Chesney, McEntire Scheduled for Ray Charles Tribute

Kenny Chesney, Reba McEntire and Norah Jones are among the artists paying tribute to the late Ray Charles during an Oct. 8 concert at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The show will be hosted by comic-actor Jamie Foxx, who portrays Charles in the upcoming film biography, Ray. The concert, billed as “Genius: A Night for Ray Charles,” will also feature Mary J. Blige, Al Green, Elton John, B.B. King, David “Fathead” Newman, Billy Preston, Usher and Stevie Wonder. The event is being taped for a CBS-TV special.