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Keith Urban takes part in a salute to The Beatles

The Beatles were honored during “The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards” and a surprise performance happened when Julia Roberts introduced a performance by Paul McCartney and a special guest that turned out to be Ringo Starr. CBS News reported on Jan. 27, 2014 that the musical celebration of The Beatles will continue.

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 27: Recording artist Keith Urban performs onstage during 'The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles' at the Los Angeles Convention Center on January 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
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Roberts made the announcement prior to McCartney and Starr’s memorable performance of “Queenie Eye” that "The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles” will be happening to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the group’s performance on "The Ed Sullivan Show."

CBS Entertainment Executive Vice President of Specials & Events Jack Sussman said "That night 50 years ago on the Ed Sullivan stage, the Beatles delivered a momentous performance, and America witnessed a historic television event and the beginning of a new era in music" when the special was originally announced.

Keith Urban, John Mayer, Alicia Keys, Maroon 5, John Legend and Eurythmics performed during "The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles” celebration on Jan. 27, 2014. The special will air Feb. 9, 2014 beginning at 8:00 p.m. EST on CBS.

Sussman added "We are thrilled to honor these music legends with performances from amazing GRAMMY-winning artists who were influenced by the Beatles' unforgettable music through the years and that incredible performance in 1964."