PERFORMANCES ARE ANNOUNCED FOR "MOVIES ROCK," A NEW ENTERTAINMENT SPECIAL CELEBRATING THE POWERFUL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MUSIC AND FILM, FRIDAY, DEC. 7 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 5 - Performances have been announced for MOVIES ROCK, a new entertainment special celebrating the powerful relationship between music and film, to be broadcast Friday, Dec. 7 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
The performances are:
�� Beyonc� singing "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" from the movie "The Wizard of Oz"
�� Mary J. Blige and John Legend singing "As Time Goes By" from the movie "Casablanca"
�� Nicole Scherzinger singing "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend" from the movies "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" and "Moulin Rouge"
�� Jennifer Hudson singing "Somewhere" from the movie "West Side Story"
�� Chris Brown singing "Jailhouse Rock" from the movie "Jailhouse Rock"
�� Carrie Underwood singing "The Sound of Music" from the movie "The Sound of Music"
�� Usher singing "Singin' in the Rain" from the movie "Singin' in the Rain"
�� Fergie singing "Live and Let Die" from the movie "Live and Let Die"
�� John Williams performing a film score compilation
�� Queen Latifah performing "Big Spender" from the movie "Sweet Charity"
�� Elton John singing "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" from the movie "The Lion King"
�� Marc Anthony singing "Mrs. Robinson" from the movie "The Graduate"
�� will.i.am, Busta Rhymes, LL Cool J and Eve performing a "Shaft" compilation from the movie "Shaft"
�� Tony Bennett singing "White Christmas" from the movie "Holiday Inn"
The first annual MOVIES ROCK is a two-hour live event television special that will celebrate every dimension of music's leading role in moviemaking, from singing starlets to scene-stealing rappers, to directors whose indelible musical tastes redefine the way we listen to music and watch films. The Entertainment Industry Foundation will be a beneficiary of the project.
MOVIES ROCK is being produced by Cond� Nast Media Group, the Producers Guild of America and the Entertainment Industry Foundation. Cond� Nast Media Group President Richard D. Beckman, and PGA board members Kathleen Kennedy and Bruce Cohen will serve as executive producers, along with Don Mischer of Don Mischer Productions.
RATING: To Be Announced