At the 33rd annual Kennedy Center Honors celebration, gospel and blues singer Mavis Staples and James Taylor performed a medley of “Let It Be” and “Hey Jude” to honor former Beatle Paul McCartney. Now Staples and Taylor are being honored, along with Argentine pianist Martha Argerich, the Eagles, and actor Al Pacino.
[Marvis Staples was touring this year with Bob Dylan who was honored at the Kennedy Center in 1997]
Paul McCartney is not scheduled to perform in their honor, but these superstars are: Darius Rucker, Sheryl Crow, Garth Brooks, Bonnie Raitt, Andra Day, Itzhak Perlman, Cynthia Erivo, Kings of Leon, Vince Gill, and Bob Seger. The Kennedy Center Honors taped celebration will air on Tuesday, December 27 at 9pm on CBS.