CBS unveils performances, airdate for ‘A Grammy Salute to The Beach Boys’

Special airs April 9th on CBS

CBS and the Recording Academy honor the legendary career of the Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipients, The Beach Boys on CBS Presents A Grammy Salute to the Beach Boys, airing Sunday, April 9th from 8-10 pm ET/PT on the CBS Television Network, and will be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+. A one-hour version of the tribute will air on MTV at a future date to be announced.

The Beach Boys members Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, Mike Love, David Marks, and Brian Wilson are featured guests as a star-studded lineup of contemporary musicians perform their greatest hits in the iconic Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. In addition to the musical performances, the special features appearances by Drew Carey, Tom Hanks, Jimmy Jam, Elton John, Harvey Mason jr., Bruce Springsteen, and John Stamos.

The special airs during the year-long celebration of The Beach Boys 60th anniversary. The Beach Boys are one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful bands of all time. With over 100 million records sold worldwide and recipients of the Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award, The Beach Boys music has been an indelible part of American history for more than six decades. Founded in Hawthorne, California in 1961, The Beach Boys were originally comprised of the three teenaged Wilson brothers: Brian, Carl and Dennis, their cousin Mike Love, and school friend Al Jardine. Their music came to represent Californian culture and provide fans around the world with a passport to experience love, youthful exuberance and surf culture.

The following is the list of performances included in the special:

“Darlin'” – Andy Grammer
“Sloop John B” – Beck
“Good Vibrations” – Beck, Jim James
“In My Room” – Brandi Carlile
“God Only Knows” – Brandi Carlile & John Legend
“Wouldn’t It Be Nice” – Charlie Puth
“Do You Wanna Dance” – Fall Out Boy
“Do It Again” – Foster The People
“Barbara Ann” – Hanson
“The Warmth of the Sun” – Norah Jones
“Surfer Girl” – Lady A
“Sail on Sailor” – John Legend
“Help Me Rhonda” – Little Big Town
“Surfin’ USA / Fun Fun Fun” – Luke Spiller & Taylor Momsen
“Don’t Worry Baby” – Michael McDonald & Take 6
“I Know There’s an Answer” – Mumford & Sons
“I Get Around” – My Morning Jacket
“Heroes and Villains” – Pentatonix
“Caroline No” – LeAnn Rimes
“You Still Believe in Me” – St. Vincent
“California Girls” – Weezer

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