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BRUNO MARS: Will He Do a Grammy Prince Tribute?

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Citing unnamed sources, Billboard reports that if it happens it could be with Prince’s Minneapolis homeboys The Time as his backing group. The magazine also notes that no one has confirmed that this will actually take place and that reps from the Grammys and Mars’ label have declined their request for a comment.  Billboard points out that Lady Gaga got a lot of flak for last year’s David Bowie tribute, and wonders if that’s what might holding this back.  Jimmy Jam of The Time is a longtime Recording Academy executive. It’s hard to imagine that there’s nothing at all to this.  It may be premature, but it sure makes sense to do something like this and Mars is a great choice to do it.  I guess we will have to tune in to the 59th Annual Grammy Awards to find out.  The Grammy’s will air Live from The Staples Center, Sunday, February 12 on CBS and will be hosted by James Corden.... [Read Full Story]