Super Bowl LVIII is reaching a fever pitch and CBS is set to broadcast a milestone event that unites the world through music, faith, and football. The Super Bowl Soulful Celebration, now in its 25th glorious year, promises to be a dazzling spectacle, and When We Speak TV has all the details for you.
A Night of Music, Faith, and Football
The one-hour music special, produced in partnership with the NFL, will be taped on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the Pearl Theater, Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas. This celebration, commemorating its silver anniversary, seamlessly blends the exhilaration of football with the inspiring sounds of award-winning artists and acclaimed musicians from diverse genres.
Honoring Tradition and Crossing Boundaries
For a quarter-century, the Super Bowl Soulful Celebration has captured hearts worldwide, bridging cultures and igniting inspiration. Arthur McAfee, NFL Senior Vice President for Football Operations, expressed pride in this storied tradition, calling it a multicultural celebration of togetherness.
The 2024 Super Bowl Soulful Celebration is set to be a heartfelt tribute to resilience and achievement, as it honors remarkable individuals within the NFL community. Damar Hamlin of The Buffalo Bills will be awarded the prestigious “New Beginnings” Award, acknowledging his unwavering dedication, resilience, and inspirational journey in overcoming obstacles to achieve success.
The “HBCU Player of The Year” award will be bestowed upon Markquese Bell of The Dallas Cowboys, proudly representing FAMU alumni.
Rising star C.J. Stroud from the Houston Texans will be recognized with the esteemed “Faith in Action” Award for his impactful work in uplifting the community through the CJ Stroud Foundation.
Adding to the accolades, the “Lifetime of Inspiration” award will be presented to former NFL player, CBS Mornings Co-Host, and Host of NFL Today, Nate Burleson. This distinguished award joins the ranks of previous honorees such as Deion “Coach Prime” Sanders, Tim Brown, Russell Wilson, Tony Dungy, and Troy Vincent, among others.
Additionally, the Super Bowl Soulful Celebration introduces the inaugural “ESSENCE Glass Ceiling Breaker Award presented by Mielle.” This groundbreaking award pays tribute to outstanding women of color who’ve shattered barriers in the NFL, with honorees including Dasha Smith and Kimberly Fields from the NFL, and Sandra Douglas of the Las Vegas Raiders. It’s a celebration of achievement, inspiration, and breaking down barriers in the spirit of soulful harmony.
A Star-Studded Lineup and Exclusive Merchandise
The star-studded lineup includes legends like Earth, Wind & Fire, Kirk Franklin, Robin Thicke, Mary Mary, T-Pain, Rachel Platten, Mickey Guyton, and The Players Choir. It’s going to be an electrifying night filled with soulful performances.
Tickets for the event are on sale now via Ticketmaster.com. Exclusive commemorative 25th Anniversary limited-edition merchandise is available for fans who want to take home a piece of this historic celebration.
How to Watch
The Super Bowl Soulful Celebration 25th Anniversary will air on Saturday, February 10 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. It will also stream on Paramount+ live for subscribers with SHOWTIME, or on-demand on Pluto TV and cbs.com the day after the special airs.
Join the celebration, feel the inspiration, and witness the magic as The Super Bowl Soulful Celebration marks a quarter-century of music, faith, and football. Don’t miss this iconic event that remains unrivaled as the sole multicultural and inspirational program sanctioned by the NFL during the electrifying Super Bowl week.