Turn to your neighbor and tell them BET’s Celebration of Gospel is BACK!
The popular gospel music special returns with Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated powerhouse Taraji P. Henson – who hosted in 2014. Back by popular demand, “Celebration of Gospel” returns after a year break with the multi-talented Taraji at the helm while showcasing some of the most popular singers in worlds of gospel, R&B and Hip Hop coming together for one powerful night of television.
“I am thrilled to return to BET’s Celebration of Gospel. It is truly a celebration of the best in music with love and hope. A celebration of what brings us all together and reminds us of what is important,” said Taraji P. Henson.
Known for its creative mashups of both gospel and contemporary classic – the evening will feature legendary singers Chaka Khan, Gladys Knight and Pastor Shirley Caesar hitting the stage with powerhouses Yolanda Adams, Erica Campbell, Tamela Mann, Le’Andria Johnson, viral sensation Heavenly Joy Jerkins, Jessica Reedy and Tasha Cobbs.
The 2016 show tapes Saturday, January 9 at the Orpheum Theater and honor the late gospel pioneer Pastor Andrae Crouch with an all-star tribute led by Dr. Bobby Jones.
Get ready for a memorable duet from Chrisette Michele and Tank, along with electrifying performances from Kirk Franklin, Donnie McClurkin, Bebe Winans, Tye Tribbett, Donald Lawrence, Kurt Carr, Travis Green, Jonathan McReynolds and Geoffrey Golden. Anthony Brown & Group Therapy, and Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago will put the crowd on their feet – this is sure to be a great way to start the year!
Tickets are complimentary, and open to the public on a first come first served basis – simply put, dont wait, get that request in TODAY by emailing COGrsvp@bet.net
“Celebration of Gospel” premieres Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 8 P.M. EST.