Posted by | Ray Cornelius

The AJC is reporting that Grammy-winning R&B vocalist Fantasia has been tapped to headline the Super Bowl Gospel Celebration on February 1.

The event is hosted by The View’s  Sherri Shepherd and Grammy-winning gospel artist Kirk Franklin with scheduled performances by Donnie McClurkin, Marvin Winans and Bishop Paul S. Morton of New Orleans.

Kirk Franklin and Sherri Shepherd

NFL “Player’s Choice” hip hop Christian artist Lecrae and the NFL Players Choir will also provide musical entertainment.

This is the 14th year of the celebration that donates a portion of its proceeds and tickets to local and national charities.  Tickets begin at $40 and will benefit the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation and The Sharper Kids Foundation.

This year’s show is sponsored by American Family Insurance and is being tapped and syndicated for television broadcast.