Super Bowl Gospel Celebration: How one black woman built a 20-year tradition

February 02, 2019

ATLANTA — For two decades, the Super Bowl Gospel Celebration has featured worship, live performances and personal testimonies from gospel artists, mainstream acts and even NFL players — the first and only NFL-sanctioned gospel music extravaganza.

Its founder and proprietor, Melanie Few-Harrison, likes to think of producing the concert every year as “a faith walk.”

“We going to do it big this time, Y'all. This is the 20th anniversary,” the Atlanta native said in an interview with NBCBLK.

“I’m truly hoping that night will be a testimony to what unshakeable faith is. Bring your tambourines that night. I just want to go old school praise. We're taking it back to how it used to be — take it back to the church and just celebrate.”