Stevie Wonder, Fantasia Barrino .

Music icons who died last year — from Tina Turner to Tony Bennett — will be honored Sunday at the 2024 Grammys with performances by Stevie Wonder, Annie Lennox, Fantasia Barrino and Jon Batiste.

A source close to the matter says The Hollywood Reporter that Barrino, in the wake of his success in The color purplewill pay tribute to Turner with a performance that will be introduced by Purple color producer Oprah Winfrey, who was announced as a Grammy presenter earlier this week. Wonder will honor Bennett on stage, while Batiste will remember musical director Clarence Avant with a performance introduced by Lenny Kravitz.

Lennox will pay tribute to Sinead O’Connor and will be joined by Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman, the Grammy and Emmy-winning musicians who played in Prince’s band The Revolution (Prince also wrote the band’s biggest hit). ‘O’Connor, “Nothing Compares 2 U.”)

The performances will take place during the In Memoriam segment of Sunday’s show, which will also include a special tribute video package and photos of members of the music community who have passed away in the last year.

Trevor Noah will host the Grammys, broadcast live on CBS from the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles. Other artists include SZA, Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, Olivia Rodrigo, Joni Mitchell, U2, Billy Joel, Luke Combs, Burna Boy and Travis Scott, while Meryl Streep, Lionel Richie, Christina Aguilera, Maluma, Mark Ronson, Taylor Tomlinson and Samara. Joy will present prizes.

SZA is the leading candidate with nine nominations; Victoria Monét and Phoebe Bridgers follow with seven nominations; Taylor Swift, Eilish and Rodrigo earned six nominations each. Female artists dominate this year and account for all the nominees in the first three categories…

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