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AND THE WINNER IS…CRYSTAL AIKIN IS CROWNED BET’S “SUNDAY BEST”

Network Brings in More Than 1.5 Million Votes in First- Gospel Finale

The viewers have spoken! Crystal Aikin has been named ’s ! The 33--old Tacoma, Washington native out Shari Addison, 46, in the gospel reality competition during last night’s LIVE season finale. Over a 10-week season, Aikin’s bubbly personality and big voice captured the hearts of viewers””bringing in the larger percentage of the more than 1.5 million total votes. Along with the title, Aikin brings home a national recording contract with , a 2008 and a $300,000 Tide “Loads of Hope” prize package for her community. The -hour finale included special performances by platinum-selling gospel songstress Yoland a Adams and ’ host, .