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With nearly 1,000 votes in the JoyFest - Doswell Talent Competition, Hallel H.P. walks away as the winning artist by popular vote.

Hallel H.P. is a Holy Hip Hop artist out of Birmingham, AL, He and his producer, Coel, who also plays percussion and electric violin, will take the stage on Saturday, July 14th as the opening band for JoyFest-Doswell.

Thank you to the 50 artists/bands who entered the competition. The competition was stiff and the stakes were high! The winner will share the same stage as some great names in Gospel music - Fred Hammond, Marvin Sapp, Martha Munizzi, Lecrae, VaShawn Mitchell, William McDowell and more! The winner will also receive a $500 cash reward, and have the opportunity to sell their music/merchandise at JoyFest.

Here are the final standings for the top 10 artists/bands in the voting.

 BandVotes 
1.Hallel H.P.989 
2.The Few Chosen & Stereo422 
3.RamPsalm385 
4.CD Porter365 
5.Nyasia248 
6.M'Renee224 
7.Angie Cleveland209 
8.Tia Rachelle205 
9.The Sounds of Joy182 
10.Fairview FG Praise Team131 

 Thanks again to everyone who competed!