The virtual concert brings the sounds of gospel from the Gulf Coast, West Coast, the Carolinas and the DMV into homes in support of Ronald McDonald House Charities
WHAT: Top-charting artists and 2021 McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Tour talents Erica Campbell, Bri Babineaux, Melvin Crispell III and JJ Hairston are available for exclusive interviews to discuss the evolving gospel music landscape, new projects and of the tour’s community impact over the past 15 years.
Kicking off in Gospel Music Heritage Month, the Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour begins Sunday, September 12 and airs each Sunday through October 3 on BET.com and BET Network’s YouTube channel at 8 p.m. ET. The four-part free virtual concert series featuring new and legendary gospel artists gives back by raising funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities®.
Note: All press must RSVP by 4PM Eastern Time on Friday, August 20, 2021 to be considered. Interview slots are limited, and questions are requested in advance.
WHEN: Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Limited 5-minute interviews are available from 3:00pm – 4:00pm ET
Zoom Link for access will be provided.
WHO: Interview Opportunities:
1. Erica Campbell, Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter, author and host of Get Up! Mornings with Erica Campbell
2. Bri Babineaux, one of the most popular voices on the worship music landscape today
3. Melvin Crispell III, winner of Season 9 of BET’s Sunday Best
4. JJ Hairston, Billboard chart topping national gospel artist and CEO/Founder of Jamestown Music
CONTACT: Alex Hill, Miles Ahead Entertainment
About McDonald’s USA Community Efforts
The McDonald’s 15th Annual ICGT Tour is just one of many company initiatives created to connect with the communities McDonald’s serves. These efforts also include hosting webinars such as Classroom Convos, which focus on topics currently impacting Asian and Pacific Islander American students, the HACER® Education Tour, which provides information to navigate the college application process, the Black & Positively Golden Mentors Program, which pairs industry leaders with up-and-coming changemakers in the same fields, and the Archways to Opportunity program for restaurant crew which provides educational resources to eligible employees at participating U.S. restaurants. Together, with franchisees, we are creating opportunities to feed and foster our communities.
About McDonald’s USA
McDonald’s serves a variety of menu options made with quality ingredients to more than 25 million customers every day. Ninety-five percent of McDonald’s 14,000 U.S. restaurants are independently owned and operated by businessmen and women.