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Super Friends Praise Fest Hosts a Power-Packed Night of Gospel’s Biggest Hitmakers!

(ATLANTA, GA) August 16, 2022 — This weekend, Atlanta’s Award-winning State Farm Arena hosted the biggest gospel concert of the year: Super Friends Praise Fest. The show’s lineup included Yolanda Adams, Erica Campbell, Tye Tribbett, Marvin Sapp, Keke Wyatt, Jekalyn Carr, Fred Hammond, Travis Greene, Keyondra Lockett, Le’Andria Johnson and Bishop Cortez Vaughn. The event was hosted by comedians Lexi Allen and Anna C. Douglas, with a special presentation from Pastor Jamal Bryant and surprise appearance from B2K founding member, Raz B. Thousands flocked to the arena from all over the world to enjoy a night of high praise and the celebration of gospel music.

The night’s sponsors included G.L.A.M. Body Scrubs, TV One’s “Never Would’ve Made It: The Marvin Sapp Story”, Church Funny and KB Christian Apparel. Fans had plenty to say about the concert, calling it “the best show all year” and some describing it as “an epic night of gospel music.” During the show, singer Erica Campbell was presented with a Billboard plaque for her song, “Positive” which recently hit number one on the Billboard and Mediabase charts. The plaque was presented to her by her husband and producer Warren Campbell. The award marked Campbell’s first number one song as a solo artist.  

Backstage, Pastor Jamal Bryant was presented with a special Hawks jersey with his name embroidered on the back. 

In response to the evening, Super Friends Praise Fest’s executive team added, “We would like to thank State Farm Arena, our production team, each artist, hosts and their teams for putting together an incredible show. Thank you to all of the guests that came out to support and create an electrifying night! We can’t wait to take this to other cities!” 

For more updates on Super Friends Praise Fest, be sure to check out their website www.superfriendspraisefest.com and follow them on social media @superfriendspraisefest. 

For a schedule of upcoming events at State Farm Arena, visit StateFarmArena.com.

About State Farm Arena: 

Home to the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club, the award-winning State Farm Arena opened its doors in October 2018 following the 2nd largest renovation in NBA history. Inspired by the fans, State Farm Arena is a next-generation venue focused on experience, service and entertainment. With the NBA’s third-largest center-hung scoreboard and an immersive video experience, fan-friendly food pricing and premium restaurant options, Topgolf Swing Suites and celebrity-inspired spaces accessible to every fan, the downtown Atlanta arena stakes its claim as the city’s best sports and live entertainment venue. Named Pollstar’s 2020 Best New Concert Venue, State Farm Arena consistently ranks among the top 10 concert and event venues in the world by and hosts nearly 200 events and nearly 2 million guests annually. For more information on State Farm Arena, log on to www.statefarmarena.com today or follow us on Twitter @StateFarmArena.

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