John Legend, Kirk Franklin, DJ Khaled And More To Honor Nipsey Hussle At 2020 GRAMMY Awards
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Joining the tribute is 10-time GRAMMY winner and singer/songwriter John Legend, 14-time GRAMMY winner and gospel singer Kirk Franklin, and music tastemaker DJ Khaled, who is nominated alongside Hussle for Best Rap/Sung Performance ("Higher").
Also slated to perform during the hip-hop homage is YG, who appeared on Hussle's debut album Victory Lap, in addition to first-time GRAMMY nominees Meek Mill and Roddy Rich.
"An activist, entrepreneur and rapper, Nipsey Hussle had a lasting impact on not just his community, but also the culture at-large," said Ken Ehrlich, Executive Producer of the 2020 GRAMMY Awards. "There is no denying the influence he had and his legacy will be felt for generations to come. We are honored to bring together this amazing group of artists to celebrate Nipsey's life and pay tribute to his many contributions to music. It's sure to be a memorable performance."
OFFICIAL: An all-star tribute to the late, GRAMMY-nominated @NipseyHussle to take place on the #GRAMMYs with @kirkfranklin, @djkhaled, @johnlegend, @MeekMill, @RoddyRicch and @YG! 💙
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— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) January 21, 2020
These above artists also join an ever-growing list of performers set to take the stage at the Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26:
- Billie Eilish
- Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton
- Ariana Grande
- Demi Lovato
- Tyler, The Creator
- Bonnie Raitt
- Charlie Wilson
- Jonas Brothers
- Camila Cabello
- Run DMC
Watch the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards®, hosted by Alicia Keys and broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 26 at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT on CBS and CBS All Access.