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AND THE WINNER IS ¦CRYSTAL AIKIN IS CROWNED BET â„¢S Å“SUNDAY BEST 

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

The viewers have spoken! Crystal Aikin has been named BETâ„¢s ! The 33--old Tacoma, Washington native beat out , 46, in the gospel reality competition during last nightâ„¢s season finale. Over a 10-week season, Aikinâ„¢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 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 seriesâ„¢ , .