Usher, Janelle Monáe Billed for Stevie Wonder Grammy Special
Usher, Janelle Monáe and Ed Sheeran are gearing up to honor Stevie Wonder during a two-hour Grammy concert special, the Recording Academy announced Wednesday (Jan. 14).
Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life — An All-Star Grammy Salute will tape live from the Los Angeles Nokia Theater on Feb. 10, two days after the 57th Annual Grammy Awards. Additional performers include Willie Nelson and Coldplay's Chris Martin, while other stars are expected to be revealed closer to the show date.
Wonder, who has taken home 25 Grammys throughout his career, is the only artist in history to earn Album of the Year nominations over three out of four consecutive years. “Stevie Wonder is a beloved icon whose golden songbook remains one of America's and music's greatest treasures," Neil Portnow, president/CEO of the Recording Academy said in a statement. "A 25-time Grammy winner and Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, it's only fitting that Music's Biggest Night celebrates this legendary musical genius and pays tribute to his enduring music and legacy."
Tickets for the tribute are on sale now via AXS.com. It will air on CBS Feb. 16.
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