one gospel hit. Williams grew up in Houston, Texas, the son of a Baptist preacher and choir director. Williams began as a regular on a live television show and had a regional hit record in his hometown of Houston, Texas while still a teenager. He appeared on Star Search in 1984 (where he defeated the thirteen-week long champion Sam Harris).