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BET CELEBRATION OF GOSPEL AIRS SUNDAY APRIL 1ST ON BET: Honors Whitney Houston and Mahalia Jackson

March 26, 2012 by  
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BET CELEBRATION OF GOSPEL  Honors Whitney Houston and Mahalia Jackson

AIRS SUNDAY APRIL 1ST 8:00 PM ON BET

Steve Harvey hosts the 12th Annual BET Celebration of  Gospel airing Sunday April 1st at 7:00 PM on BET.  In keeping with the tradition of honoring great gospel music there were performances by Ricky Dillard and Johnnie Gill (New Edition) who open the show with a high energy performance.

Kirk Franklin and Mali Music for power pack collaboration with the song “Give me” of Kirk Franklin’s current project “Hello Fear”.

Isaac Carree took to the stage for the first time as a solo artist in a electrifying performance of  his chart topping Billboard hit “In The Middle” with Fonzworth Bentley and had the crowd on there feet.

Pastor Marvin Sapp debuted his new single “Testimony” as a testament of the comfort he has received for God through his recent trials.

The Diva’s of Gospel (Shirley Caesar, Yolanda Adams, Jennifer Holliday)  along with Amber Riley of  “Glee” delivered a foot stomping, hand clapping tribute to the late Mahalia Jackson.

Recording artist Kelly Price delivers a moving tribute to her friend, her sister Whitney Houston as she sang the last song that Whitney Sang to her on February 9th 2012.

There will also be performances by James Fortune, Leandria Johnson, Ledis, Rance Allen and more. Don’t miss this uplift show Sunday April 1st at 7PM on BET.

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