NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Grammy-winning R&B singer Fantasia has joined the growing list of musical acts set to perform for New Orleans Super Bowl weekend.
Sherri Shepherd, host of ABC's "The View," and Grammy-winning gospel musician Kirk Franklin, are organizing a 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 at the UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans on Friday, Feb. 1.
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. Ticket prices start at $40.
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