GOOD VIBRATIONS--CBS PRESENTS "A GRAMMY SALUTE TO THE BEACH BOYS" APRIL 9 ON CBS
Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs
CBS and the Recording Academy honor the legendary career of the Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipients, The Beach Boys on CBS Presents "A Grammy Salute To The Beach Boys" on April 9 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) on CBS. The show will also be available to stream live and On Demand on Paramount+. A one-hour version of the tribute will air on MTV at a future date to be announced.
The Beach Boys members Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, Mike Love, David Marks, and Brian Wilson are featured guests as a star-studded lineup of contemporary musicians perform their greatest hits in the iconic Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. In addition to the musical performances, the special features appearances by Drew Carey, Tom Hanks, Jimmy Jam, Elton John, Harvey Mason jr., Bruce Springsteen, and John Stamos.
The following is the list of performances included in the special:
"Darlin'" -- Andy Grammer
"Sloop John B" -- Beck
"Good Vibrations" -- Beck, Jim James
"In My Room" -- Brandi Carlile
"God Only Knows" -- Brandi Carlile & John Legend
"Wouldn't It Be Nice" --Charlie Puth
"Do You Wanna Dance" -- Fall Out Boy
"Do It Again" -- Foster The People
"Barbara Ann" -- Hanson
"The Warmth of the Sun" --Norah Jones
"Surfer Girl" --Lady A
"Sail on Sailor"-- John Legend
"Help Me Rhonda" -- Little Big Town
"Surfin' USA / Fun Fun Fun" --Luke Spiller & Taylor Momsen
"Don't Worry Baby"-- Michael McDonald & Take 6
"I Know There's an Answer" -- Mumford & Sons
"I Get Around" --My Morning Jacket
"Heroes and Villains" -- Pentatonix
"Caroline No" -- LeAnn Rimes
"You Still Believe in Me" -- St. Vincent
"California Girls" --Weezer
The special airs during the year-long celebration of The Beach Boys 60th anniversary. The Beach Boys are one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful bands of all time. With over 100 million records sold worldwide and recipients of the Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award, The Beach Boys music has been an indelible part of American history for more than six decades. Founded in Hawthorne, California in 1961, The Beach Boys were originally comprised of the three teenaged Wilson brothers: Brian, Carl and Dennis, their cousin Mike Love, and school friend Al Jardine. Their music came to represent Californian culture and provide fans around the world with a passport to experience love, youthful exuberance and surf culture.
For more information on The Beach Boys, visit thebeachboys.com.
ABOUT CBS PRESENTS "A GRAMMY SALUTE TO THE BEACH BOYS"
CBS Presents "A Grammy Salute To The Beach Boys" is produced by Tenth Planet Productions. Joel Gallen, Rick Krim and Irving Azoff serve as executive producers and Rick Austin as co-executive producer. Gallen also directed the special.
Paramount+ Premium subscribers will have access to stream live via the live feed of their local CBS affiliate on the service as well as On-Demand. Essential tier subscribers will have access to the on-demand the following day after the episode airs.
ABOUT THE RECORDING ACADEMY:
The Recording Academy represents the voices of performers, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music professionals. Dedicated to ensuring the recording arts remain a thriving part of our shared cultural heritage, the Academy honors music's history while investing in its future through the Grammy Museum, advocates on behalf of music creators, supports music people in times of need through MusiCares, and celebrates artistic excellence through the Grammy Awards--music's only peer-recognized accolade and highest achievement. As the world's leading society of music professionals, we work year-round to foster a more inspiring world for creators.
OTHER TV NEWS:
OWN SET TO PREMIERE ESSENCE MAGAZINE SERIES "TIME OF ESSENCE"
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announces the imaginative new original docu-series, "Time of Essence," a celebration of the trailblazing magazine that reaches a global community of over 20 million Black women and has revealed some of the most captivating and influential covers of the past half-century. The five-part, one-hour documentary series premieres this summer on OWN.
