LOS ANGELES, CA (BET) - WHAT: BET has gathered musical artists from both the inspirational and secular worlds for its uplifting, spirit-filled 6th Annual CELEBRATION OF GOSPEL special. The two-hour telecast features musical performances, guest appearances and special salutes to some of the greatest names in gospel history. CELEBRATION OF GOSPEL is set for taping on Saturday, January 28 @ 6 p.m. PT at LA's historic Wilshire
Ebell Theatre. Hosted again by veteran actor/comedian Steve Harvey, this event is open to the public.
WHO: Led by returning host Steve Harvey, the list of performers includes: Stevie Wonder, Mary Mary, Anthony Hamilton, CeCe Winans, Tyrese, Kirk Franklin, Kelly Price, Pastor Donnie McClurkin, Dr. Bobby Jones, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Tonex, Hezekiah Walker, Juanita Bynam, Martha Munizzi, Micah Stampley, Bishop Paul Morton, and many more.
WHERE: Wilshire Ebell Theatre
4401 West 8th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90005
TICKETS: CELEBRATION OF GOSPEL tickets are immediately available at $20 each for general admission (plus theatre and Ticketmaster service charges) through Ticketmaster outlets and on the Internet at https://www.ticketmaster.com.
EVENT INFO: https://www.bet.com/cog
WHEN: Taping - Saturday, January 28, 2006 @ 6 p.m. PT
Premiere Telecast - Thursday, February 23, 2006 @ 9 p.m. ET/PT
MEDIA COVERAGE: Credentials for working media who wish to cover the CELEBRATION OF GOSPEL taping may be requested from BET Corporate Communications by faxing a written request on the publication's letterhead to 818/655-8426. The credentials request deadline is January 24, 2006.