Smokey Robinson to host 'Motown 60' special

Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder and more will perform on the special, airing on CBS in April

Adam Graham
The Detroit News
Smokey Robinson will co-host the upcoming "Motown 60" special with Cedric the Entertainer.

Smokey Robinson will host "Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration," an upcoming celebration of the 60th anniversary of Motown Records. 

Cedric the Entertainer will co-host the event, which will be filmed Tuesday in Los Angeles — two days after Sunday's Grammy Awards — Motown announced on Wednesday. The concert will be broadcast on CBS at 8 p.m. April 21.

Performers on the special include Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, John Legend, Ne-Yo, Little Big Town, Boyz II Men, Chloe X Halle, Meghan Trainor, Fantasia, Pentatonix, Thelma Houston and more. 

The show will be filmed at L.A.'s Microsoft Theater. Tickets to the show, $40-$205, are available through AXS.com. 

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