Celebration of Gospel – Keeping the FaithColumnists, Kim's Kronicles — By Kim Webster on February 8, 2011 at 8:23 am
By Kim Webster
Steve Harvey hosted a stellar lineup of R&B and Gospel legends performing on The 2011 BET Celebration of Gospel. The show was taped at the historical Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. Performers included Chaka Khan, El DeBarge, Howard Hewitt, Chante Moore, Mary Mary, Byron Cage, Smokie Norful, Bebe Winans, Beverly Crawford, Israel Houghton, The Rance Allen Group, Kim Burrell, Kirk Franklin, Dr. Bobby Jones and many more. Special tributes to Bishop Walter Hawkins and Albertina Walker were outstanding along with a special appearance by Whitney Houston. Check local listings for BET encore performances.