For Immediate Release
MEDIA ALERT: AN ALL-STAR NFL LINEUP JOINS THE 22ND ANNUAL SUPER BOWL GOSPEL CELEBRATION AIRING SATURDAY, FEB. 6 AT 8/7c ON BET
WHAT: Dallas Cowboy QB Dak Prescott and Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom Brady have joined the All-Star lineup of NFL players set to appear on the 22nd Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration this Saturday on BET to congratulate Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson on receiving this year’s “Faith In Action” Award. Watson will be honored for his philanthropic work to support under-served youth and families. Celebrated NFL running back Warrick Dunn will present the award to Watson during the broadcast.
Additional players set to inspire the audience with testimonials around the show theme
“Nothing Can Stop Us” include:
- Baltimore Ravens QB – Lamar Jackson
- Cleveland Browns WR – Odell Beckham
- Carolina Panthers QB – Teddy Bridgewater
- Indianapolis Colts QB – Jacoby Brissett
- Philadelphia Eagles WR – Desean Jackson
WHEN: Saturday, February 6, 2021 – 8/7c on BET
WHO: Hosted by national radio and TV personality Rickey Smiley.
Performances by the NFL Players Choir, John P. Kee, Kierra Sheard, Voices of Fire presented by Pharrell Williams,Erica Campbell, PJ Morton, Koryn Hawthorne and Zacardi Cortez.
Special opening prayer by Pastor Mike Todd. Inspirational message from award-winning actor Courtney B. Vance.
ABOUT THE SUPER BOWL GOSPEL CELEBRATION
The Super Bowl Gospel Celebration is the highest-rated inspirational or gospel show on all broadcast or cable TV with over 3 million viewers each year. It was launched in Miami in 1999 during Super Bowl XXXIII weekend. The event became the first, and remains the only Gospel concert sanctioned by the National Football League (NFL). The show has drawn crowds in the thousands and has demonstrated growth year-after-year, selling out venues in major Super Bowl host cities including Dallas, Tampa, Detroit, Jacksonville, Houston and Phoenix.
BET, a subsidiary of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIACA, VIAC), is the nation’s leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel is in 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, sub-Saharan Africa and France. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions including BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; BET HER, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the African-American Woman; BET Music Networks – BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live, BET’s growing festival business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET around the globe.