Willie Nelson, Usher and Coldplay's Chris Martin will pay tribute to Stevie Wonder next month.
The Recording Academy announced Wednesday that Ed Sheeran and Janelle Monae will also perform at "Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life — An All-Star Grammy Salute" on Feb. 10. The concert will take place two days after the 57th annual Grammy Awards.
Tickets for the tribute show are currently on sale.
The concert will be held in Los Angeles. It will air as a two-hour special on CBS on Feb. 16.
Wonder has been awarded 25 Grammy Awards during his illustrious career. Wonder, 64, signed with Motown Records at age 11. He has been blind since shortly after birth.
Hamline's Rockcastle honored
Mary François Rockcastle, who leads the creative-writing programs at Hamline University, has won the 2015 Kay Sexton Award, an annual honor given by the Friends of the St. Paul Public Library that recognizes "long-standing dedication and outstanding work in fostering books, reading, and literary activity in Minnesota." In addition to her work at Hamline, where in 1994 she helped launch the university's creative-writing master of fine arts program and later an MFA program in writing for children and young adults, she also founded and edits the Water~Stone Review, an award-winning national literary journal. The author of two novels published by Graywolf Press, "Rainy Lake" and "In Caddis Wood" (both Minnesota Book Award finalists), she has received a Bush Foundation Fellowship and a Loft-McKnight Award of Distinction. Rockcastle will be feted on April 18 at the Minnesota Book Awards gala in St. Paul.
Exiting: Longtime NBC News correspondent and anchor Ann Curry is leaving her full-time job with the network. She will still be seen on NBC platforms, the company said in announcing a partnership with her and the media venture she will launch. "This is about reaching for the edge of the future in journalism," Curry said. Curry, 58, had been with NBC since 1990, when she joined the network as a Chicago-based correspondent.
Lineup: Grammy-winning trumpeter Chris Botti, vocalist Cassandra Wilson and Dr. John are among the biggest names playing this year's Newport Jazz Festival. The festival will be held July 31 through Aug. 2. This will be its 61st anniversary. Other performers include Cuban-born trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, the band Snarky Puppy, composer and orchestra leader Maria Schneider and 11-year old Indonesian piano prodigy Joey Alexander.