Among the acts confirmed for the ‘Stevie Wonder: Songs in the key of Life – An All Star Grammy Salute’ are country-band The Band Perry, pop-stars Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga, and R&B singer John Legend. More performers are likely to be added as we get closer to the premiere of the show.
The special event is set to premiere MONDAY, FEB. 16 ON CBS. These stars join previously announced performers Janelle Monáe, Ed Sheeran and Usher. The primetime special, presented by The Recording Academy, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and CBS, will pay homage to Wonder’s iconic career with superstar performances celebrating his incomparable songbook. The live concert takes place at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on Tuesday, Feb. 10. The two-hour special will be broadcast Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/ PT) on the CBS Television Network. Two-time GRAMMY Award winner LL COOL J will host this very special tribute, he is also hosting the Grammy’s this year.
A 25-time GRAMMY Award winner, Wonder is the only artist to have received Album Of The Year honors for three out of four consecutive years with Innervisions (1973), Fulfillingness’ First Finale (1974) and Songs In The Key Of Life (1976).
“Stevie Wonder is an icon who forever changed the world of music with his extraordinary gifts, pure talent, kind spirit and incredible sense of humor,” said LL COOL J. “I am honored to host this special show filled with incredible talent as we pay homage to the one and only Stevie Wonder.”
For ticketing information, including VIP ticket packages and group sales, call 877-234-8425 or email [email protected] Additional performers and presenters will be announced shortly, we will announce them as they are confirmed.
STEVIE WONDER: SONGS IN THE KEY OF LIFE – AN ALL-STAR GRAMMY SALUTE is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Leon Knoles is director, and David Wild and Ken Ehrlich are writers.