Smokey Robinson paying tribute to Aretha Franklin | The Music Universe

Tribute might be at Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration for the Queen Soul

Added to the all-star lineup, GRAMMY Award winner Smokey Robinson pays particular tribute to his childhood buddy, Aretha Franklin, at Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration For The Queen Of Soul. Honoring his lifelong buddy with a particular look, he joins beforehand introduced performers Yolanda Adams, Shirley Caesar, Alessia Cara, Brandi Carlile, Chloe X Halle, Kelly Clarkson, Common, Celine Dion, H.E.R., Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Patti LaBelle, Janelle Monáe, SZA, and BeBe Winans. Actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry will host the unforgettable evening.

The Recording Academy, AEG Ehrlich Ventures, Clive Davis, and CBS pays tribute to the legendary profession GRAMMY winner Aretha Franklin with a reside live performance on Sunday, January 13th at 6 pm PT on the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The particular will broadcast Sunday, March 10th from 9-11 pm ET/PT on the CBS Television Network. Tickets are actually on sale and may be bought at

Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration continues the custom earlier Emmy-winning TV specials introduced by the Recording Academy, AEG Ehrlich Ventures, and CBS: Sinatra 100—An All-Star GRAMMY Concert, Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life—An All-Star GRAMMY Salute, and The Beatles: The Night That Changed America—A GRAMMY Salute.