ATLANTA (November 13, 2010) — Publix and Praise 102.5 (WPZE) encouraged Atlanta choirs to lift every voice and sing in praise and competitive spirit in an online gospel choir competition. The showcase featured some of the best choirs in Atlanta. Praise 102.5’s listening audience voted to determine the winners of the showcase. The grand prize-winning choir, from The Anointed Voices of Tabernacle Baptist Church, received $5000 in Publix gift cards and performed live in front of 30,000+ attendees at STAND 2010, the largest evangelistic event in the southeast, hosted by renowned religious radio personality, Corey “Coco Brother” Condrey. The Anointed Voices shared the stage with well-known gospel artists such as Israel Houghton, Jason Upton, and Byron Cage. Second place winner, The Singing Betts, and third place winner, The David Williams Singers each received $2,500 in Publix gift cards.

Publix surprised Stand 2010 attendees by distributing 5,000 $5 gift cards and 20,000 free insulated totes.