The city of Tuscaloosa and West Alabama is full of talented and seasoned gospel singers who sing in their local churches, groups and even on social media. But do they have what is takes to be Tuscaloosa's Gospel Best? The Benjamin Barnes YMCA wants to find out!

The Benjamin Barnes YMCA presents Tuscaloosa's Gospel Best which will follow the format of the popular BET show Sunday's Best. Auditions are open for anyone who thinks they have what it takes to be Tuscaloosa's Gospel Best! It is open to all ages. You can audition Sunday January 31, 2021 at 3pm at the Benjamin Barnes YMCA located at 2939 18th Street in Tuscaloosa right behind Westlawn Middle School.

After auditions, the first round of voting will take place and each vote is $1 for your favorite to advance in the competition. The money raised will benefit the programs and expenses of the Benjamin Barnes YMCA.

 

The finale event will be held February 28, 2021 at 3pm at the Cornerstone Full Gospel Baptist Church 610 Brooksdale Drive in Tuscaloosa. The event will feature gospel celebrity stars Bishop L. Spencer Smith, Pastor Mike Jr., Lisa Knowles Smith, and Ted Winn. The host will be local comedian Jermaine "Funnymaine" Johnson. The top 20 will perform at the finale and the winner will be chosen. You can phone in your vote for each contestant.

For more information on how you can participate and vote call the YMCA at 205-759-4284.

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