About Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration For The Queen Of Soul
CBS, the Recording Academy™, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and Clive Davis will pay tribute to the legendary career of 18-time GRAMMY® winner and 2008 MusiCares®’ Person of the Year honoree Aretha Franklin by presenting Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration For The Queen Of Soul. This new concert special will air Sunday, March 10 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Performing songs from her legendary repertoire are GRAMMY Award winners Yolanda Adams, Shirley Caesar, Alessia Cara, Kelly Clarkson, Common, Celine Dion, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Patti LaBelle and BeBe Winans as well as current GRAMMY nominees Brandi Carlile, Chloe X Halle, H.E.R., Janelle Monáe, and SZA. Actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry will host the unforgettable night. Motown legend Smokey Robinson will also pay special tribute to his childhood friend Aretha Franklin at the live concert.