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    Gladys Knight to Headline 2015 Super Bowl Gospel Celebration

    Derek Blanks

    On Friday, January 30th, the 16th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration will help kick off Super Bowl XLIX in Phoenix, AZ.  The concert event and Super Bowl weekend favorite, has just announced living legend Gladys Knight as its headlining performer and co-hosts – actress Holly Robinson Peete and retired NFL star, Rodney Peete.

    Joining Ms. Knight and the Peetes for the Super Bowl Gospel Celebration is an all-star lineup of entertainers that includes Tichina Arnold, Natalie Grant, Anthony Hamilton, Fred Hammond, Dave Hollister, Israel Houghton, David Mann, Tamela Mann, Mali Music, Donnie McClurkin, DeWayne Woods and athletes Antonio Brown – Pittsburgh Steelers, DeSean Jackson– Washington Redskins, Ray Lewis, Larry Fitzgerald – Arizona Cardinals, Rashad Jennings – New York Giants, Deion Sanders, Devon Still – Cincinnati Bengals), as well as the acclaimed NFL Players Choir featuring current and retired players.


    This year’s Super Bowl Gospel Celebration is being made possible with gracious support from American Family Insurance. The evening will feature special tributes to gospel music legend Andrae Crouch and beloved sportscaster Stuart Scott. In addition, Hamilton and Hollister will join Woods for a never-before-seen performance of the new song, “Friend of Mine.”

    The 16th annual concert event has become a Super Bowl weekend favorite and has taken place in the host city of the Super Bowl football championship game since its launching in 1999.

    Of the 2015 festivities, Super Bowl Gospel Celebration creator and executive producer Melanie Few-Harrison says:

    We’re so excited to be bringing the Gospel Celebration to the Super Bowl for a 16th year. And it’s an honor to be able to showcase an American treasure like Gladys Knight and all of the amazing talent that will be featured on this year’s show. We’re grateful to be a staple of Super Bowl weekend!

    The 16th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration will air on Super Bowl Sunday (February 1st) at 10AM ET on BET and again at 2PM ET on Centric. Tickets to the event are still available via Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com).

    For more information and the latest updates regarding SBGC, go to www.superbowlgospel.com and join the online conversation with #SuperBowlGospel

    Also visit — Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SuperBowlGospel // Twitter:  @SuperBowlGospel

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