NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammys is putting together an event featuring Brad Pitt, Queen Latifah, Herbie Hancock and Harry Connick, Jr. to honor essential workers across America.

The Recording Academy, which puts on the Grammy Awards annually, announced Thursday that the two-hour special, “United We Sing: A Grammy Salute to the Unsung Heroes,” will air June 21 on CBS.

Renée Zellweger and Jamie Foxx attend the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium (Photo by Getty Images)

“United We Sing” will follow Connick Jr. — who is hosting — and his filmmaker-daughter Georgia Connick on a road trip celebrating and thanking essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

Pitt, Oprah Winfrey, Sandra Bullock, Renée Zellweger and Drew Brees will also deliver special messages to workers.

Brad Pitt attends the 92nd Annual Academy Awards on February 09, 2020 (Photo by Getty Images)

The event will also feature performances by Hancock, John Fogerty, Jamie Foxx, Cyndi Lauper, Dave Matthews, Branford Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, Tim McGraw, Little Big Town, Andra Day, Irma Thomas, Trombone Shorty, Rockin Dopsie, Jon Batiste and Connick Jr.


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