With a career spanning more than three decades, 35 gold albums, and 25 platinum, and more than 300 million records sold, Elton John has left an indisputable mark on music, which includes more than 4,000 performances in more than 80 countries.
That's why mere days after the
60th Annual GRAMMY Awards®, CBS, the Recording Academy™, and AEG Ehrlich Ventures will celebrate the legendary career of the five-time GRAMMY winner by presenting a new concert special entitled
Elton John: I'm Still Standing - A GRAMMY®
The live concert will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 30, at 8:00 PM ET at The Theater at Madison Square Garden and broadcast later in 2018 on the CBS Television Network and
CBS All Access.
In addition to Elton John taking the stage to perform a selection of his greatest hits, there will be blockbuster musical talents paying tribute to the artist, including:
- Miley Cyrus
- Miranda Lambert
- John Legend
- Little Big Town
- Chris Martin
- Maren Morris
- Sam Smith
- Keith Urban
...and many more to be revealed in the weeks to come!
"Sir Elton John is an international music legend who has captivated audiences across generations for more than five decades," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the Recording Academy. "His creativity, dynamic presence, and melodic virtuosity have positioned him as a cultural icon, and the Recording Academy is pleased to honor his immeasurable contributions to the music community."
"Elton John is an undeniable force within the music industry, and I can't think of a better musician to honor at this special GRAMMY Salute," said Ken Ehrlich, executive producer of AEG Ehrlich Ventures. "We're proud to pay tribute to his artistry, and can't wait to see what the participating musicians have in store for this momentous celebration of Elton's work."
Elton John: I'm Still Standing - A GRAMMY Salute continues the tradition of previous Emmy®-winning TV specials presented by CBS, the Recording Academy and AEG Ehrlich Ventures, including
Sinatra 100—An All-Star GRAMMY Concert,
Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life—An All-Star GRAMMY Salute and
The Beatles: The Night That Changed America—A GRAMMY Salute.
Tickets will go on sale Dec. 18, 2017, at 12:00 PM ET and are available for purchase at
Stay tuned to
CBS.com for more information on
Elton John: I'm Still Standing - A GRAMMY Salute, including more performers and air date.
60th Annual GRAMMY Awards®, hosted by
James Corden, live from Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, Jan. 28 at 7:30 PM ET / 4:30 PM PT on CBS and
CBS All Access.