Late musicians Prince and George Michael will be honored at the Grammy Awards Sunday. The Recording Academy has yet to announce which musical acts will be taking part in the tributes. John Legend is on tap to perform the show’s In Memoriam segment.
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Michael received his first career GRAMMY nomination with Wham for 1984 for Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal for “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go.” He won his first career GRAMMY for 1987 for Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal for “I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me),” a duet with Aretha Franklin. The following year, Michael took home the coveted Album Of The Year award for Faith, his debut solo album that featured four No. 1 hits: “Faith,” “Father Figure,” “One More Try,” and “Monkey.”
Prince broke out big at the 27th GRAMMY Awards, winning his first three career GRAMMYs: Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal (with Prince And The Revolution) and Best Album Of Original Score Written For A Motion Picture Or A Television Special (Purple Rain) and Best Rhythm & Blues Song for “I Feel For You.” His GRAMMY wins also include Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal (with Prince And The Revolution) for “Kiss” (1986) and Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for “Future Baby Mama” (2007). Three of his albums have been inducted into the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame: 1999 (inducted 2008), Purple Rain (2011) and Sign O’ The Times (2017).