The three-hour special will feature more than 25 performances from past CMA Fests, including those by Darius Rucker, Carrie Underwood and Tim McGraw.
'Hot On The Tracks' became the group's first No. 1 soul LP and included 'Just To Be Close To You.'
Snow Patrol and Duran Duran, also previously scheduled as 2020 headliners, will again feature on next year’s bill.
The original movie musical will be based on Richie’s career-spanning songbook.
Lionel Richie, Brittany Howard, Lenny Kravitz, Black Pumas and many others were scheduled to perform at this year's event.
Other artists taking part include Vince Gill, Lady Antebellum, Jennifer Nettles, Rascal Flatts and Michael McDonald.
As their self-titled fifth album made its chart debut on 2 April 1977, the group were moving up fast.
His 'Islands In The Stream' duet with Dolly Parton is at No. 2, as Rogers places 12 titles on the survey.
From classic pop hits to infectious dancefloor anthems, the best prom songs will make it a night to remember.
KISS, Iron Maiden and System Of A Down were due to headline Download, while the Isle Of Wight was set to host Lewis Capaldi, The Chemical Brothers and Lionel Richie.
Everyone was saying 'Hello' to Commodore Lionel in 1983.
A family representative said that Rogers "passed away peacefully at home from natural causes” at the age of 81.
Faced with following the phenomenon that was ‘Views’, Drake released ‘More Life’, a playlist that broke streaming records – and not for the first time.
The lyrics of 'Nightshift' united Gaye with another soul giant, Jackie Wilson, who had died just three months earlier in 1984.
Newly announced artists will join The Chemical Bros, Duran Duran, Lewis Capaldi, Lionel Richie and more for the 2020 festival.