The Recording Academy and CBS have announced a new two-hour special, “A GRAMMY Salute To The Sounds Of Change,” spotlighting the iconic songs that inspired social change and left an everlasting imprint on history.
Featuring top contemporary musical artists, the special will be hosted by three-time GRAMMY award-winner Common and include appearances by Yolanda Adams, Leon Bridges, Eric Church, D Smoke, Andra Day, Sheila E., Cynthia Erivo, Emily, Emilio, and Gloria Estefan, John Fogerty, Gladys Knight, Patti LaBelle, Terrace Martin, Brad Paisley, Billy Porter, LeAnn Rimes, and Chris Stapleton performing songs that have seen us through the darkest hours and greatest triumphs. Artists across genres will highlight the stories behind, and deliver personal interpretations of, the powerful music that inspired social justice and equality. Also, presenters from the worlds of entertainment, art, and activism will look back at some of the most iconic GRAMMY performances and moments in history.
“A GRAMMY Salute To The Sounds Of Change” will broadcast on Wednesday, March 17, at 9 p.m., ET/PT and will also be available via livestream and on-demand on Paramount+.
“A GRAMMY Salute To The Sounds Of Change” is produced by Jesse Collins Entertainment. Jesse Collins, Dionne Harmon, and Jeannae Rouzan-Clay are executive producers. Chantel Sausedo and Rob Paine are producers. Adam Blackstone serves as the musical director.
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