Host, Tyler Perry and performers celebrate musical legend, Aretha Franklin
CBS, the Recording Academy, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and Clive Davis will pay tribute to the legendary career of 18-time GRAMMY winner and 2008 MusiCares' Person of the Year honoree Aretha Franklin.
Hosted by actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry, the unforgettable night will feature performances of songs from her legendary repertoire by some of the biggest names in music including Jennifer Hudson, Celine Dion and John Legend, plus a special appearance by Aretha's childhood friend, Smokey Robinson.
We spoke with some of the artists backstage during the concert and they tell us what it was like to honor Aretha Franklin in this unforgettable night... Aretha!
A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul airs on Sunday, March 10 at 9pm, ET/PT.