CBS, the Recording Academy and AEG Ehrlich Ventures will present Elton John: I’m Still Standing – A Grammy Salute at New York’s Theater at Madison Square Garden January 30 for broadcast later in 2018. The all-star tribute concert line-up will include Miley Cyrus, Kesha, Miranda Lambert, John Legend, and Little Big Town, among others.
John will also perform at the concert, playing a selection of hits from throughout his career.
“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.”
The concert will be staged Tuesday, Jan. 30, at 8:00 PM ET, two days after the 60th annual Grammy Awards are broadcast live from Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28.
Others slated to appear at the Elton concert include Chris Martin, Sam Smith and Keith Urban, with additional performers to be announced.
Elton John: I’m Still Standing – A Grammy Salute is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC. Ehrlich and Rac Clark are the executive producers, Ron Basile is the producer and David Wild is the writer.