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 hosted a press conference at the James L. Knight Center on Wednesday afternoon with special guests Melanie Few (Founder, Super Bowl Gospel Celebration); Pamela Taylor (Head of Branding & Strategy, Super Bowl Gospel Celebration), Mayor Oliver Gilbert (City of Miami Gardens, Arthur McAfee (Senior Vice President of Player Engagement, NFL), Rashad Thomas (Vice President of Business Connect and Community Outreach, Miami Host Committee), Sheri Barros (American Cancer Society) and Freddie Figgers (Figgers Wireless). 2020 show performers Commissioned, Anthony Brown & Group Therapy, Melvin Crispell III and the NFL Players Choir were in attendance to give welcome remarks.
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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 their mission, while giving viewers a chance to donate. During the show viewers will be encouraged to donate by texting HOPE to 20222, or by clicking here to donate online anytime.
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.