Kirk Franklin and More Stars to Perform on CBS’ Super Bowl Soulful Celebration

Franklin is shown at performing on The Reunion Tour at Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville Florida USA October 8, 2023. (Credit: Shutterstock)

The 25th Super Bowl Soulful Celebration will feature performances by chart-topping gospel and R&B artists.

During the hour-long broadcast, Kirk Franklin, Mary Mary, Robin Thicke, and Earth, Wind & Fire will all take the stage. The Players Choir, an all-players ensemble, is also set to perform.

Previously known as the “Super Bowl Gospel Celebration,” the program is sanctioned by the NFL as an official Super Bowl weekend event.

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The Neighborhood stars Cedric the Entertainer and Tichina Arnold are set  to host the event.

Several NFL players will be honored at the gathering for contributions on and off the field.

Rayne “Dak” Prescott of the Dallas Cowboys will receive the Faith in Action Award for philanthropy and community service through his Faith, Fight, Finish Foundation.

Damar Hamlin of the Buffalo Bills will be presented with the New Beginnings Award, recognizing his resilience in overcoming obstacles to achieve success.

Markquese Bell of the Dallas Cowboys will be honored as the HBCU Player of the Year.

Nate Burleson, a CBS Mornings co-host and analyst on The NFL Today, will receive the “Lifetime of Inspiration” award.

Super Bowl Soulful Celebration airs Saturday, Feb. 10 from 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT on CBS and streams on Paramount+ (live for Paramount+ with Showtime subscribers, or on demand on Pluto TV and CBS.com the day after the special airs).