Maren Morris, Little Big Town, Miranda Lambert Set For Elton John Tribute

Elton John.

Music stars including Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, and Maren Morris, along with Alessia Cara, Miley Cyrus, Kesha, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Sam Smith and Chris Martin, will celebrate the career of Elton John on the tribute special Elton John: I’m Still Standing–A GRAMMY® Salute, to be broadcast Tuesday, April 10 (9–11 p.m., ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

The concert showcases musicians from multiple genres performing classic songs from John’s music catalog with longtime co-writer Bernie Taupin and features special appearances by Jon Batiste, Neil Patrick Harris, Christopher Jackson, Anna Kendrick, Gayle King, Lucy Liu, Valerie Simpson, and Hailee Steinfeld.

Lambert will perform “My Father’s Gun,” while Morris will offer “Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters.” Little Big Town will perform “Rocket Man,” while Sheeran will perform “Candle In The Wind” and Kesha will tackle “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.”

Elton John will close the show with several songs including “Bennie And The Jets,” and “I’m Still Standing.”

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, The Beatles: The Night That Changed America—A GRAMMY Salute and Stayin’ Alive: A GRAMMY Salute To The Music Of The Bee Gees.


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