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Tony Bennett:
The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

Tony Bennett: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

 

Tony Bennett is this year’s recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. PBS will co-host an exclusive live taping of Tony Bennett receiving this award. Get “Lost in the Stars” during this evening that features performances from the recipient, as well as other musical guests. The night will be filled with iconic pop and jazz show tunes that will leave your guests “Dancing in the Dark.”

 

Smokey Robinson: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

 

Join host Samuel L. Jackson for an all-star tribute to singer and songwriter Smokey Robinson, the 2016 recipient of the Gershwin Prize, with a special appearance by Berry Gordy, founder of Motown. Among those appearing are CeeLo Green, JoJo, Ledisi, Tegan Marie, Kip Moore, Corinne Bailey Rae, Esperanza Spalding, The Tenors, Joe Walsh and BeBe Winans.

 

Billy Joel:
The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize

 

This music special honors singer-songwriter Billy Joel’s receipt of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The evening includes performances by Joel, as well as Tony Bennett, Boyz II Men, Gavin DeGraw, Josh Groban, Natalie Maines, John Mellencamp and LeAnn Rimes, Kevin Spacey and a dance ensemble performance from Twyla Tharp’s Movin’ Out.