Keith Urban is among the first performers announced for “The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles” concert special. John Mayer will join Keith for his performance. Also scheduled to perform are Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart reuniting as the Eurythmics for one night, Alicia Keys with John Legend and Maroon 5. The show will tape on January 27, the day after the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards, and air on CBS on February 9 at 8/7c, exactly 50 years to the day, date, and time that the Beatles came to America.
“The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles” will celebrate the legacy of the group and commemorate the 50th anniversary of their groundbreaking first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. Artists will cover songs performed by the Beatles throughout the night. The show also will include footage from the Beatles appearance as well as other archival material.
Various presenters will help highlight the musical, cultural and historical impact of the group and this legendary performance. Additional performers as well as presenters will be announced soon. Tickets to the taping are on sale now and available at www.axs.com or AXS charge-by-phone lines at 1.877.234.8425.