NEW ORLEANS (January 11, 2013)--Grammy-winning R&B singer Fantasia will headline a gospel concert during Super Bowl weekend in New Orleans.
Sherri Shepherd, host of ABC's "The View," and Grammy-winning gospel musician Kirk Franklin, are organizing the gospel celebration with performances by Fantasia, Donnie McClurkin, Marvin Winans and New Orleans' Bishop Paul S. Morton.
The NFL-sanctioned event is in its 14th year and will be held on Feb. 1 at the UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans.
The show also will include a performance by this year's NFL "Players' Choice" hip-hop Christian artist Lecrae, as well as the NFL Players Choir made up of about 40 current and former players.
The show will be taped before a live audience and syndicated for broadcast.