Grammys 2021 Pre-Show Full Performers List: Burna Boy, Jimmy ‘Duck' Holmes, tribute to Marvin Gaye, and complete line-up

The tribute to the 50th anniversary of the classic Marvin Gaye track ‘Mercy, Mercy Me (The Ecology)’ will be performed by an all-nominee ensemble including  Afro-Peruvian Jazz Orchestra, Thana Alexa, John Beasley and more


                            Grammys 2021 Pre-Show Full Performers List: Burna Boy, Jimmy ‘Duck' Holmes, tribute to Marvin Gaye, and complete line-up
Grammys pre-show will be hosted by three-time Grammy nominee Jhené Aiko while Rufus Wainwright, Burna Boy among others will be performing (Getty Images)

The biggest night in music is leaving no stone unturned for the pre-Grammys show to be an absolute banger and the list of performers alone promises a grand premiere that will be live-streamed globally from the Grammys’ official website as well as YouTube.

On Sunday, March 14, the 63rd edition of Grammys will kick off with the Grammy Premiere ceremony which will start at 3 pm ET. Three-time Grammy nominee Jhené Aiko will be hosting the pre-show. Along with a list of special performances, there will be a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the classic Marvin Gaye track ‘Mercy, Mercy Me (The Ecology)’. Know all about the complete performers list below.

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Jhene Aiko will be hosting the Grammy pre-show (Getty Images)

Performers’ List

The tributary stage to the 50th anniversary of the classic Marvin Gaye track ‘Mercy, Mercy Me (The Ecology)’ will be performed by an all-nominee ensemble including  Afro-Peruvian Jazz Orchestra, Thana Alexa, John Beasley, Camilo, Regina Carter, Alexandre Desplat, Bebel Gilberto, Lupita Infante, Sarah Jarosz, Mykal Kilgore, Ledisi, Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez, PJ Morton, Gregory Porter, Grace Potter, säje, Gustavo Santaolalla (Bajofondo), Anoushka Shankar, and Kamasi Washington.

Lineup

The performers list also features

Burna Boy

Nigerian singer, songwriter and rapper Burna Boy nominated for Best Global Music Album (Twice As Tall) will be performing for the Grammys 2021.

Burna Boy performs onstage at the Warner Music Group Pre-Grammy Party at Hollywood Athletic Club on January 23, 2020 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)

Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Science

The iconic jazz band Terri Lyne Carrington & Social Science nominated for Best Jazz Instrumental Album (‘Waiting Game’) will be in the pre-show. 

Musician Terri Lyne Carrington accepts the Best Jazz Instrumental Album award for 'Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue' onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards Pre-Telecast Show at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)

Jimmy 'Duck' Holmes 

Blues musician Jimmy ‘Duck’ Holmes nominated for Best Traditional Blues Album (‘Cypress Grove’) will be performing on the show.

Igor Levit 

Classical pianist Igor Levit nominated for Best Classical Instrumental Solo (‘Beethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas’) will be setting the mood for the night.

Pinaist Igor Levit plays a piano set up at the construction site of the A49 highway extension as part of a protest effort by Greenpeace against the deforestation of the nearby Dannenroder forest on December 04, 2020 at Dannenrod near Homberg, Germany.  (Getty Images)

Lido Pimienta

Latin electropop musician Lida Pimienta nominated for Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album (‘Miss Colombia’) will be in the pre-show stage.

Poppy

Singer, songwriter and performance artist Poppy nominated for Best Metal Performance (‘BLOODMONEY’) will be in the pre-show.

Rufus Wainwright

Singer, songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright nominated for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album (‘Unfollow The Rules’) will be performing for the pre-show.

Musician Rufus Wainwright speaks during the "In Conversation with Rufus Wainwright" panel at Audible Speakeasy at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Getty Images)

Excited for the Grammys pre-show? Watch the premiere on Sunday, March 14, 3 pm ET which can be live-streamed from http://GRAMMY.com or their official YouTube page.



 

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