NBC's Elvis Presley All-Star Tribute aired on Sunday night on NBC, the same network that aired the original Elvis Comeback Special in December of 1968.
The show kicked off with Elvis performing on the '68 special and trading licks and lyrics with Blake Shelton on "Trouble" and "Guitar Man." Later in the show, Shelton performed "Suspicious Minds" one of Elvis biggest hits released in 1969.
Shelton posted to socials on Sunday.
Blake is a part of the new performance of Elvis Presley's "If I Can Dream." Watch the video now on @Applemusic and don't miss him host the epic #ElvisAllStarTribute Sunday on NBC! - Team BS
28.6k Likes, 324 Comments - Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton) on Instagram: "Blake is a part of the new performance of Elvis Presley's "If I Can Dream." Watch the video now on..."
Keith Urban performed two songs on the special: "Burning Love" on his own and a duet with Post Malone on “Baby, What You Want Me to Do.” Before the show aired on Sunday, Keith posted to Instagram.
Keith and @postmalone are honoring @elvis with a duet on "Baby, What You Want Me To Do". ???????? Don't miss the #ElvisAllStarTribute this SUNDAY at 9/8c on @NBC!
42.4k Likes, 1,531 Comments - Keith Urban (@keithurban) on Instagram: "Keith and @postmalone are honoring @elvis with a duet on "Baby, What You Want Me To Do". ???????? Don't..."
Other highlights included:
Native Tennessean Kelsea Ballerini performed “Always on My Mind"; she pointed out that Willie Nelson also scored a hit with the song ten years after Elvis did.
Darius Rucker also brought the boxing ring stage to a thriving pulse performing Elvis' “One Night.” Darius posted earlier that day:
This was so fun, y'all! Watch @Elvis' "If I Can Dream" on Apple Music now - and get ready for the #ElvisAllStarTribute this Sunday on NBC. Link in story!
2,677 Likes, 59 Comments - Darius Rucker (@dariusrucker) on Instagram: "This was so fun, y'all! Watch @Elvis' "If I Can Dream" on Apple Music now - and get ready for the..."
Mac Davis shared memories of going to Elvis' house in Los Angeles and Presley showing him the new baby Lisa Marie Presley. He then sang a song of Elvis' that he wrote "Memories."
Little Big Town belted out “Are You Lonesome Tonight” like a brand new song. According to their socials on Sunday they were clearly excited to be a part of the Tribute To The King Of Rock and Roll.
Tune in tonight on @nbc at 9/8 c. to watch the Elvis Comeback Special. So many inspired performances honoring the King.
3,498 Likes, 15 Comments - Little Big Town (@littlebigtown) on Instagram: "Tune in tonight on @nbc at 9/8 c. to watch the Elvis Comeback Special. So many inspired..."
Miranda Lambert and the Pistol Annies sang a powerful “Love Me.”
Goddesses. Don't forget to watch them tonight on the @elvis tribute tonight on @nbc at 9/8c❤️ ????: @pistolannies
275 Likes, 4 Comments - ❤️Miranda Leigh Lambert ❤️ (@mirandaaalambert) on Instagram: "Goddesses. Don't forget to watch them tonight on the @elvis tribute tonight on @nbc at 9/8c❤️ ????:..."
Mac Davis, Post Malone, Little Big Town, Darius Rucker & Blake Shelton sang a hits medley that included such classics as “That’s All Right,” “Don’t Be Cruel,” and “Blue Suede Shoes.”
Then, Carrie Underwood joined Yolanda Adams for a medley of Elvis' finest Gospel favorites like “How Great Thou Art,” “He Touched Me,” and “You’ll Never Walk Alone.”
Elvis' own Granddaughter actress Riley Keough introduced Dierks Bentley as he sang an amazing "Little Sister." He took to socials earlier in the day to share his Elvis Tribute special experience.
5,760 Likes, 51 Comments - Dierks Bentley (@dierksbentley) on Instagram: "TONIGHT. 9/8c. @NBC #ElvisAllStarTribute "
Carrie Underwood joined Elvis, Shawn Mendes, Post Malone, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton in the tribute to Elvis on "If I Can Dream."
"If I Can Dream" from the NBC Elvis All-Star Tribute. Featuring Elvis Presley, Post Malone, Shawn Mendes, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, and Carrie Underwood Listen to Elvis Presley: https://Elvis.lnk.to/ListenYD This video showcases the new version of the legendary closing number and is the finale performance from the upcoming NBC "Elvis All-Star Tribute" which will air on Sunday, Feb.
The show was taped in October 2018.