The Grammys’ salute the legendary Motown Records’ 60th anniversary has officially released its star-studded performance lineup, featuring Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, Boyz II Men, Chloe x Halle, Tori Kelly, John Legend, Ne-Yo and more. The Recording Academy took to Twitter on Wednesday (Feb. 6) to announce the news.
We’re celebrating the historic American record label @Motown by presenting “Motown 60: A GRAMMY Celebration.” With performances from @StevieWonder, @DianaRoss, @BoyzIIMen, @chloexhalle, @torikelly, @johnlegend, @NeYoCompound, and more.https://t.co/zGweEARnH4
— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) February 7, 2019
The event will take place in Los Angeles on Feb. 12, two days after the Grammy awards, though an air date has yet to be announced. Last year’s salute paid homage to Elton John, while previous celebrations have nodded Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder, The Beatles and the Bee Gees. The Motown special will be presented by CBS, the Recording Academy and AEG Ehrlich Ventures.