20TH ANNUAL SUPER BOWL GOSPEL CELEBRATION TO AIR ON BET NETWORKS ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2019 AT 8:00PM ET/PT

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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 PLAYERS CHOIR

NEW YORK – January 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.

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 Gospel NFL Players Choir. Additonally, 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 messages.

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 many others.

For information and tickets, visit superbowlgospel.com.