John Legend and Celine Dion to cooperate with a Bee Gees tribute
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John Legend, Celine Dion and Demi Lovato will be a song from the Bee Gees to sing during a musical tribute to the famous pop group. The concert, which is February 14, takes place, is broadcast by the American television channel CBS.
That makes Billboard Friday known. In addition to Legend, and Dion are also country singer Keith Urban, pop group DNCE and the acapella company Pentatonix to hear in the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Also Barry Gibb, only living Bee Gees member, will occur. The tribute is held in honor of the fortieth anniversary of the award-winning Saturday Night Fever soundtrack.
Dion previously worked together with the band. In 1998 she released the song Immortality from, that was written by the Bee Gees. They were also to be heard as six.
“The Bee Gees are international muziekiconen that helped make Saturday Night Fever is a representative of the seventies-pop culture,” said Neil Portnow, the president of The Recording Academy, co-organiser of the event.
“Thanks to their good harmony, undeniable groove, and a lot of charisma on stage the band has not only a genre defined, but also a generation. I look forward to one of the most famous soundtracks ever produced is to relive it.”
The soundtrack of the movie with John Travolta won the 1979 Grammy for best album. The Bee Gees, consisting of the now deceased twin brothers Robin and Maurice and their older brother Barry (70), scored many hits. Six of these they took on for Saturday Night Fever, including Stayin’ Alive and More Than A Woman. Also, they composed the other music of the album.