Bringing faith, football and gospel music together, theÂ 15th Annual NFL Sanctioned Super Bowl Gospel Celebration will be in New York City, kicking-off Super Bowl XLVIII weekend onÂ Friday, January 31, 2014Â at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Sponsored by American Family Insurance, this yearâ€™s concert will align GRAMMYÂ® Award-winning artists, church and faith leaders and special guests â€“ all on one stage to give audiences a show to remember.
Announced as the headliner of this milestone concert, taking the stage will be legendary entertainer and GRAMMYÂ® Award-winnerÂ Patti Labelle. Also joining the list of top performers at this yearâ€™s show include gospel sensationÂ Mary Mary, Christian contemporary singerÂ Natalie Grant and actress & singer Tamela Mann. Previously announced performers include GRAMMYÂ® Award-winning Gospel artist and Pastor of Perfecting Faith Church in New York,Â Donnie McClurkin, and theÂ NFL Playerâ€™s Choir, which is exclusively composed of current and former players.
â€śThis year we celebrate the 15th Anniversary of bringing even more power and celebration to one of the biggest events of the year â€” the Super Bowl,â€ť saysÂ Melanie Few-Harrison, Creator and Executive Producer of Super Bowl Gospel Celebration. “Each year we aim to make the concert bigger than the last with artists and special guests from all backgrounds and this year will be no different! Super Bowl XLVIII in New York will be our biggest yet!”
Since its inception in 1999, the Super Bowl Gospel Celebration has donated a portion of its proceeds and more than 5,500 tickets to local and national charities. This yearâ€™s benefactor isÂ St. Jude Childrenâ€™s Research Hospital.
Tickets to the concert are currently available for purchase onÂ www.ticketmaster.com. The show will air in national syndication over broadcast television stations in February 2014.