Joshua Rogers was crowned winner of BET’s Sunday Best gospel music competition.
Rogers will receive a national recording contract with Music World Gospel, a cash prize and a 2013 Ford Escape.
There were also performances by Kurt Carr (“In the Sanctuary/”Peace and Favor”) Marvin Winans (“Draw Me Close/ Thy Will Be Done”) and Yolanda Adams (“Living Proof”). The audience got to hear the final two as Joshua Rogers sang “Rain of Us” and Alexis Spight sang a modernized version of “Power in the Blood.”
Just before the winner was announced Kim Burrell joined Joshua Rogers and Alexis Spight to sing “Wake Up Everybody.” Once the winner was crowned social media was abuzz with congratulations to Joshua well as kudos for an amazing job to Alexis.