ABC will be throwing it back — way back — on Thursdays with the airing of the network’s new, music series “Greatest Hits.”
Each episode from the six-episodic installment will “highlight a five-year period” in celebration of the greatest hits from that specific time. The decades to be honored on the fresh series kick off with the 1980s and work its way up the 2000s, giving the ABC special a wide array of music and artists to honor throughout the installment.
Arsenio Hall and country singer Kelsea Ballerini, who will host the series, are just two big names set to appear in the forthcoming special. Other iconic artist who will take the stage when the show premieres June 30 include the Backstreet Boys, Bonnie Raitt, Boyz II Men, Rick Springfield, Meghan Trainor, Jewel, Little Big Town, John Legend, Jason Derulo and many more.
Each episode will feature can’t-miss solo performances and never-before-seen duets like REO Speedwagon and Pitbull who will perform the tunes “Messin’ Around” and the song that inspired the hit single, “Take It On The Run.”
Ballerini dished to Headline Planet why she’s so excited for viewers to see the incredible performances from “Greatest Hits.”
“There are acts from the ‘80s and the early ‘90s that I wasn’t as familiar with,” the 22-year-old songstress said, “But then they’ll pair with an artist that I’m friends with … a new artist. And that kind of collaboration is going to make everyone in the family happy. Everyone tuning in at home — there’s going to be someone for everyone.”
The musical series, which will conclude Aug. 4th, kicks off with its series premiere on Thursday, June 30, at 9 p.m. EDT on ABC.