Stars To Pay Tribute To Lionel Richie On The 58th GRAMMYs

Luke Bryan, John Legend, Demi Lovato, and Meghan Trainor to take part in special tribute to MusiCares Person of the Year Lionel Richie, who will also take the stage to perform one of his classics
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    Demi Lovato
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    John Legend
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    Luke Bryan
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    Meghan Trainor
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    Lionel Richie
February 09, 2016 -- 6:30 am PST

Luke Bryan, John Legend, Demi Lovato, and Meghan Trainor will salute four-time GRAMMY winner Lionel Richie on the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards, taking audiences on a musical journey through the 2016 MusiCares Person of the Year's songbook, spanning Commodores-era classics to memorable solo hits. As part of the segment, Richie will also take the stage to join the artists in performing a special collaborative rendition of one of his classic songs.

Bryan, Lovato and Trainor will each make their GRAMMY stage debuts this year.

Nine-time GRAMMY winner Legend is up for four awards: Best Rap Song, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration and Best Song Written For Visual Media for "Glory"; and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "One Man Can Change The World." Trainor is nominated for Best New Artist this year.

Previously announced 58th GRAMMY performers include Adele; Travis Barker; James Bay; Justin Bieber; Gary Clark Jr.; Andra Day; Diplo; Ellie Goulding; the "Hamilton" Broadway cast; Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Joe Perry of the Hollywood Vampires; Sam Hunt; Tori Kelly; Kendrick Lamar; Lady Gaga; Little Big Town; Pitbull; Bonnie Raitt; Rihanna; Skrillex; Chris Stapleton; Robin Thicke; Carrie Underwood; and The Weeknd.

The 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards are produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director, and David Wild and Ehrlich are the writers. Two-time GRAMMY winner LL Cool J will host Music's Biggest Night for the fifth consecutive year.

Taking place at Staples Center in Los Angeles, the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on CBS on Monday, Feb. 15 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

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