"Let's Go Crazy": Sheila E. taking part in tribute to Prince on the Grammy Awards

"Let's Go Crazy": Sheila E. taking part in tribute to Prince on the Grammy Awards

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"Let's Go Crazy": Sheila E. taking part in tribute to Prince on the Grammy Awards

January 24, 2020 12:00 PM

The Recording AcademySheila E. will team up with R&B star Usher for a special tribute to Prince on the Grammy Awards this Sunday.

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, which will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, will air in April on CBS. April 21 will mark the fourth anniversary of the death of music icon.

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 KeysEarth, Wind & FireColdplay's Chris Martin, John Legend, Mavis Staples, Common and H.E.R.

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

Other artists slated to perform on the Grammys include Aerosmith who will team up with their famed "Walk This Way" duet partners Run-DMC.

Keys hosts the Grammy Awards, which airs Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.

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