Averaging more than 270 votes a day, Brandon Gilliam has broken the 2,000 mark in votes in the Spirit Song Talent Competition. His biggest competitor is the Christian rock band Mosteller, which has kept a steady climb with more than 1,400 votes, as of Thursday, May 10th at about 1 p.m. Completing the top five in the standings after eight days of voting are Building Nations, Lakeshore and Matter of Fact. Voting ends on May 15th at Noon and the top five will be finalists. The winner will be chosen by a panel of industry professionals.

In the Kingfest Talent Competition, Sincerely Jude has surged to No. 1 in votes at 772 votes, while Hallel H.P. is at a close second with 766 and AMP stands 3rd in votes with 732. Rounding out the top five are FM Williams and Rooted Deep.

Voting in the Kingsfest competition continues through Tuesday, May 15th at Noon, as well. The top five will be finalists and the winner will be selected by a panel of industry professionals.

The winners will play on stage opening night before some of the top names in Christian music today. Kingsfest features Casting Crowns Skillet, tobyMac, NEEDTOBREATHE, Lecrae and more! Spirit Song features Switchfoot, Third Day, tobyMac, Family Force 5, RED, Jeremy Camp and more!

Get your tickets for these great festivals today, and while you are at it, cast your vote for your favorite indie artist or band! Go to or for all the details!


 Spirit Song Talent Competition Standings, as of Thursday, May 10 at about 1 p.m.

 Band Votes
1.Brandon Gilliam2,186 
3.Building Nations933 
5.Matter of Fact664 
7.Brigitte Donoho192 
8.4th Normal Form Band164 
9.Lexi Elisha161 
10.Abbey Gregory100


 Kingsfest Talent Competition Standings, as of Thursday, May 10 at about 1 p.m.

1.Sincerely Jude772 
2.Hallel H.P.766 
4.FM Williams Band599 
5.Rooted Deep342 
7.Strike The Rock229 
8.Admit One175 
9.The Sounds of Joy146 
10.Daylight Burning122