BET’s Celebration of Gospel 2013 Prayer Breakfast

BET Networks will host its third Annual Faith-Based Prayer Breakfast Friday, March 15, 2013 to kick off this year’s “CELEBRATION OF GOSPEL.” This special breakfast was created to unite various religions, cultures and denominations together the day before the taping of the show. Participants include Grammy® winning gospel artist Dorinda Clark Cole, RCA gospel recording artist Deon Kipping, Comedian Nikita B., Columbia Tristar Pictures executive and author DeVon Franklin, and is hosted by entertainment personality Fonzworth Bentley.

The televised praise party “CELEBRATION OF GOSPEL” tapes Saturday, March 16, 2013 and is hosted by popular actor, author and comedian Steve Harvey.  The two-hour special pays tribute to the rich history of gospel music in a unique format that combines today’s leading gospel and secular artists. See More photos on Facebook at

BET's Celebration of Gospel 2013 Prayer Breakfast
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Prayer Breakfast Participants

Fonzworth Bentley  – Host

Dorinda Clark Cole – Prayer

Deon Kipping – Musical Performance

Nikita B – Comedic Performance

DeVon Franklin – Words of exhortation, Prayer and the Benediction

For more information on “CELEBRATION OF GOSPEL” visit  Viewers can also find updates on Facebook by liking the fan pages at or following @BETGospel and @BET_PR on Twitter. For up-to-the-minute and archival press information including releases and photographs, visit BET’s press web site at

Book  Comedian Nikita B