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Commissioned, Anthony Brown, Melvin Crispell III, Melanie Few & More at Super Bowl Gospel Celebration Press Conference

MIAMI, FLORIDA - JANUARY 29: Commissioned and Founder of SBGC Melanie Few attends the 21st Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration Press Conference at James L Knight Center on January 29, 2020 in Miami, Florida. ( Photo by Johnny Louis / jlnphotography.com )

City of Miami Gardens welcomes 21st Super Bowl Gospel Celebration with press conference

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.

Sarah Hearn
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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of PositivelyGospel.com. Sarah founded the site to serve as a positive platform for gospel music news, to share all of the good things happening within the Gospel and Christian music industry. In 2017, the site was named one of the Top 50 Gospel and Christian Music websites. Sarah is widely known for her on-the-scene reporting which includes the GMA Dove Awards, the Stellar Awards, Grammys on the Hill, Gospel Music Heritage Month Celebration Concert, McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour, St. Jude Celebration of Hope, the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference and many more. For more than 5 years, Sarah served as the DC Gospel Music Examiner at Examiner.com  where the site garnered more than 150,000 readers in the US and around the world. Sarah was named one of the Top Ten Heroes in Gospel Music in the Washington, DC area in 2012 for her extensive coverage, support and commitment to artists within the D.C. metro region.  In 2016 she was named Person of the Month by IndiMogul Magazine. The site was recently named among Feedspot's Top Gospel and Christian Music Websites.  Sarah is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Gospel Music Association.

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