Adam Lambert, Carrie Underwood Set for NBC Elvis All-Star Tribute

ELVIS ALL-STAR TRIBUTE -- Pictured: "Elvis All-Star Tribute" Key Art -- (Photo by: NBC)

American Idol alums Carrie Underwood, Adam Lambert, The Voice coaches Blake Shelton and John Legend and more are set for NBC’s Elvis All-Star Tribute on Sunday Feb 17 from 9-11 pm ET/PT.

Also set to take the stage are Yolanda Adams, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Alessia Cara, Mac Davis, John Fogerty, Josh Groban, Little Big Town, Jennifer Lopez, Post Malone, Shawn Mendes, Pistol Annies, Darius Rucker, Ed Sheeran, and Keith Urban.

The two-hour program will be hosted by Shelton and pay tribute to Elvis Presley’s ‘68 Comeback Special, recreating the iconic night with musical performances, a showcase of rare footage and interviews with Priscilla Presley and Steve Binder, the director of the original special, plus a special appearance from Lisa Marie Presley.

Musical performances will include:

  • “Trouble”/”Guitar Man” – Blake Shelton
  • “Hound Dog” – Shawn Mendes
  • “Burning Love” – Keith Urban
  • “Baby, What You Want Me to Do” – Keith Urban & Post Malone
  • “Jailhouse Rock” – John Fogerty
  • “Can’t Help Falling in Love” – Ed Sheeran
  • “Always on My Mind” – Kelsea Ballerini
  • “Heartbreak Hotel” – Jennifer Lopez
  • “One Night” – Darius Rucker
  • “Suspicious Minds” – Blake Shelton
  • “Love Me Tender” – Alessia Cara
  • “Memories” – Mac Davis
  • “A Little Less Conversation” – John Legend
  • “Are You Lonesome Tonight” – Little Big Town
  • “Blue Suede Shoes” – Adam Lambert
  • “Love Me” – Pistol Annies
  • Hits Medley (“That’s All Right,” “Don’t Be Cruel,” “Blue Suede Shoes”) – Mac Davis, Post Malone, Little Big Town, Darius Rucker & Blake Shelton
  • Gospel Medley (“How Great Thou Art,” “He Touched Me,” “You’ll Never Walk Alone” – Carrie Underwood & Yolanda Adams
  • “Little Sister” – Dierks Bentley
  • “It’s Now or Never” – Josh Groban
  • “If I Can Dream” – Elvis Presley, Carrie Underwood, Shawn Mendes, Post Malone, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton

On Feb. 15, The Best of the ’68 Comeback Special, the new companion album to NBC’s Elvis All-Star Tribute, will be released by RCA/Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment.

 The Best of the ’68 Comeback Special includes the Elvis recordings and performances that inspired the upcoming tribute and showcases a new version of the legendary closing number, “If I Can Dream,” as heard in the new special — featuring Elvis’ original vocals alongside new performances by Carrie Underwood, Shawn Mendes, Post Malone, Darius Rucker and Blake Shelton. The album features 15 remastered Elvis performances from the “stand-up” and “sit-down” shows filmed for the ’68 broadcast, plus three original studio recordings to represent songs that appear in the new special.

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