Featured voices include iconic Essence Magazine editor Mikki Taylor, long time Editor and Chief Susan L. Taylor, and current CEO Caroline Wanga alongside some of the brightest celebrities, thought leaders and culture shifting influencers of the past several decades. They include: fashion model and icon Beverly Johnson and daughter Anansa Sims, Academy award-winning actresses Halle Berry and Whoopi Goldberg, Regina Hall, Taye Diggs, Sheryl Lee Ralph and more to be announced.
"Time of Essence" will tell the story of how Essence has informed and reflected Black culture in America for over 50 years. Each episode explores a different decade--from the '70s to today--and features first-hand commentary on that era's biggest moments from the icons, trailblazers, staffers and leaders who lived and defined them. This candid commentary is coupled with never-before-seen footage and exclusive behind-the-scenes moments from the worlds of entertainment, sports, politics, fashion and beauty.
"In 1970, ESSENCE recognized that Black women's contributions to society were being undervalued, and set a new standard as the first publication to reflect Black womanhood, affirming her strength, style and achievements and provoking industry reform and change," said Tina Perry, President OWN. "This series will be a testament to what Essence has been historically and how it continues to shape the culture at large today."
"For the past five decades, Essence has served as a lighthouse and an institution for shaping culture as we live our mission of deeply serving Black Women," said Caroline Wanga, President and CEO of Essence Ventures."Time of Essence" is both a celebration of that remarkable and rich history and a catalyst for the critical work that remains ahead of us - reminding the world that Black women are not a monolith and that it is only through her that society and the world continues to progress.
"Time of Essence '' is produced by 51 Minds and Essence Studios LLC for OWN. Executive producers are Christian Sarabia and Nicole Elliott for 51 Minds, Raymond Garcia for Major TV, and Emmet Dennis, Sidra Smith, Stephanie "NöNe'' Dunivan and Barkue Tubman-Zawolo for Essence Studios LLC.
ABOUT OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK:
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is the first and only network named for, and inspired by, a single iconic leader. Oprah Winfrey's heart and creative instincts inform the brand and the magnetism of the channel. OWN is a leading destination for premium scripted and unscripted programming from today's most innovative storytellers. OWN connects with its audience wherever they are, inspiring conversation among a global community of like-minded viewers on social media and beyond. Launched on January 1, 2011, OWN is a joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Warner Bros. Discovery. The venture also includes award-winning digital platform Oprah.com. Access OWN anytime on http://WatchOWN.tv or across mobile devices and connected TVs.
ABOUT 51 MINDS:
51 Minds Entertainment is the traditionally non-scripted production powerhouse behind shows like "Below Deck" (Bravo), "Below Deck: Mediterranean" (Bravo), "Below Deck Sailing Yacht" (Bravo), "Below Deck Down Under" (Peacock), "Married to Real Estate" (HGTV), "The Surreal Life: Celebrity Unfiltered" (VH1), "24 Hour Flip" (A&E), and "Untitled Swizz Beatz Project" (Onyx). A division of Banijay, the world's largest international content producer and distributor, 51 Minds is led by President, Christian Sarabia and Zachary Klein, who serves as COO.
ABOUT ESSENCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.:
Essence Communications is the number one-- and only 100 percent Black--owned--media, technology and commerce company at scale dedicated to Black women and communities. With a community of more than 31 million Black women, Essence inspires a global audience through diverse storytelling and immersive original content rooted in Culture, Equity and Celebration. The brand's multi-platform presence in/ publishing, experiential and online encompasses its namesake magazine; digital, video and social platforms; television specials; books; and signature live events, including Black Women in Music, Black Women in Hollywood, Essence Black Women in Sports, Fashion House, Street Style and the Essence Festival of Culture.
Editor's Note: Information used in this report obtained from the Grammys publicity department and OWN publicity.
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