GOSPEL ROYALTY COMES TOGETHER AT THE BET EXPERIENCE AT L.A. LIVE FOR “SUNDAY BEST” LIVE PERFORMANCES

Kirk Franklin announces his all-star lineup of gospel greats to perform and appear at BET Experience Sunday, June 30.

Posted: 05/07/2013 07:00 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES, CA – Kirk Franklin has announced an exciting line up for the “Sunday Best” LIVE featuring Kirk Franklin & Friends gospel celebration at Club Nokia on Sunday, June 30th.

BET’s Sunday Best Executive Producer and host, gospel great Kirk Franklin, a seven-time Grammy® Award winner, brings a soul-stirring lineup to his “Sunday Best” with Kirk Franklin and Friends LIVE show. The concert and worship experience will feature gospel great Donnie McClurkin who will be delivering an inspirational sermon as well as performances by the legendary gospel singers Karen Clark-Sheard and Kiera Sheard of BET’s “The Sheards.”  Additionally, Le’Andria Johnson, Amber Bullock and Joshua Rogers, all past season winners of the BET hit television competition, are also slated to perform.


Tickets are on sale now at are at www.BETExperience.com or www.axs.com/betexperience.com.  

About BET Experience at L.A. Live:

The BET Experience is an exciting weekend celebrating African-American culture, history, food and music. Concerts from A-list talent at STAPLES Center, Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE and Club Nokia, the BET Film Festival, Fan Festival, live tapings of"106th & PARK", The BET GRAMMY® Museum exhibit, Music Matters Stage, BET Revealed Seminars, Bakewell Media's"Taste" of a Taste of Soul and the BET Awards. For the first time ever, tickets to the BET Awards show are available to the public through VIP ticket packages. For more information and to purchase concert tickets and VIP packages visit www.BETExperience.com.

About BET Networks

BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B), is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel reaches more than 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions: BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; CENTRIC, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the 25- to 54-year-old African-American audience; BET Digital Networks - BET Gospel and BET Hip Hop, attractive alternatives for cutting-edge entertainment tastes; BET Home Entertainment, a collection of BET-branded offerings for the home environment including DVDs and video-on-demand; BET Event Productions, a full-scale event management and production company with festivals and live events spanning the globe; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET in the United Kingdom and oversees the extension of BET network programming for global distribution.

About BET Awards
The BET AWARDS is one of the most watched award shows on cable television according to the Nielsen Company. The BET AWARDS franchise remains as the #1 program in cable TV history among African-Americans, and it is BET's #1 telecast every year. It recognizes the triumphs and successes of artists, entertainers, and athletes in a variety of categories.

About AEG
AEG is one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world. AEG, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Anschutz Company, owns or is affiliated with a collection of companies including more than 100 of the world's preeminent facilities such as STAPLES Center (Los Angeles), The Home Depot Center (Carson, CA), Best Buy Theater (Times Square, New York), Sprint Center, (Kansas City), Rose Garden Arena (Portland), Target Center (Minneapolis), Mercedes-Benz Arena (Shanghai, China), MasterCard Center (Beijing, China), O2 World Hamburg, Allphones Arena (Sydney, Australia), Ericsson Globe Arena (Stockholm, Sweden), O2 World Arena (Berlin, Germany) and The O2 arena and entertainment district (London, England), which are all part of the portfolio of AEG Facilities. Developed by AEG, L.A. LIVE is a 4 million square foot / $2.5 billion downtown Los Angeles sports, residential & entertainment district featuring Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE; Club Nokia; a 54-story, 1001-room convention"headquarters" destination; along with entertainment, restaurant and office space that officially opened in 2010.

AEG Live, the company's live-entertainment division, is the world's second largest concert promotion and touring company, and is comprised of touring, festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions with fifteen regional offices. AEG Global Partnerships, a division responsible for worldwide sales and servicing of sponsorships naming rights and other strategic partnerships. In 2010, AEG launched its AEG 1EARTH environmental program with the announcement of 2020 environmental goals and the release of the industry's first sustainability report. And in 2011, AEG introduced AXS Ticketing, the first phase of its new entertainment platform serving as the company's primary consumer brand, which also will feature a mobile service as well as a video content service now in development. For additional information, visit www.aegworldwide.com.

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