BET Announces Return of Celebration of Gospel With Host Taraji P Henson

Written by: Gregory Gay

The ever popular BET Celebration of Gospel will open the new year making its return to the Orpheum Theater on January 9th hosted by Taraji P. Henson.  The AcadeCOG_LogoBlackmy Award and Golden Globe nominated actress shared these sentiments, “I am thrilled to return to BET’s Celebration of Gospel. It is truly a celebration of the best in music with love and hope. A celebration of what brings us all together and reminds us of what is important.”

Celebration of Gospel will bring together the melodic sounds of Yolanda Adams, Erica Campbell, Tamela Mann, Le’Andria Johnson, Heavenly Joy Jerkins, Jessica Reedy and Tasha Cobbs along with special guest appearances from Chaka Khan, Gladys Knight and Pastor Shirley Caesar in addition to performances from Kirk Franklin, Donnie McClurkin, Bebe Winans, Tye Tribbett, Donald Lawrence, Kurt Carr, Travis Green, Jonathan McReynolds and Geoffrey Golden.  Dr. Bobby Jones will lead a special tribute to Pastor Andrae Crouch.

The BET Celebration of Gospel is scheduled to air on Sunday, January 31st.

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