Andrew H. Walker, Getty Images Nine days after the deadly tornado that touched…
- Posted on Feb 8th 2009 11:00PM by Gaylord Fields
As Four Tops lead singer Levi Stubbs had passed away this past October, predeceased by bandmates Renaldo "Obie" Benson and Lawrence Payton, Fakir took the opportunity to join a newly assembled Tops tribute group onstage during the awards broadcast. Comprising Fakir, Smokey Robinson, Ne-Yo and Jamie Foxx, this cross-generational soul quartet did an able job of filling the shoes of Fakir's fallen comrades on a medley of 'Reach Out I'll Be There' and 'I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch).'
See the full list of 2009 Grammy winners here.