Tonight airs the 2018 TV special Elton John: I’m Still Standing – A GRAMMY Salute. The tribute concert will focus on the legendary career of Elton John and some of the entertainment industry’s biggest music stars will take part in the event. Performances from Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Chris Martin, Sam Smith and Miranda Lambert, among many others, are all included as well. The show will air from 9 – 11 p.m. ET/PT and 8 – 10 p.m. CT on the CBS network, but not all viewers have a cable subscription. If you do not have cable or can’t get to a TV, you can watch CBS on your computer, phone or streaming device by signing up for one of the following cable-free, live-TV streaming services:
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In addition to the many celebrities appearing and performing, Sir Elton John will also take the stage to perform a few of his hits. The songs John will be singing are “Bennie and the Jets”, “Philadelphia Freedom” and “I’m Still Standing”. The show was pre-taped and Entertainment Weekly reported that a fan managed to make his way up to the stage and nab a selfie with Sir Elton John, along with his girlfriend. Unfortunately for the fan, he was ushered out by security afterwards.
Tune in tonight to check out the star-studded event, which will also featured selected readings from celebrities, as well as performances. It all begins at 9 p.m. ET/PT and 8 p.m. CT.