Air Date 04/10/18: How do you celebrate a career as illustrious as that of the great Elton John? With a star-studded concert, of course. “Elton John: I’m Still Standing — A GRAMMY Salute” aired April 10 on CBS and featured performances by some of music’s biggest names, including Alessia Cara, Miley Cyrus, Kesha, Lady Gaga, Miranda Lambert, John Legend, Little Big Town, Chris Martin, Shawn Mendes, Maren Morris, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, and SZA.
Musicians from multiple genres will perform classic songs from John’s impressive catalog with longtime co-writer Bernie Taupin. Additionally, there will be special appearances by Jon Batiste, Neil Patrick Harris, Christopher Jackson, Anna Kendrick, Gayle King, Lucy Liu, Valerie Simpson, and Hailee Steinfeld.
The festivities will culminate with a medley of hits performed by John himself, culminating with the event’s title song, “I’m Still Standing” from John’s 1983 album, Too Low For Zero.
Here is the full list of performances:
“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 & Ensemble
Total Running Time 1 Hour 32 Minutes (All commercials professionally edited out)
Linda David (verified owner) –
This was a great tribute to Elton John and the DVD provided by MVR is excellent! Thank you very much.
Jeri King (verified owner) –
I am so glad I was able to retrieve this recording from Music Video Resource that had mysteriously disappeared from my DVR… The only reason this isn’t 5 star is that I wish the sound was fuller. Otherwise happy with the purchase and the only place I could find it on DVD