HOSTED BY COMEDIAN RICKEY SMILEY, THE ONE-HOUR SPECIAL WILL HONOR
DENVER BRONCO’S LINEBACKER VON MILLER WITH THE “FAITH IN ACTION” AWARD
PERFORMANCES WILL INCLUDE KIRK FRANKLIN, THE WINANS, TASHA COBBS
LEONARD, TAMIA, LECRAE, HEZEKIAH WALKER, KORYN HAWTHORNE, AND THE NFL
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 23, 2019--
Returning to BET Networks for the sixth consecutive year on February
2, 2019, The 20th Annual Super Bowl
Gospel Celebration will be hosted by National radio and TV
personality Rickey Smiley. The annual NFL-Sanctioned event will
take place during Super Bowl LIII week, filming in front of a live
audience on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Atlanta Symphony Hall.
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The one-hour special will feature performances by Kirk Franklin,
Tasha Cobbs Leonard, The Winans, Lecrae, Hezekiah Walker, Tamia, Koryn
Hawthorne, and the Super Bowl GospelNFL Players Choir.
Additionally, the celebration will honor Denver Bronco’s linebacker Von
Miller with the annual “Faith in Action” award for his work with his
charity Von’s Vision.
The Super Bowl Gospel Celebration special will premiere exclusively on
BET Networks on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 8:00PM ET/PT.
Originating at Super Bowl XXXIII in 1999, the annual event joins
together key NFL Players, top Gospel/Contemporary Christian and
mainstream GRAMMY® Award-winning artists and special guests all on one
stage to bring audiences an evening of uplifting music and inspirational
By far, the largest multicultural event to take place during Super Bowl
weekend in its 20-year run as an NFL-sanctioned event, SBGC has featured
artists including Patti LaBelle, Yolanda Adams, Gladys Knight, Natalie
Grant, Mary Mary, Fantasia, Donnie McClurkin, Anthony Hamilton, among
For information and tickets, visit superbowlgospel.com.
ABOUT THE SUPER BOWL GOSPEL CELEBRATION:
The Super Bowl Gospel Celebration was launched in Miami in 1999 during
Super Bowl XXXIII weekend. The event became the first, and remains the
only Gospel concert sanctioned by the National Football League (NFL).
The show has drawn crowds in the thousands and has demonstrated growth
year-after-year, selling out venues in major Super Bowl host cities
including Dallas, Tampa, Detroit, Jacksonville, Houston and Phoenix.
ABOUT BET NETWORKS:
BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B), is the
nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and
public affairs television programming for the African-American audience.
The primary BET channel reaches more than 90 million households and can
be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom
and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer
brand with a diverse group of business extensions: BET.com, a leading
Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news;
BET HER, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the African-American
Woman; BET Music Networks - BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home
Entertainment; BET Live, BET’s growing festival business; BET Mobile,
which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices;
and BET International, which operates BET around the globe.
ABOUT ATLANTA SYMPHONY HALL:
Atlanta Symphony Hall has served as the home venue of the Grammy®
Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) since its construction in
1968. Located in the Woodruff Arts Center’s Memorial Arts Building,
Atlanta Symphony Hall hosts more than 130 acts and performances each
year, including ASO’s Delta Classical Series, Family Concert Series,
Coca-Cola Holiday Concerts and educational concerts, as well as renowned
musicians and entertainers from Delta Atlanta Symphony Hall LIVE. With a
capacity of 1,800, more than 225,000 audience members visit the Hall
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