“When the opportunity came back around, there was no question about returning,” she said in a statement.
Names on the list include Whitney Houston, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan and Pat Benatar.
The special will be taped in Washington and launch globally in 2020.
The reboot is set to debut in 2020.
Spike Lee, Ruth E. Carter, 50 Cent, Billy Porter are among the names revealed.
The Weather Channel en Español is scheduled to go live in 2020.
“I feel a sense of responsibility to stand up and fight for the best of who we are.”