Friends and fellow living legends Berry Gordy and Quincy Jones were on hand to celebrate the honor with Avant. Attendees included Angela Bassett, Ciara & Russell Wilson, Earth, Wind and Fire, Faith Evans, Don Lemon, LL Cool J and others. Performances included Travis Scott performing current hit, “Sicko Mode,” and R&B star H.E.R., who received a standing ovation during this, her first gala appearance.
Check out highlights from the red carpet and ceremony below.
The 61st annual GRAMMYS, hosted by Alicia Keys, will air tonight, Feb 10 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS