Veteran stars Carlos Santana, Joni Mitchell, and Paul Simon are going digital to hitch music mogul Clive Davis at his conventional Grammys eve celebration.
The famed producer has hosted a giant bash on the night time earlier than the Grammy Awards for years, however as a result of Covid disaster, he might be taking the festivities on-line for 2 digital celebrations.
The primary will happen on Saturday, on the eve of the unique ceremony date, earlier than Recording Academy bosses determined to postpone the prize-giving till 14 March because of rising coronavirus instances.
“When the Grammys moved to March 14, I had so many great artists already set to hitch me on 30th and relatively than entering into schedules, I made a decision to maintain it January 30, but additionally do our conventional night time earlier than the Grammys on March 13,” Davis advised Billboard.
Bruce Springsteen, Barry Gibb, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Rod Stewart, Gladys Knight, Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, Earth, Wind & Hearth, Jamie Foxx, and Jennifer Hudson might be amongst these making appearances throughout this weekend’s celebration, when Davis will showcase a few of his favorite reside performances from years previous, and reminisce together with his particular visitors.
The trade legend will then current his second digital gathering on 13 March, and he is already secured Santana, Mitchell, and Simon for a part of the line-up, with Cher, Quincy Jones, Megan Thee Stallion, Cardi B, and Cyndi Lauper anticipated to hitch in, too.
Each occasions will function Recording Academy fundraisers, benefitting the Grammy Museum and the MusiCares charity, and Davis needs to make sure everybody has a good time.
“We’re right here to rejoice music and hopefully we increase a ton of cash,” he stated. “Our hearts are in the best place, the trigger is nice and the time is correct.”