CBS has revealed details for the annual GRAMMY tribute special.
This year’s special will pay tribute to Elton John. Fittingly titled “Elton John: I’m Still Standing – A GRAMMY Salute,” it will be taped at Madison Square Garden on January 30, 2018. CBS will air the broadcast at a later date.
Miley Cyrus, Kesha, Maren Morris, Miranda Lambert, John Legend, Little Big Town, Chris Martin, Sam Smith and Keith Urban are confirmed for tribute performances. Additional performers will be announced soon.
“Sir Elton John is an international music legend who has captivated audiences across generations for more than five decades,” said Recording Academy president/CEO Neil Portnow. “His creativity, dynamic presence and melodic virtuosity have positioned him as a cultural icon, and the Recording Academy is pleased to honor his immeasurable contributions to the music community.”