Grammys To Pay Tribute To Prince, George Michael

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LOS ANGELES (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Sunday’s Grammy Awards will include special tributes to pop music icons Prince and George Michael.

Organizers announced Wednesday that the program will include two performances in honor of the stars who died last year. The announcement didn’t say who would perform the tributes.

British artist George Michael performs with his Symphony The Orchestral Tour in the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on September 14 2012.AFP PHOTO/KIPPA FERDY DAMMAN netherlands out (Photo credit should read Ferdy Damman/AFP/GettyImages)

British artist George Michael performs with his Symphony The Orchestral Tour in the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on September 14 2012.AFP PHOTO/KIPPA FERDY DAMMAN netherlands out (Photo credit should read Ferdy Damman/AFP/GettyImages)

Previously announced performers for this year’s show include Adele, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Bruno Mars and Metallica. Gaga performed a medley of the late David Bowie’s hits during last year’s show.

The “Late Late Show’s” James Corden is hosting the Grammys from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The 59th Annual Grammy Awards will air this Sunday, February 12 at 7 p.m. right here on CBS.

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