PRINCE: Grammy Salute Taped Tuesday

PRINCE: Grammy Salute Taped Tuesday

Let’s Go Crazy: A Grammy Salute to Prince was taped last night (Tuesday) at the Los Angeles Convention Center in front of an often raucous live audience. CBS will air the show on April 15th, the fourth anniversary of Prince’s death.

Hosted by Maya Rudolph, the show will feature a number of artists who worked with Prince. Some, like Foo Fighters‘ Dave Grohl, spoke about their encounters with him. So did the show’s musical director, Sheila E, who also sang and played percussion with a number of the artists.

Here’s who performed and the songs they played:

  1. Gary Clark Junior and H.E.R. – “Let’s Go Crazy”
  2. John Legend – “Nothing Compares 2 U”
  3. Juanes – “1999”
  4. Common and Sheila E – “Sign O’ the Times”
  5. Foo Fighters and Sheila E. – “Pop Life”
  6. Foo Fighters – “Darling Nikki”
  7. The Time – Medley: “Jungle Love”/”Cool”/”The Bird”
  8. Beck – “Raspberry Beret”
  9. Earth, Wind & Fire – “Adore”
  10. St. Vincent – “Controversy”
  11. Gary Clark Junior and Sheila E – “The Cross”
  12. H.E.R. with dancer Misty Copeland – “The Beautiful Ones”
  13. Miguel – “I Would Die 4 U”
  14. Chris Martin and Susanna Hoffs – “Manic Monday”
  15. Sheila E. – Medley: “America”/”Free”/”Glamorous Life”
  16. The Revolution – “Mountains”
  17. Princess (Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum) and The Revolution – “Delirious”
  18. Mavis Staples and The Revolution – “Purple Rain”
  19. Finale: The Revolution and others – “Baby I’m a Star”

Usher‘s three-song medley of “Little Red Corvette,” “When Doves Cry” and “Kiss” from the Grammy Awards telecast will reportedly be re-aired as part of this show.

Presenters included Naomi CampbellMisty CopelandFred Armisen and Jimmy Jam of The Time