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“Let’s Go Crazy”: Sheila E. and Usher to perform tribute to Prince on the Grammy Awards


Recording AcademySheila E. and Usher will be featured in a special tribute to Prince Sunday night on the Grammy Awards.  April 21 will mark the fourth anniversary of the death of iconic singer/guitarist. 

Their performance will be a preview of a two-hour special, titled Let’s Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince, which will be recorded January 28, two days after the Grammys. The show at the Los Angeles Convention Center will air in April on CBS. 

Sheila will be the musical director for the salute along with former members of The Time, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. The Time will perform at the event, as will Prince’s former band, The Revolution.

Other artists on the bill include Usher, Alicia KeysColdplay‘s Chris Martin, Earth, Wind & FireJohn Legend, H.E.R., Mavis Staples, and Common. 

Also at the Grammys, Legend will join Meek Mill, DJ Khaled, Kirk Franklin, Roddy Ricch and YG in performing a tribute to the late Nipsey Hussle.  

Legend will also be involved in a tribute to Grammy executive producer Ken Ehrlich, who is completing his 40th and final Grammy Awards as producer. Debbie Allen will choreograph a special segment featuring Common, ballerina Misty Copeland and more performing “I Sing The Body Electric” from the 1980 film Fame. Allen starred in the movie, as well as the Fame TV series.  

Lizzo, who leads all artists with eight nominations, will also perform on The Grammys, as will H.E.R., Charlie WilsonRun-D.M.C. with Aerosmith and more.

Alicia Keys hosts the Grammy Awards Sunday at 8 p.m. on CBS.

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