Ranking Roger, born Roger Charlery, performs with The English Beat in San Bernardino, California, on May 28, 1983. Charlery died March 26, 2019 in Birmingham, U.K.
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Curtis Mayfield (in purple) performs in a detail from a poster advertising the 1972 film Super Fly, for which Mayfield composed the soundtrack album.
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In a pointed moment, host Alicia Keys (center) opened the 61st Grammy Awards by bringing out Lady Gaga (left), Jada Pinkett Smith (second from left), Michelle Obama (second from right) and Jennifer Lopez (right) to speak about women and music.
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