Together, they will honor Franklin, who died of pancreatic cancer on August 16 of last year. She was 76 years old.
The three singers will join a slew of other performers for the night, including Chloe X Halle, Travis Scott, Cardi B, Camila Cabello, Post Malone, Brandi Carlile, Janelle Monae, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Shawn Mendes, J Balvin, Dan + Shay, H.E.R., Young Thug and Arturo Sandoval. Katy Perry, Kacey Musgraves and Maren Morris will perform in honor of country music icon Dolly Parton.
The Grammys air Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.
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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.