At the 66th annual Grammy Awards, Luke Combs and Tracy Chapman entertained the crowd with a duet of “Fast Car.” At the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, the 33-year-old country singer and the 59-year-old singer-songwriter met with a standing ovation following their performance of Chapman’s 1988 smash song.
More than three decades after the song’s initial release, Combs’ chart-topping rendition of the hit song is followed by their duet. The Recording Academy nominated the country music star’s rendition for best country solo performance.
The song topped the country music charts and peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 when the country superstar originally released the twangy cover in April 2023.
Presenters include Christina Aguilera, Oprah Winfrey, Lenny Kravitz, Lionel Richie, Mark Ronson, Maluma, Meryl Streep, Samara Joy, Taylor Tomlinson, and Meryl Streep.
The 66th annual Grammy Awards, also televised live on CBS from Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena.
Combs said to PEOPLE in an exclusive interview that he started singing the song because it relieved cherished memories of his early years spent with his father, Chester Combs.
At 6 p.m. Eastern, Laverne Cox and comedian Heather McMahan will present on E!’s “Live From E!: Grammys” award event featuring a blend of fashion coverage and Hollywood interviews with them.
Interviews and fashion videos from the red carpet are available to stream on the Associated Press. It goes live at 4 p.m. Eastern on YouTube, Twitter, and the AP website.