The reign of the Purple One continues, even in death.
Just 2 months shy of the year anniversary of his passing, Prince is set to receive an epic tribute at the Grammys! Described as “unforgettable”, both Prince and George Michael will receive the special recognition the so truly deserve.
Here’s the announcement from the official press release:
The Recording Academy® has announced plans to honor two-time GRAMMY® winner George Michael and seven-time GRAMMY winner Prince with two unforgettable tribute segments on the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards®. While specific details for the tribute performances, including who will participate in each, remain under wraps, previously announced performers include Adele, Kelsea Ballerini, William Bell, Chance The Rapper, Gary Clark Jr., Daft Punk, Andra Day, Cynthia Erivo, Tori Kelly, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Little Big Town, Demi Lovato, Lukas Graham, Bruno Mars, Metallica, Maren Morris, Anderson .Paak, Katy Perry, Sturgill Simpson, A Tribe Called Quest, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, and The Weeknd.
This is sure to be a celebration of life the will be remembered for years to come! Who would you like to see tribute Prince and George Michael?
The 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live on CBS, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.