Ed Sheeran, Adam Lambert & Jennifer Lopez Join Elvis Presley Tribute
NBC is celebrates Elvis Presley’s birthday (he would have turned 84 today) by announcing an Elvis All-Star Tribute. Hosted by Blake Shelton, the two-hour show will air on February 17 and pay tribute to The King’s iconic ’68 Comeback Special. Performers include Shawn Mendes (“Hound Dog”), Ed Sheeran (“Can’t Help Falling In Love”), Jennifer Lopez (“Heartbreak Hotel”), Darius Rucker (“One Night”), Carrie Underwood (a gospel medley), Adam Lambert (“Blue Suede Shoes”) and Alessia Cara (“Love Me Tender”).
Other highlights will, no doubt, include a collaboration between Keith Urban and Post Malone as well as John Legend’s interpretation of “A Little Less Conversation.” The All-Star Tribute will also include an interviews with Priscilla Presley and Steve Binder, who directed Elvis’ 1968 special. NBC’s special event has inspired RCA/Legacy Recordings to release The Best Of The ’68 Comeback Special on February 15. It includes performances from the original 1968 show and a star-studded medley of “If I Can Dream.” See various tweet announcements below.
— ADAM LAMBERT (@adamlambert) January 8, 2019
— Keith Urban (@KeithUrban) January 8, 2019