The Recording Academy announced on November 15 that Grammy Award winning artists John Legend and Carrie Underwood will co-host “Grammy’s Greatest Stories: A 60th Anniversary Special,” which is scheduled to be broadcast on Friday, Nov. 24 from 9-11 pm ET / PT on the CBS Television Network. Set to be packed with epic moments from the past 59 years of Grammy Award history, the all encompassing retrospective will provide anecdotes directly from the artists themselves on how their Grammy performances came to be.
Featuring rare archival footage, exclusive interviews, and special appearances by multi Grammy winners and nominees, the broadcast event will feature performances by (listed alphabetically): Christina Aguilera, Mary J. Blige, Celine Dion, Dave Grohl, Elton John, Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Chris Martin, Ricky Martin, Paul McCartney, P!nk, Ed Sheeran, Blake Shelton, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Justin Timberlake, U2, Underwood, and Keith Urban. Highlighting some of the most memorable Grammy Moments from the last five decades, the special will take viewers behind the scenes to reveal unknown facts about the remarkable performances.
The Recording Academy ensures that the recording arts remain a thriving part of our shared cultural heritage as it is made up of music performers, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music professionals. The Grammy Awards have become the only peer recognized accolade and highest achievement in music awarded by The Recording Academy and continues to encompass the world’s leading society of music professionals.