Glenn Frey Eagles Grammys Tribute Video: Watch Grammy Awards Performance Here!
The Eagles remembered their fallen founder Glenn Frey with a tribute performance of “Take it Easy” at the Grammy Awards on Monday. Check out the video below.
As Gossip Cop reported, Frey died on January 18 at age 67 of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia. The illnesses had sidelined him from performing with his iconic band in recent months. Now Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, Timothy B. Schmit, and Joe Walsh took the Grammys stage inside the Staples Center in his honor, joined by Jackson Browne.
Frey was a six-time Grammy winner, and took home his last award in 2009. In a statement, Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow said, “Glenn Frey’s untimely passing was a huge loss for the entire creative community. For more than 45 years, the Eagles have played a significant role in shaping our musical landscape. We are honored to welcome the band, along with Jackson Browne, to the Grammy stage in tribute to Glenn’s tremendous legacy.”
Henley was also invited to this year’s Grammys ceremony as a nominee, having scored a nomination for Best American Roots Song. In addition to Frey, other late stars to be honored at this year’s Grammy Awards included David Bowie, B.B. King, Maurice White and Lemmy Kilmster. Gossip Cop will have video of the Eagles performance shortly.