Nearly 5,000 votes have been cast so far in the JoyFest – Carowinds Talent Competition. As of 11 am today, several artists had more than 400 votes each - including Big Redd, Angie Cleveland, Souls A' Fire, and Paul Scott & One Way. LaShawna Moore had garnered nearly 350 and about seven others artists were hovering in the 200s.

Today is the last day for the general public to vote. Cast your vote today (through midnight) at  Each person may vote once a day (one time in a 24-hour period) and each person must use a unique computer to cast a vote. 

Then the top five finalists will be judged by a panel of music industry professionals. The winner will be announced on or around April 25th.

Vote for your favorite and then grab your tickets to one of the best Gospel music festivals of summer! See your favorite artists live in concert at JoyFest!