The event takes place this Saturday, February 6, 2021 – 8/7c on BET to congratulate Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson on receiving this year’s “Faith In Action” Award.
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, and Philadelphia Eagles WR, Desean Jackson.
The event is hosted by national radio and TV personality Rickey Smiley. With 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. An inspirational message from award-winning actor Courtney B. Vance.
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., 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.
Photo credit: 1) Pharrell Williams. 2) Kirk and Tammy Franklin.