Seconds after Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson entered the waiting room where presenters and performers at Clive Davis’ annual pre-Grammy gala were to take this photo, someone was stunned – but who it was could surprise you.
“It’s Jelly Roll!” Wilson shouted excitedly upon seeing the Grammy-nominated singer-rapper. But the feeling was mutual, as Jelly Roll later muttered, if only to himself, about the surreal nature of the moment. He stood near Hanks and Wilson while Dionne Warwick sat nearby and the members of Green Day hung out while everyone waited for the arrival of one of music’s greatest architects – Davis himself .
The interaction was just one of many “pinch me” moments as artists like The Isley Brothers, Maluma, Josh Groban, Lainey Wilson and more gathered to take a photo with Davis and commemorating the night of incredible music that was to come. at the legendary party, where guests included Mariah Carey, Berry Gordy, Megan Thee Stallion and Meryl Streep and performers ranged from Stevie Wonder and Gladys Knight to Andra Day and Ice Spice.
During the photoshoot, Keyshia Cole told Victoria Monét how proud she was of her. War and Treaty and Monét paid homage to Ronald Isley, with Monét literally bowing to him. There was even a brief impromptu performance of “We Are the World” – in tune with the times thanks to the Netflix doc. The biggest pop night. » Joked Billie Joe Armstrong as Green Day took selfies with Public Enemy: “Future World Tour!” »
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