The Recording Academy has announced that it will follow up the 61st Annual Grammy Awards with a concert to celebrate Motown.
An “all-star lineup of performers will be announced during Grammy week, according to a statement from the Recording Academy.
Then, on Feb. 12, “Motown 60: A GRAMMY Celebration” will be staged at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
“Just two days after the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards, the Recording Academy, AEG Ehrlich Ventures, and CBS will celebrate historic American record label Motown Records by presenting ‘Motown 60: A GRAMMY Celebration,”’ according to a statement from the Recording Academy. The live concert taping will be held Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The special will be broadcast on April 21 on the CBSTelevision Network.
“Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration” is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC. Ehrlich is executive producer, Ron Basile and Chantel Sausedo are producers, and David Wild is the writer/producer.