Gladys Knight Headlining Super Bowl Gospel Celebration
Helping kick off weekend activities for Super Bowl XLIX, which is Sunday in Glendale, Ariz., the Super Bowl Gospel Celebration is being co-hosted by actress Holly Robinson Peete and retired NFL player and television personality and commentator Rodney Peete.
Also taking part are entertainers Tichina Arnold, Natalie Grant, Anthony Hamilton, Fred Hammond, Dave Hollister, Israel Houghton, David Mann, Tamela Mann, Mali Music, Donnie McClurkin and DeWayne Woods and athletes Antonio Brown (of Central Michigan University and the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers), DeSean Jackson (Washington Redskins), Ray Lewis, Larry Fitzgerald (Arizona Cardinals), Rashad Jennings (New York Giants), Deion Sanders, Devon Still (Cincinnati Bengals) and the NFL Players Choir (featuring current and retired players).
The evening will feature special tributes to late gospel music legend Andrae Crouch and beloved ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott. In addition, Hamilton and Hollister will join Woods for a performance of the new song “Friend of Mine.”
The show will air at 10 a.m. EST Sunday on BET and 2 p.m. EST Sunday on Centric.