The Grand Ole Opry will celebrate the songs of Ray Charles as well as the influence the iconic artist had on not only country music, but all of music with a special Monday Night Opry. “An Opry Salute to Ray Charles” will be hosted by Opry member Darius Rucker and will feature unique collaborations and special performances of Charles’ music, performed by Boyz II Men, Cam, Brett Eldredge, Leela James, Lukas Nelson, Allen Stone, Travis Tritt, Chris Young, LeAnn Rimes, Ronnie Milsap, Charlie Wilson, and more.

"An Opry Salute to Ray Charles" will air as a PBS Television Special in November, 2018.