The Celebration of Gospel will air on BET Sunday, April 7, 2013.
GRAMMY® winners Israel Houghton & New Breed, Dorinda Clark Cole, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Karen Clark Sheard, and Yolanda Adams are just a few of the many award-winning performers that appeared at the celebration.
R&B superstar Tyrese surprised everyone when he showed up, so expect a few surprises when the show airs.
Other chart-topping artists that appeared was R&B vocalist Tamar Braxton, gospel super stars Kierra “Kiki” Sheard, Isaac Carree, Canton Jones, Da T.R.U.T.H., Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Choir, “SUNDAY BEST” finalist Jessica Reedy and “SUNDAY BEST” winners Joshua Rogers and Le’Andria Johnson.
In addition, multi-award-winning artists Dr. Bobby Jones, Kurt Carr, Donnie McClurkin and Rance Allen lead the way in a high-energy, all-star tribute to the undisputed “King of Gospel Music,” Reverend James Cleveland.
Photos courtesy of Naomi Logan Richard