By: Greg Sacidor
Since their inception, the Bee Gees have done it all. Platinum albums, number one hits, Grammy awards, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, members of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – you name it, they have accomplished it. Well now the legendary group, who is responsible for hits such as “Stayin’ Alive,” “Night Fever” as well as many, many more will be honored with a two-hour television special, Stayin’ Alive: A Grammy Salute to the Music of the Bee Gees.
On Sunday, April 16, some of music’s biggest names will come together to celebrate the career of the Bee Gees. Artists such as Celine Dion, Stevie Wonder and John Legend will all perform classic songs that were made famous by the group.
Dion will perform her single “Immortality,” which was written for her by the Gibb brothers. Legend and Wonder are scheduled to take to the stage together for a performance of “How Can You Mend A Broken Heart,” the Bee Gees’ first number one single in the United States.
Barry Gibb himself will also perform “You Should Be Dancing” and “Stayin’ Alive.”
Other artists scheduled to appear during the special include Andra Day, DNCE, Nick Jonas, Tori Kelly, Little Big Town, Demi Lovato, Katharine McPhee, Panic! at the Disco, Pentatonix, Ed Sheeran, Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini, Thomas Rhett, Jason Derulo and Tavares.
They will also be special guest appearances by Cynthia Erivo, John Travolta and Wilmer Valderrama.
Stayin’ Alive: A Grammy Salute to the Music of the Bee Gees will air Sunday, April 16 on CBS.