The Band Perry, Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, John Legend Added to Stevie Wonder Tribute
The Band Perry, Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga and John Legend have been added to the list of performers for “Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life — An All-Star Grammy Salute.”
The Stevie Wonder tribute concert, which is next week in Los Angeles, is honoring Wonder’s career with a medley of some of his biggest songs. It airs as a prime-time CBS special Feb. 16.
They join previously-announced performers seven-time Grammy Award winner Chris Martin of Coldplay, singer-songwriter Janelle Monáe, seven-time Grammy Award winner Willie Nelson, current Grammy Award nominee Ed Sheeran and eight-time Grammy Award winner Usher Raymond IV in the salute for Wonder, a 64-year-old Saginaw native and Motown legend.
The concert takes place Feb. 10 at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. The two-hour special is being broadcast 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. EST Feb. 16 on CBS-TV, with two-time Grammy Award winner LL Cool J hosting.
A 25-time Grammy Award winner, Wonder is the only artist to have received Album Of The Year honors three out of four consecutive years, with “Innervisions” (1973), “Fulfillingness’ First Finale” (1974) and “Songs In The Key Of Life” (1976).
Marking the occasion, Universal Music Enterprises has re-mastered Wonder’s all-time best selling hits collection, “Stevie Wonder: The Definitive Collection” and is re-releasing it. The 21-track album includes all of his greatest hits, from the live 1963 smash, “Fingertips (Part 2)” and “Uptight,” through “I Was Made to Love Her,” “For Once in My Life,” “My Cherie Amour,” “You Are the Sunshine of My Life,” “Superstition,” “Living for the City,” “Sir Duke,” “I Just Called to Say I Love You” and “Part Time Lover.”