Eurythmics reunite for Grammy's Beatles tribute

The Eurythmics will be reuniting to pay tribute to The Beatles as part of the 2014 Grammy Awards.

The Recording Academy announced that Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart will perform as a duo for TV special 'The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles.

The two hour show will be taped at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Jan. 27, a day after the 56th annual Grammy Awards and then broadcast on February 9.

February 9th will mark the exact date of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first momentous appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show.”

The show will also be the first time that the Eurythmics have performed together since 2005 when they reunited to promote a greatest hits compilation, The Ultimate Collection, which featured two new recordings and appeared at the American Music Awards.

Grammys producer Ken Ehrlich who is also producing the Beatles special, told Billboard why he believes that the Eurythmics are the perfect act to pay tribute to the iconic group.

"When it came around to booking this show, what I felt was important was to try and find those artists who not only would be able to interpret Beatles songs, but would also have an...understanding of what they meant," said Ehrlich.

CBS said in a news release that the special will include footage from the Beatles’ first “Ed Sullivan Show” show appearance as well as “various presenters” who “will help highlight and contextualize the musical, cultural and historical impact of the group and this legendary performance on pop music and the world.”

The 'Night That Changed America' will also feature John Mayer and Keith Urban who will perform 'Don't Let Me Down', while R&B singers Alicia Keys and John Legend will sing 'Let It Be' and also performing in the show will the pop-rock band Maroon 5.

It is not yet known if Paul McCartney or Ringo Starr will also be in the special.

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