Just two days after THE 61ST ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS is scheduled to air on CBS. Recording Academy and AEG Ehrlich Ventures will celebrate the historic American record label Motown Records by presenting MOTOWN 60: A GRAMMY(R) CELEBRATION, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer and GRAMMY Award winner Smokey Robinson. The special will be broadcast Sunday, April 21 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
The live concert will be filmed Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 7:30 PM, PT at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Tickets are now on sale and available for purchase at AXS.com.
The tribute to the iconic sound that changed America will feature Boyz II Men, Chloe X Halle, Ciara, Lamont Dozier, Fantasia, Brian & Eddie Holland, Thelma Houston, Tori Kelly, John Legend, Little Big Town, Ne-Yo, Pentatonix, Martha Reeves, Diana Ross, Valerie Simpson, Mickey Stevenson, Meghan Trainor and Stevie Wonder.
MOTOWN 60: A GRAMMY(R) CELEBRATION is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC. Ehrlich is executive producer, Ron Basile and Chantel Sausedo are producers, and David Wild is the writer/producer.