The 60th annual Grammy Awards are Sunday at Madison Square Garden.


Brothers Osborne, Maren Morris and Eric Church all played the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas in 2017, the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Fifty-eight people were killed in the Oct. 1 tragedy.

On Sunday, the three Grammy-nominated artists will collaborate for a special performance to honor the shooting victims and their families at the 60th Grammy Awards. 

“Live music events have always provided a safe space for fans to gather in a shared celebration of music,” said Neil Portnow, president/CEO of the Recording Academy in a statement. “Sadly, that wasn't always the case this past year. We believe it's incredibly important to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in these senseless tragedies and to remind musicians and music lovers alike that live music will continue to be a powerful force that unites us all."

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T.J. Osborne of Brothers Osborne admitted “there’s a lot of nerves” associated with playing the Grammy Awards, but explained their performance would take the focus off the singers and hopefully shine a light on shooting victims and their families. 

“I think I will be far more emotional than nervous,” T.J. Osborne said. “That’s really my worry, is getting through the performance in that regard. It’s an incredible honor to not only play the Grammys, but to do it for that occasion.”

“At the end of the day, I hope we can help heal something at least a little bit,” added John Osborne of Brothers Osborne.


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