Grammy Awards: The Eagles pay tribute to Glenn Frey with emotional performance
The Grammys paid tribute to Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey with a touching musical tribute. Jackson Browne along with Eagles members Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, Joe Walsh and Tim Schmit all took to the stage for a performance of Take It Easy, which Browne and Frey composed.
The Eagles pay tribute to Glenn Frey at the 58th Annual Grammy music Awards in Los Angeles. Pic/AFP
"I just cried my eyes out watching Jackson Browne perform with the Eagles," one viewer wrote following the emotional tribute.Guitarist Glenn died last month aged 67 after succumbing to complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia.
"Very teary watching Jackson Brown and the Eagles tribute to Glenn Frey on the Grammys," another viewer tweeted.Another added: "That was a pretty awesome tribute. Take it easy Glenn Frey and God bless the Eagles #Grammys.
"Talking last month about the hit track, Browne told The Hollywood Reporter: "I wrote this song with Glenn Frey. It's a song that I started, but I didn't finish it.
Even if I had finished it by myself, it wouldn't be the song that it is, and it wouldn't be the song that we all love."Grammy's 2016 - PerformancesElsewhere, it's been an action-packed night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California so far.
Tonight's show was opened by Taylor Swift while LL Cool J is hosting this year's ceremony.Lady Gaga will pay tribute to David Bowie as she runs through the iconic singer's "repertoire" in what's being described as the longest segment of the night.
US star Kendrick leads this year's nominations with 11 nods, while Drake and pop beauty Taylor, who are both on seven, are hoping to add to their already packed award cabinets with more Grammy statues