An all-star concert dedicated to the late musician Prince is set to air on US television next month.
Let’s Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute To Prince, set to air on CBS was originally taped after the 62nd Grammy Awards on 26 January and features an all-star lineup that includes the likes of Earth, Wind and Fire, Beck and St. Vincent among many others.
The musical director behind the evening was Sheila E., longtime friend and collaborator of Prince who also served as the percussionist, and co-director in his band for many years.
Performers who performed in tribute to the celebrated icon include Gary Clark Jr., Chris Martin, Foo Fighters, H.E.R, Common, Miguel, Juanes, Mavis Staples, Usher and more than a handful of past collaborators.
Airing on 21 April – the fourth anniversary of the late musician’s passing – the Grammy Salutes are a concert series which has paid tribute to music legends like The Beatles, Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder.
The Grammy’s previously paid tribute to Prince in 2016 with a stellar performance from Bruno Mars and The Time, a group which was first put together by the late singer as an outlet to explore musical ideas outside of his solo career.
The Prince Estate and Legacy Recordings have also announced several new releases which includes reissues of The Rainbow Children and One Nite Alone…, as well as a five-disc collection, Up All Nite with Prince: The One Nite Alone Collection.
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