By: Greg Sacidor
Ed Sheeran, Celine Dion and John Legend are just three of the talented artists who will honor the legendary Bee Gees during a two-hour celebration this April.
Sunday, April 16, a number of artists across many different genres will all take to the same stage as part of the Recording Academy’s Stayin’ Alive: A Grammy Salute to the Music of the Bee Gees television special.
The concert will feature artists such as Sheeran, Dion and Legend all performing classic songs made famous by the legendary group.
Sheeran is scheduled to perform the group’s 1967 hit “Massachusetts.” The song reached the number one spot in 13 different countries and sold over five million copies worldwide.
Celine Dion will perform her single “Immortality,” which was written by the Gibb brothers just for her. The trio are also featured on the track as backup vocals.
As for John Legend, he will partner up with the one and only Stevie Wonder for a performance of “How Can You Mend A Broken Heart.” The song was the first number one single by the Bee Gees here in the United States.
Other artists set to perform include Andra Day, DNCE, Nick Jonas, Tori Kelly, Little Big Town, Demi Lovato, Katharine McPhee, Panic! at the Disco, Pentatonix, Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini, Thomas Rhett, Jason Derulo, Tavares and of course Barry Gibb.
There will also be special appearances by Cynthia Erivo, John Travolta and Wilmer Valderrama.
Stayin’ Alive: A Grammy Salute to the Music of the Bee Gees will air Sunday, April 16 only on CBS.