An all-star salute Prince that was filmed two days after this year’s Grammy Awards ceremony will be broadcast April 21, the Recording Academy announced Wednesday.
“Let’s Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince” will air at 9 p.m. on CBS, and will also be streamed on CBS All Access.
The tribute, filmed Jan. 28 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, is hosted by comedian/actress Maya Rudolph, who also performs with her Prince cover band, Princess.
Also performing in the tribute are John Legend, Beck, Morris Day and the Time, Prince’s band the Revolution, Sheila E., Common, Gary Clark Jr., Foo Fighters, H.E.R., Juanes, Chris Martin, Mavis Staples, St. Vincent, Usher and Earth, Wind and Fire.
Usher and Sheila E. also performed a tribute to Prince during January’s Grammy Awards ceremony at Staples Center.
Also appearing on the special will be Fred Armisen, Naomi Campbell, Misty Copeland, FKA Twigs and Jimmy Jam.
Prince, who died in April 2016, earned 38 Grammy nominations in his career, winning seven — including one for his seminal album “Purple Rain.” He received the Recording Academy’s President’s Merit Award in 1985, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 and received an Icon Award at the Billboard Music Awards in 2013.
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