Celine Dion, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Kelly Clarkson, Alessia Cara and Patti LaBelle are set to perform at an all-star tribute concert honoring Aretha Franklin.
A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul Music will be filmed on January 13th at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California and air as a TV special on CBS later in 2019, reports have said.
Jennifer Hudson, Common, Brandi Carlile, H.E.R., SZA, Chloe X Halle, BeBe Winans, Yolanda Adams and Shirley Caesar will also perform at the event.
Filmmaker Tyler Perry is set to host the tribute, a joint venture between CBS, the Recording Academy, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and record executive/Franklin collaborator Clive Davis.
“Aretha was more than the Queen of Soul; she was a national treasure,” Davis said in a statement. “This unique concert – featuring many of today’s greatest artists – will celebrate Aretha in a spectacular manner befitting her once-in-a-lifetime talent.”
Aretha Franklin died in August at age 76.She received 18 Grammy wins and 44 nominations throughout her career.
The concert honoring the soul icon follows Grammy tributes for the Beatles and Stevie Wonder.