Jay-Z honored at gala ahead of Sunday’s Grammys ceremony

Jay-Z honored at gala ahead of Sunday's Grammys ceremony

Jan. 28 – Rapper and music mogul Jay-Z was honored with the 2018 Grammy Salute to Trade Icons Award at Saturday evening’s Clive Davis and Recording Academy Pre-Grammy Gala in New York.

Attendees included Jennifer Hudson, Gladys Knight, Pink, Rita Ora, John Legend, Darren Criss, Luis Fonsi, Shawn Mendes, Cardi B., Zayn Malik and Barry Manilow.

The occasion was the evening earlier than the 60th annual Grammy Awards ceremony, which acknowledges excellence throughout all genres of music, is scheduled to happen.

Tony Bennett, Dave Chappelle, Kelly Clarkson, Victor Cruz, Eve, Jim Gaffigan and Katie Holmes had been just lately added to the listing of Grammys presenters for Sunday.

Additionally anticipated at hand out trophies on the present at Manhattan’s Madison Sq. Backyard are Nick Jonas, Anna Kendrick, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Shemar Moore, Trevor Noah, Sarah Silverman, Hailee Steinfeld and Donnie Wahlberg.

The ceremony — which is to air on CBS with James Corden as host — will function performances by Jon Batiste, Brothers Osborne, Alessia Cara, Cardi B, Infantile Gambino, Eric Church, Gary Clark Jr., Miley Cyrus, Daddy Yankee, DJ Khaled, Luis Fonsi, Emmylou Harris, Elton John, Kesha, Khalid, Woman Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Little Large City, Logic, Patti LuPone, Bruno Mars, Maren Morris, P!nk, Ben Platt, Rihanna, Zuleyka Rivera, Sam Smith, Chris Stapleton, Sting, SZA, Bryson Tiller and U2.