Prince to get Grammy tribute concert featuring John Legend, Foo Fighters, Alicia Keys, HER and Chris Martin
The Recording Academy announced Thursday that 'Let's Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute to Prince' will tape at the Los Angeles Convention Center on January 28, two days after the 62nd annual Grammy Awards. The show will air on CBS later in the year
John Legend, Foo Fighters, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, H.E.R. and Earth, Wind & Fire are set to perform at a Prince tribute concert this month. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that 'Let's Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute to Prince' will tape at the Los Angeles Convention Center on January 28, two days after the 62nd annual Grammy Awards. The show will air on CBS later in the year.
Other performers set to honor the Purple One are Mavis Staples, Usher, Beck, Common, Gary Clark Jr., Juanes, St. Vincent and Susanna Hoffs. Prince’s longtime collaborators, including the Revolution, Sheila E. and Morris Day and The Time, will also hit the stage.
American singer John Legend is a reputable force in the music industry, and being a songwriter, producer, actor, and philanthropist, he has won multiple awards including multiple Grammys. He has produced a stream of hits including 'Ordinary People', 'Glory', 'All of Me', 'Heaven' and the list goes on.
Grammy Award-winning H.E.R. is an American singer and songwriter who rose to fame by participating in 'Radio Disney's Next Big Thing' in 2009. Having produced numerous hits as a contemporary R&B songstress such as 'Focus', 'Let Me In', 'I Won't' and more, the soulful singer has won the hearts of many R&B fans with her smooth and emotional vocals.
Alicia Keys has also earned many Grammys for her silky voice and relatable take on R&B. She harnesses her talent as a pianist with ease and energizes the stage in her live shows as if the instrument were a part of her.
Alicia Keys has written a number hits including 'Fallin'', 'No One', 'A Woman's Worth', and more, empowering her listeners with inspirational messages and relatable lyrics. Keys has released another great inspirational track paired with a video titled 'Underdog'. More on 'Underdog' here.
Prince died on April 21, 2016. He won seven Grammys and was nominated for 38 awards. Tickets for the tribute show are on sale.