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Kennedy Center Honors 2015 - Performers & Presenters List!

Kennedy Center Honors 2015 - Performers & Presenters List!

The 2015 Kennedy Center Honors special will be airing on CBS tonight so let’s take a moment to recap who will be appearing to pay tribute to the stars!

The honorees this year are Star Wars creator George Lucas, EGOT winner and actress Rita Moreno, legendary actress Cicely Tyson, singer-songwriter Carole King, and renowned conductor Seiji Ozawa.

You can expect some amazing performances from stars like Miranda Lambert, Sara Bareilles, and Aretha Franklin, as well as tributes from Kerry Washington, Gina Rodriguez, Steven Spielberg, Viola Davis, and more.

Make sure to tune in for the special tonight at 9/8c on CBS!

Click inside for the list of Kennedy Center Honors performers and presenters…

2015 Kennedy Center Honors – Performers & Presenters

Rita Moreno Tribute
Gina Rodriguez – Spoken Tribute
Rosie Perez and The Muppets‘ Animal – “Fever”
Lin-Manuel Miranda – Spoken Tribute
Karen Olivo – “America” from West Side Story

George Lucas Tribute
Carrie Fisher – Spoken Tribute
Mellody Hobson – Spoken Tribute
Steven Spielberg – Spoken Tribute
Martin Scorsese – Spoken Tribute
C-3PO, R2-D2 and Stormtroopers – Special Guests
Kennedy Center Honors Orchestra – Indiana Jones and Star Wars themes

Special Tribute to The Eagles
Miranda Lambert – “Desperado”

Cicely Tyson Tribute
Tyler Perry – Spoken Tribute
Viola Davis – Spoken Tribute
Kerry Washington – Spoken Tribute
CeCe Winans and Terrence Blanchard – “Blessed Assurance”

Seiji Ozawa Tribute
Itzhak Perlman – Spoken Tribute
Renee Fleming – Spoken Tribute
Yo-Yo Ma – Tchaikovksy’s “Andante Cantabile”

Carole King Tribute
John Kerry – Spoken Tribute
Chilina Kennedy and Scott J. Campbell from Broadway’s Beautiful – “So Far Away”
Paul Anthony Stewart – Spoken Tribute
Janelle Monae – “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” and “One Fine Day”
James Taylor – “Up on the Roof”
Sara Bareilles – “You’ve Got a Friend”
Aretha Franklin – “Natural Woman”
Tribute Cast – “I Feel the Earth Move”

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