‘Motown 60’ performers, presenters announced

Cedric The Entertainer and Smokey Robinson set to host

Just two days after the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards, the Recording Academy, AEG Ehrlich Ventures, and CBS will celebrate historic American record label Motown Records by presenting Motown 60: A GRAMMY Celebration. Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer and GRAMMY winner Smokey Robinson, 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.

The live concert taping will be held Tuesday, February 12th at 7:30 pm PT at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The special will be broadcast on April 21st on the CBS Television Network. Tickets are now on sale and available for purchase at AXS.com.

Motown 60: A GRAMMY 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.

Author: Buddy Iahn

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