Christopher Jackson, John Legend Perform on Elton John Tribute

Film & TV News   Christopher Jackson, John Legend Perform on Elton John Tribute
 
CBS’ Elton John: I'm Still Standing—A Grammy Salute also features Neil Patrick Harris, Lady Gaga, and more.
Elton John and the cast of <i>The Lion King</i>
Elton John and the cast of The Lion King Walter McBride

Elton John: I'm Still Standing—A Grammy Salute, a tribute to the Tony-winning composer of The Lion King, Aida, Billy Elliot, and more, airs at 9 PM ET April 10 on CBS.

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The two-hour concert features musicians from multiple genres performing classic songs made famous by John, including Alessia Cara, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Miranda Lambert, John Legend, Kesha, Little Big Town, Chris Martin, Shawn Mendes, Maren Morris, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, and SZA. The concert also includes appearances by John Batiste, Neil Patrick Harris, Christopher Jackson, Anna Kendrick, Gayle King, Lucy Liu, Valerie Simpson, and Hailee Steinfeld.

The song list includes the following John favorites: “The Bitch Is Back” – Miley Cyrus
“Candle in the Wind” – Ed Sheeran
“Daniel” – Sam Smith
“I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues” – Alessia Cara
“Your Song” – Lady Gaga
“Rocket Man” – Little Big Town
“Border Song” – Christopher Jackson & Valerie Simpson
“Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” – SZA & Shawn Mendes
“Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters” – Maren Morris
“We All Fall in Love Sometimes” – Chris Martin
“My Father’s Gun” – Miranda Lambert
“Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” – Kesha
“Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me” – John Legend
“Bennie and the Jets” – Elton John
“Philadelphia Freedom” – Elton John
“I’m Still Standing” – Elton John and Ensemble

The program is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC. Ehrlich and Rac Clark are the executive producers, Ron Basile is the producer, and David Wild is the writer.


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