The BET Award for Best Gospel Artist is given to an urban contemporary gospel artist.

Urban/contemporary gospel is a modern form of Christian music that expresses either personal or a communal belief regarding Christian life, as well as to give a Christian alternative to mainstream secular music. Musically, it follows the trends in secular urban contemporary music. Urban/contemporary gospel is a recent subgenre of gospel music. Christian hip hop is a subtype of urban/contemporary gospel music.

BET Best Gospel Award Winners Past And Present was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. BET Gospel Winner Donnie McClurkin

BET Gospel Winner Donnie McClurkin

Donnie won 2001 and 2005

2. BET Gospel Winner Yolanda Adams

BET Gospel Winner Yolanda Adams

Yolanda won 2002, 2003 and 2004 and 2012

3. BET Gospel Winner Kirk Frankin

BET Gospel Winner Kirk Frankin

Kirk Franklin won in 2006 and 2007

4. BET Gospel Winner Kirk Frankin

BET Gospel Winner Kirk Frankin

Kirk Franklin won in 2006 and 2007

5. BET Gospel Winner Marvin Sapp

BET Gospel Winner Marvin Sapp

Marvin Sapp won in 2008 and 2010

6. BET Gospel Winner Marvin Sapp

BET Gospel Winner Marvin Sapp

Marvin Sapp won in 2008 and 2010

7. BET Gospel Winner Mary Mary

BET Gospel Winner Mary Mary

Erica and Tina won 2009, 2011 and 2013

8. BET Gospel Winner Mary Mary

BET Gospel Winner Mary Mary

Erica and Tina won 2009, 2011 and 2013

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