Beck and living Nirvana members honour David Bowie at pre-Grammy party – watch

Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear help Beck cover 'The Man Who Sold The World'

Beck teamed up with the living members of Nirvana, including Dave Grohl, to pay tribute to David Bowie at a pre-Grammy party last night.

The makeshift band, Beck on vocals with a backing band of guitarist Pat Smear, bass player Krist Novoselic and Grohl on drums, covered ‘The Man Who Sold The World’. See footage below.

Producer Clive Davis’ annual party held before the Grammys each year was held last night (February 14) and also brought performances from Fetty Wap, Melissa Etheridge, Barry Manilow, Carly Simon, Earth, Wind & Fire, Chicago and Tori Kelly.


Host James Corden referenced the plethora of talent in the room when he joked: “There’s more people in this room than have subscribed to Tidal in the past year.”

Adam Lambert and Jack Antonoff (Fun, Bleachers) ended the night with another Bowie tribute. The pair’s take on ‘Let’s Dance’ can be heard below.

LL Cool J will host the 2016 Grammy Awards from the Staples Center in Los Angeles tonight (February 15). Lady Gaga will perform a tribute to David Bowie on the night.

The list of artists currently confirmed to perform at The Grammys 2016 includes Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, the cast of Hamilton and Justin Bieber with the latter performing alongside Skrillex and Diplo.


Swift is nominated for seven Grammys, including Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for ‘1989’, and Song of the Year and Record of the Year for ‘Blank Space.’

Kendrick Lamar leads the list of nomimees for 2016 and will comepete for 11 awards at this year’s event.