Garth Brooks, Metallica & More To Perform At Event Honoring Elton John, Bernie Taupin

A star-studded lineup of artists, including Garth Brooks and Metallica, is set to perform at an event in Washington on March 20 honoring Elton John and Bernie Taupin, who will be awarded the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The musicians will be joining the national library and U.S. leaders to honor the…

Garth Brooks, Metallica & More To Perform At Event Honoring Elton John, Bernie Taupin

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A star-studded lineup of artists, including Garth Brooks and Metallica, is set to perform at an event in Washington on March 20 honoring Elton John and Bernie Taupin, who will be awarded the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

The musicians will be joining the national library and U.S. leaders to honor the great songwriting duo.

In addition to Metallica and 2020 Gershwin Prize honoree Brooks, several other top musicians, including Brandi Carlile, Annie Lennox, Maren Morris, Billy Porter, Charlie Puth and Jacob Lusk of Gabriels will be performing at the event.

PBS stations nationwide will premiere the concert – “Elton John & Bernie Taupin: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song” – at 8 p.m. ET on Monday, April 8

“Elton John and Bernie Taupin have written some of the most memorable songs of our lives. Their careers stand out for the quality and broad appeal of their music and their influence on their fellow artists,” Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden said.

“More than 50 years ago, they came from across the pond to win over Americans and audiences worldwide with their beautiful songs and rock anthems,” she added. “We’re proud to honor Elton and Bernie with the Gershwin Prize for their incredible impact on generations of music lovers.”

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