LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2019 – Steve Harvey, entertainer, philanthropist and host of the number one syndicated morning radio show in America - The Steve Harvey Morning Show, joined fellow entertainers, celebrities and business leaders in Atlanta at the inaugural Beloved Benefit. Held at Mercedes-Benz Stadium last night, March 21, Harvey hosted a gathering of more than 2,000 people celebrating community service and empowerment with special appearances by Dr. Martin Luther King’s daughter Rev. Bernice King and granddaughter Yolanda Renee King, Congressman John Lewis, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and others, with performances by Grammy Award-winning music artist Bruno Mars and multi BRIT award-winning British singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé. The event raised more than $5 million dollars for several non-profit organizations benefitting Atlanta’s historic Westside neighborhood to combat poverty, hunger and homelessness.
Pictured: Steve Harvey with Congressman John Lewis at the inaugural Beloved Benefit at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on March 21, 2019.
About The Steve Harvey Morning Show
Created by Harvey in September 2000, The Steve Harvey Morning Show joined Premiere Networks national lineup in 2005. The top-rated, award-winning program featuring Harvey and his on-air crew, including Shirley Strawberry, J. Anthony Brown, Nephew Tommy, Carla Ferrell, Junior and J. Anthony Brown, is the #1 syndicated morning show in America with nearly 7 million weekly listeners and more than 100 affiliates. Each day on the program, Harvey and his co-hosts entertain listeners with inspirational advice, laughs, celebrity interviews, news, rousing music, and more. For his work on the program, Harvey was honored with the NAB Marconi Award for Network/Syndicated Personality of the Year” in 2013 and 2015, and he was inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame. The popular “Strawberry Letter” segment, in which Harvey responds to listeners' relationship questions, led to his first book, “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man,” which is an international best-seller and was adapted into two box office topping movies - Think Like A Man (2012) and Think Like a Man Too (2014). For additional information, please visit www.SteveHarvey.com.
About the Beloved Benefit
Based on the idea of the Beloved Community amplified by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Beloved Benefit was born out of respect for inclusivity and collaboration of all Atlantans. The annual event brings business leaders, nonprofits and community members to the table, side-by-side, for the opportunity to not only learn about each other, but also build a foundation for future work together. The Beloved Benefit at Mercedes-Benz Stadium is representative of Atlanta, with musical acts, food and performances that highlight the city's vibrancy and diversity. More information about the Beloved Benefit is available at www.belovedbenefit.org. Press release available here
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