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Performers and Presenters Announced for “Motown 60: A GRAMMY® Celebration”

Cedric the Entertainer and GRAMMY Winner Smokey Robinson Set to Host

Motown Legends Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross, and Stevie Wonder Will Be
Joined by Boyz II Men, Chloe X Halle, Ciara, Lamont Dozier, Fantasia,
Brian & Eddie Holland,
Thelma Houston, Tori Kelly, John
Legend, Little Big Town, NE-YO, Pentatonix, Martha Reeves, Valerie
Simpson, Mickey Stevenson, and Meghan Trainor Set to Participate in
Star-Studded Tribute

SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Just two days after the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards®, the
Recording Academy, AEG Ehrlich Ventures, and CBS will
celebrate historic American record label Motown Records by presenting
“Motown 60: A GRAMMY® Celebration.” Hosted by Cedric the
Entertainer and GRAMMY winner Smokey Robinson, the tribute to the iconic
sound that changed America will feature Boyz II Men, Chloe X Halle,
Ciara, Lamont Dozier, Fantasia, Brian & Eddie Holland, Thelma Houston,
Tori Kelly, John Legend, Little Big Town, NE-YO, Pentatonix, Martha
Reeves, Diana Ross, Valerie Simpson, Mickey Stevenson, Meghan Trainor,
and Stevie Wonder.

The live concert taping will be held Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at 7:30
p.m. PT at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The special will be
broadcast on April 21, 2019, on the CBS
Television Network
. Tickets are now on sale and available for
purchase at

“Motown 60: A GRAMMY Celebration” is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures,
LLC. Ehrlich is executive producer, Ron Basile and Chantel Sausedo are
producers, and David Wild is the writer/producer.


The Recording Academy represents the voices of performers, songwriters,
producers, engineers, and all music professionals. Dedicated to ensuring
the recording arts remain a thriving part of our shared cultural
heritage, the Academy honors music’s history while investing in its
future through the GRAMMY Museum®, advocates on behalf of
music creators, supports music people in times of need through
MusiCares, and celebrates artistic excellence through the GRAMMY
Awards—music’s only peer-recognized accolade and highest achievement. As
the world’s leading society of music professionals, we work year-round
to foster a more inspiring world for creators.

For more information about the Academy, please visit
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Lourdes Lopez Patton
Recording Academy
T. 310.392.3777

Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i/Kate Fisher
CBS Television
818.655.1587 / 212.975.3818

Michael Samonte / Paula Witt
Sunshine Sachs for the
Recording Academy
T. 323.822.9300 / 212.691.2800


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