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
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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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.
The performers list also features
Nigerian singer, songwriter and rapper Burna Boy nominated for Best Global Music Album (Twice As Tall) will be performing for the Grammys 2021.
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.
Jimmy 'Duck' Holmes
Blues musician Jimmy ‘Duck’ Holmes nominated for Best Traditional Blues Album (‘Cypress Grove’) will be performing on the show.
Classical pianist Igor Levit nominated for Best Classical Instrumental Solo (‘Beethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas’) will be setting the mood for the night.
Latin electropop musician Lida Pimienta nominated for Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album (‘Miss Colombia’) will be in the pre-show stage.
Singer, songwriter and performance artist Poppy nominated for Best Metal Performance (‘BLOODMONEY’) will be in the pre-show.
Singer, songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright nominated for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album (‘Unfollow The Rules’) will be performing for the pre-show.
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.