Usher to Headline 'Beloved Benefit' to Honor the Legacy of Rep. John Lewis

Usher to Headline ‘Beloved Benefit’ to Honor the Legacy of Rep. John Lewis

Usher to Headline ‘Beloved Benefit’ to Honor the Legacy of Rep. John Lewis

Eight-time Grammy Award-winning R&B singer, Usher will be headlining a benefit show in Atlanta in honor of legendary Congressman John Lewis later this summer.

Joining the R&B heartthrob as co-headliners will be three-time Grammy Award-winning pop band Maroon 5. NBC Sports host and correspondent Maria Taylor will serve as the emcee of this benefit which will take place on Thursday, July 7.

The event, Beloved Benefit is a community impact event that galvanizes the city of Atlanta and strives to motivate positive change through greater economic mobility. This year’s benefit will also honor the legacy of Congressman John Lewis.

“We are thrilled that Maroon 5, Usher and Maria will join us for this iconic event in Atlanta, which brings together community members from all neighborhoods to help drive action and address the key issues facing our city,” said Rodney Bullard, vice president of corporate social responsibility, Chick-fil-A, Inc in a written statement. “We are deeply appreciative of the generous support of our friends, community leaders, sponsors and corporate partners as we endeavor to create a brighter future for our local communities by fostering greater economic mobility among all Atlantans.”

The event was originally scheduled for February but due to concerns with the uprising in COVID-19 cases earlier this year, it was rescheduled to now take place on Thursday, July 7, 2022, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The event will feature a program that will be filled with inspiring community stories for the plethora of partners, leaders, and residents who hail from local neighborhoods who will be in attendance.

All of the funds raised will be allocated equally to this year’s nonprofit beneficiaries and community beacons. Each organization prioritizes economic and community development at the core of their missions. The list of this year’s beneficiaries includes Atlanta CareerRise, Center for Employment Opportunities, The Goodr Foundation, Goodwill of North Georgia, Latin American Association, Quest Community Development Organization, The Village Market and Westside Future Fund.

The lead sponsors for this year’s Beloved Benefit include The Arthur M. Blank Family FoundationChick-fil-A, Inc., Mercedes-Benz Stadium, The Home Depot Foundation, The WestRock Foundation, Georgia Power, Peach Bowl, Inc., Truist, The Coca-Cola Company and Sunkist Growers. Additional sponsors currently include AT&T, Choate Construction, Delta Air Lines, Inc., Google Data Centers, Graphic Packaging International, NCR, Walton Communities and Wells Fargo.

For any and all information pertaining to the 2022 Beloved Benefit, you can visit www.belovedbenefit.org.

Usher to Headline ‘Beloved Benefit’ to Honor the Legacy of Rep. John Lewis

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