Among the many artists that’ll be featured on the CMT episodes are Cyndi Lauper, Graham Nash, the late Gregg Allman, Gladys Knight, Kris Kristoferson, and rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis.
The first installment of the series to air on CMT is Skyville Live: Kris Kristofferson & Friends, which debuts on January 19 at 10 p.m. ET. The program features performances of lauded singer/songwriter’s famed tunes by Kristofferson himself, as well as by country group Lady A and several other guests.
Then, on February 17, an episode will premiere featuring soul/R&B legend Gladys Knight singing her trademark hits, joined by country star Martina McBride and U.K. singer Estelle.
Skyville Live shows were filmed in front of an intimate studio audience in Nashville.
By Matt Friedlander and Cillea Houghton
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