Yolanda Adams Added to 21st Super Bowl Gospel Celebration Airing on BET This Saturday

HOSTED BY COMEDIAN RICKEY SMILEY
SET TO PREMIERE ON BET NETWORKS ON
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2020 AT 8 PM ET/PT
NFL’S QUINCY WILLIAMS & QUINNEN WILLIAMS
SET TO BE HONORED WITH 2020 FAITH IN ACTION AWARD
ADDITIONAL PERFORMERS INCLUDE DONNIE MCCLURKIN, COMMISSIONED, TRAVIS GREENE, LE’ANDRIA JOHNSON,
MELVIN CRISPELL III, ANTHONY BROWN & GROUP THERAPY
& THE NFL PLAYERS CHOIR
SBGC 2020 Promo
Returning to BET Networks for the seventh consecutive year on Saturday, February 1, 2020, the 21st 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 LIV week, filming in front of a live audience on Thursday, January 30, 2020, at the James L. Knight Center (400 SE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33131).
The one-hour special will feature performances by the NFL Players Choir, an exclusive reunion of the legendary group CommissionedDonnie McClurkinYolanda AdamsAnthony Brown & Group TherapyTravis Greene and BET Sunday Best Winners Le’Andria Johnson (Season 3) and Melvin Crispell III (Season 9).
This year’s Super Bowl Gospel Honorees are NFL Players/brothers and American Cancer Society ambassadors Quinnen Williams (New York Jets) and Quincy Williams (Jacksonville Jaguars). The Williams brothers lost their mother to breast cancer in 2010 – turning tragedy into triumph the brothers now donate their time and resources to ensure that African Americans receive proper testing for cancer in urban communities.
In collaboration with the Super Bowl Gospel Celebration and BET Networks, the American Cancer Society will be featured in an impact moment during the broadcast to share the critical importance of our mission, while giving viewers a chance to donate. Viewers will be encouraged to donate during the show on BET by texting HOPE to 20222 to donate $10 to the American Cancer Society, or by clicking here to donate online anytime.
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 messages.
By far, the largest multicultural event to take place during Super Bowl weekend in its 21-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 many others.
The Super Bowl Gospel Celebration special will premiere exclusively on BET Networks on Saturday, February 1, 2020, at 8:00 PM ET/PT.
For information and tickets, visit superbowlgospel.com.
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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: VIACA, VIAC), 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 is in 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, sub-Saharan Africa and France. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions including 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 Networks around the globe.
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