Contemporary gospel wouldn’t be what it is today without the years of musical contributions from GRAMMY-winning sibling duo Mary Mary, consisting of Trecina Atkins-Campbell and our very own leading lady, Erica Campbell.
The world will soon be reminded of their God-given talents on the biggest night in sports entertainment as they’ll be performing a special rendition of “Lift Every Voice And Sing” during the highly-anticipated Super Bowl LVI.
Want news at your fingertips? Text “ERICA” to 52140 to join our club. (Terms and conditions)
Erica hopped on social media herself to confirm the news (seen above), expressing great happiness to be reuniting with her sister to sing the Black national anthem during Black History Month. “So excited to represent our hometown, INGLEWOOD, at #SBLVI with our performance of Lift Every Voice and Sing,” she wrote as a caption, following up by adding, “We’re honored to share this special moment with YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles).” The latter collective, formed in 2007, provides more than 1,500 young musicians with free instruments, intensive music instruction and academic support while simultaneously teaching them the fundamentals of classical music.
This won’t be the first time that Mary Mary performs the iconic and important song within Black culture. Back in 2010, the duo recorded an amazing rendition alongside fellow gospel singer Smokie Norful on the compilation album A Dream Realized: A Gospel Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Although it’s been over a decade since that project released, we’re certain the ladies can come together to give us yet another beautiful version of “Lift Every Voice And Sing.”
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OUR APP AND TAKE US WITH YOU ANYWHERE!
Tune in to hear Mary Mary reunite to sing “Lift Every Voice And Sing” live at Super Bowl LVI alongside the Youth Orchestra Los Angeles on Sunday, February 13. If it sounds anything like the version below, we’re in for a treat without a doubt:
READ MORE STORIES ON GETUPERICA.COM:
- Quavo Attends The 52nd Annual Legislative Conference To Address Gun Violence
- Giving Sha’Carri Richardson Her Flowers: The Rise Of Track & Field’s New Queen
- Rolling Stones Founder Apologizes For Racist And Sexist Remark Regarding His Exclusively White Male Book
HEAD BACK TO GETUPERICA.COM
Mary Mary Will Reunite To Perform “Lift Every Voice And Sing” At Super Bowl LVI was originally published on getuperica.com
[VIDEO] Tamar Braxton Talks Burglary Caught On Tape “I’m Not Safe Anywhere”
Every Time Khloe Kardashian Flashed Her Camel Toe (PHOTOS)
19 Sexy Pictures Of Paula Patton (PHOTOS)
2nd Annual Southern Soul Bowl - Sept 23 [Get Tickets]
Then & Now: The Cast Of Spike Lee’s “Crooklyn” (PHOTOS)
Put That On Everything? Usher To Headline Super Bowl LVIII In Las Vegas
Champagne and Roses Tour: Ne-Yo, Robin Thicke, Mario Contest
17 Super Hot Pics Of Nia Long (PHOTOS)