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03.13.2018

MUSIC STARS HONOR ELTON JOHN WITH A ROCKIN’ TRIBUTE, ON “ELTON JOHN: I’M STILL STANDING – A GRAMMY® SALUTE,” TO BE BROADCAST TUESDAY, APRIL 10 ON CBS

Elton John Takes the Stage to Perform Medley of His Timeless Hits

Elton John and stars perform “I’m Still Standing” on ELTON JOHN: I’M STILL STANDING A GRAMMY® SALUTE

Music stars honor Elton John’s illustrious career spanning five decades with a rockin’ tribute on ELTON JOHN: I’M STILL STANDING – A GRAMMY SALUTE, to be broadcast Tuesday, April 10 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. The concert showcases musicians from multiple genres performing classic songs made famous by Elton John, including Alessia Cara, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Miranda Lambert, John Legend, Kesha, Little Big Town, Chris Martin, Shawn Mendes, Maren Morris, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and SZA.

The concert also features special appearances by John Batiste, Neil Patrick Harris, Christopher Jackson, Anna Kendrick, Gayle King, Lucy Liu, Valerie Simpson and Hailee Steinfeld. In addition, John takes the stage to perform a medley of his timeless hits.

The following is the list of performances included in ELTON JOHN: I’M STILL STANDING – A GRAMMY® SALUTE:”

The Bitch Is Back” – Miley Cyrus

Candle in the Wind” – Ed Sheeran

Daniel” – Sam Smith

I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues” – Alessia Cara

Your Song” – Lady Gaga

Rocket Man” – Little Big Town

Border Song” – Christopher Jackson & Valerie Simpson

Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” – SZA & Shawn Mendes

Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters” – Maren Morris

We All Fall in Love Sometimes” – Chris Martin

My Father’s Gun” – Miranda Lambert

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” – Kesha

Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me” – John Legend

Bennie and the Jets” – Elton John

Philadelphia Freedom” – Elton John

I’m Still Standing” – Elton John and Ensemble

ELTON JOHN: I’M STILL STANDING – A GRAMMY SALUTE continues the tradition of previous Emmy®-winning TV specials presented by CBS, the Recording Academy and AEG Ehrlich Ventures, including “Sinatra 100 – An All-Star GRAMMY Concert,” “Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life – An All-Star GRAMMY Salute,” “The Beatles: The Night That Changed America – A GRAMMY Salute” and “Stayin’ Alive: A GRAMMY Salute to the Music of the Bee Gees.”

ELTON JOHN: I’M STILL STANDING – A GRAMMY SALUTE is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC. Ehrlich and Rac Clark are the executive producers, Ron Basile is the producer and David Wild is the writer.

CHEAT TWEET: Music all-stars celebrate @EltonOfficial & perform classic hit songs on #GRAMMYConcert 4/10 9-11pm on #CBS! http://bit.ly/2FO8uqZ

Photos are available at https://cbspressexpress.com/cbs-entertainment

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CBS Press Contacts:

Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i

818-655-1587

tiffany.smith@cbs.com

Kate Fisher

212-975-3818

khfisher@cbs.com

CBS Photo Contacts:

Gaye Ann Bruno

818-655-1542

gayeann.bruno@cbs.com

Kathleen Holloway

212-975-8533

kholloway@cbs.com

Recording Academy:

Lourdes Lopez

310-392-3777

lourdesl@grammy.com

Elton John Contact:

Fran Curtis

212-878-5002

fcurtis@rogersandcowan.com