Posts Tagged ‘NFL’

Kirk Franklin Will Co-Host & Perform At The Super Bowl Gospel Celebration 2/1/13!!

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Kirk Franklin will co-host the 2013 Super Bowl Gospel Celebration as well as performing. Other performers include: Lecrae, The NFL Players Choir (directed by Myron Butler), Bishop Paul Morton, and more may follow. The celebration will take place on Friday Feb,1st, 2013 at The University Of New Orleans Lakefront Arena. Tickets are available and more artists and another co-host will be announced. Stay Tuned!

Sold Out Crowd for 2011 Super Bowl Gospel Concert

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

The 2011 Superbowl Gospel Concert hosted by CeCe Winans proved to be a huge success despite Dallas, TX having the worst snow storm in 15 years. The show celebrated its 12th year with a night of inspirational messages and high praise. On hand for the celebration were Pastor Donnie McClurkin, Mary Mary, Israel and New Breed, and Marvin Sapp. The concert also featured a performance from the 2010 Verizon How Sweet The Sound Winners, Voices of Destiny.   Each year the NFL Players get the opportunity to pick their, “Player’s Choice”, an artist who they would like to have perform on the show, and this year Stellar Award Winning James Fortune and Fiya were selected.

The NFL Choir returned this year under the direction of Myron Butler rendering background vocals to Cece on  “I’ll Take You There”, and on “I’m Walking” with Pastor Donnie McClurkin. Members of the choir included players from the Dallas Cowboys,  Chicago Bears, Raiders, and Steerlers.

Superbowl Gospel was sponsored by Verizon Wireless is the only NFL Sanctioned Gospel event and has served as a fundraiser to charities across the United States. The 2012 celebration is scheduled to be held in Indianapolis, Indiana during Super bowl weekend.

NFL Players Choir Pays Tribute to America at XLV Countdown

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

The NFL PLAYERS Choir will pay a patriotic tribute to America at XLV Countdown Live From Cowboys Stadium, Friday, September 10 at 7:30 p.m. CST in Arlington, Texas. This event promises to be an exciting night of music, and will feature country music star Tim McGraw and a rare performance by classical pianist and North Texas native Van Cliburn.