Janelle Monáe, Ed Sheeran, Usher To Salute Stevie Wonder
Current GRAMMY nominees Ed Sheeran and Usher and GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter Janelle Monáe are the first performers announced for "Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life — An All-Star GRAMMY Salute."
The primetime special, presented by The Recording Academy, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and CBS, will pay homage to Wonder's iconic career with performances celebrating his incomparable songbook. The two-hour special takes place at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Tuesday, Feb. 10 and will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network on Monday, Feb. 16 from 9–11 p.m. ET/PT. Additional performers and presenters will be announced shortly.
"Stevie Wonder is an absolute legend and I am so honored to be a part of this very special night," said Sheeran, who is nominated for three GRAMMY Awards this year, including Album Of The Year for X.
A 25-time GRAMMY winner, Wonder is the only artist to have received Album Of The Year honors for three out of four consecutive years with Innervisions (1973), Fulfillingness' First Finale (1974) and the seminal Songs In The Key Of Life (1976).
"Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life An All Star GRAMMY Salute" is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC. Ken Ehrlich is the executive producer.