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25th Anniversary Superbowl Soulful Celebration



For a quarter-century, THE SUPER BOWL SOULFUL CELEBRATION 25th ANNIVERSARY has captured the hearts of millions through the shared love of music, faith, and the exhilaration of football. Bridging cultures and igniting inspiration, the Super Bowl LVIII-sanctioned special converges NFL players with award-winning artists and acclaimed musicians from diverse genres onto a single stage. The result is an unforgettable evening transcending boundaries and becoming an iconic platform that remains unrivaled as the sole multicultural and inspirational program sanctioned by the NFL during the electrifying Super Bowl week. 



The one-hour music special, in partnership with the NFL, tapes Wednesday, Feb. 7, at  Pearl Theater, Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, in advance of Super Bowl LVIII, airing Sunday, Feb. 11 on CBS.


Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer and Tichina Arnold, the special will feature an electrifying performance lineup led by Earth, Wind & Fire, Kirk Franklin, Mary Mary and Robin Thicke. Also, the telecast will feature a performance by The Players Choir. This all-player ensemble has become a staple of Super Bowl weekend festivities, captivating audiences with its powerful harmonies and unique blend of NFL talent for 16 seasons. Additional performers will be announced at a later date.


The show will also pay tribute to outstanding NFL players for their remarkable contributions on and off the field. The following players will be honored for their exceptional achievements:


  • Damar HamlinBuffalo Bills (S), will be presented with the New Beginnings Award, recognizing his dedication, resilience, and inspiring journey in overcoming obstacles to achieve success.


  • Markquese BellDallas Cowboys (LB), will be honored as the HBCU Player of the Year, celebrating his remarkable achievements and impact while representing Historically Black Colleges and Universities.


Look for more media coverage of the 25th Anniversary Superbowl Soulful Celebration by Life in the Overflow Magazine, The Mo' You Know and our other media partners.

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