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"Let's Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute To Prince" To Air April 21 On CBS Featuring John Legend, H.E.R., Usher & More
Good news, music fans: "Let's Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute To Prince" will be broadcast Tuesday, April 21 from 9–11PM ET/PT on CBS and streaming on CBS All Access.
The special tribute concert will feature an all-star lineup performing hits from Princeincluding Beck, Gary Clark Jr., Common, Earth, Wind & Fire, Foo Fighters, H.E.R, Juanes, John Legend, Chris Martin, Miguel, Morris Day And The Time, 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.
The tribute concert is hosted by comedian Maya Rudolph, who will also perform with her Prince cover band Princess.
The Recording Academy, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and CBS revealed the highly anticipated air date today for the television special celebrating the 38-time GRAMMY nominee and seven-time GRAMMY winner. Filmed January 28th, the April 21 air date marks the four-year anniversary of the superstar’s passing.
The night will also feature a historic joint performance by several of Prince's most celebrated musical friends and collaborators, including his GRAMMY Award-winning band The Revolution, GRAMMY nominee Sheila E.—who, alongside Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, is a co-musical director of the special—and the Prince-formed funk band Morris Day And The Time.
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