Star-Studded ‘The Grammy Salute To Prince’ Celebrates His Legendary Music
Some of the music industry’s boldest entertainers came together yesterday April 21 to celebrate and honour Prince in the “Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute to Prince” special.
With those famous words from the song “Let’s Go Crazy,” host Maya Rudolph opened the Grammys’ tribute to Prince.
The show which was recorded in late January aired on Tuesday night on CBS on the fourth anniversary of the iconic singer’s death.
It was an eclectic line up of stars as they all performed various hits from Prince’s catalog of music.
The all-star lineup for the includes Beck, Gary Clark Jr., Common, Earth, Wind, & Fire, Foo Fighters, H.E.R., Juanes, John Legend, Chris Martin, Miguel, Morris Day And The Time, Princess, Sheila E., St. Vincent, Mavis Staples, the Revolution, and Usher with special appearances by Fred Armisen, Naomi Campbell, Misty Copeland, FKA Twigs and Jimmy Jam.
Prince died tragically in 2016 at the age of 57. The multiple Grammy award-winning singer passed away from an accidental drug overdose at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota.
Throughout his lifetime, Prince released 39 albums, was nominated for the Grammy awards 38 times and won seven.
The singer was presented the Recording Academy’s President’s Merit Award in 1985. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and received the Icon Award at the 2013 Billboard Awards.