The show “Greatest Hits Live" finale will feature the years 1980-2005. The artists will perform some of the greatest hits from the 80s, 90s and 2000s are in a live two-hour finale. The show will feature performances by En Vogue, John Legend, New Edition, Richard Marx, Colin Hay, Celine Dion, Adam Lambert, Ariana Grande, Nelly. collaborations with Sheryl Crow & Kelsea Ballerini, Smash Mouth & Hunter Hayes and a tribute to hip-hop by Flo Rida.
Hosted by actor and comedian Arsenio Hall and country music star Kelsea Ballerini, “Greatest Hits” will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theatre on Thursday, August 4 (9:00–11:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
Musical performances from 1980-2005 include:
Adam Lambert - “Faith” (George Michael)
Ariana Grande “How Will I Know”/ “Queen of the Night” (Whitney Houston)
Celine Dion – “My Heart Will Go On” (Performing from Montreal)
Colin Hay – “Down Under”
En Vogue - “My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It)”
Flo Rida – (Performing a Hip-Hop tribute)
John Legend - “Ex Factor / Doo Wop (That Thing)” (Lauryn Hill)
Nelly - “Ride Wit Me” / “Hot In Herre”
New Edition - “If It Isn’t Love” / “Sensitivity” / “Rub You The Right Way” / “Poison”
Richard Marx – Don’t Mean Nothing
Sheryl Crow & Kelsea Ballerini – “All I Wanna Do”
Smash Mouth & Hunter Hayes - “All Star”
The music series in each episode highlights a five-year period celebrating the biggest hits from that time with music artists, as well as today’s music chart-toppers, taking the stage and perform the songs that defined the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. The six-episode series has featured special solo performances, never-before-seen duets and tributes.