Three-time Grammy nominee Jhené Aiko is hosting the 63rd Grammy Awards premiere ceremony. Led by Aiko and interim Recording Academy President Harvey Mason Jr., the celebration will honor the work of past winners like Marvin Gaye while highlighting current stars like Burna Boy.
“Hosted by current three-time GRAMMY nominee Jhené Aiko, the Premiere Ceremony will feature a number of performances by current GRAMMY nominees, including Nigerian singer, songwriter and rapper Burna Boy, jazz band Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Science, blues musician Jimmy ‘Duck’ Holmes, classical pianist Igor Levit, Latin electropop musician Lido Pimienta, singer, songwriter and performance artist Poppy, and singer, songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright,” the Recording Academy writes.
“Kicking off the event will be a tribute performance celebrating the 50th anniversary of the classic Marvin Gaye track “Mercy, Mercy Me”. The special all-nominee ensemble performance will feature Afro-Peruvian Jazz Orchestra, Thana Alexa, John Beasley, Camilo, Regina Carter, Alexandre Desplat, Bebel Gilberto, Lupita Infante, Sarah Jarosz, Mykal Kilgore, Ledisi, Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez, PJ Morton, Gregory Porter, Grace Potter, säje, Gustavo Santaolalla, Anoushka Shankar, and Kamasi Washington.”
Check back throughout the day for videos of Burna Boy’s performance and Aiko’s best moments.