Although American singer and songwriter Lisa Marie Presley is dead, her legacy lives on. Two weeks after she was laid to rest, the only child of Elvis and Priscilla Presley was honored with an incredible tribute at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards. Here are the details.
Lisa Marie Presley Gets Incredible Tribute At 2023 GRAMMYs
Lisa Was Honored At The Grammys
On February 6, 2023, at the Grammys, Lisa was featured in the award ceremony's annual memorial segment. In addition, other stars were remembered, including Loretta Lynn and Takeoff, all of whom were individually honored with touching performances.
Details Of The In-Memoriam
Kacey Musgraves began the In-Memoriam segment by singing Loretta's Coal Miner's Daughter. Afterward, Quavo took to the stage to perform a segment that honored Takeoff, Stephen "tWitch" Boss, Coolio, and many others.
Lisa's Recognition Begins
Sheryl Crow took over from Quavo and was subsequently joined by Bonnie Raitt and Mick Fleetwood to honor Fleetwood Mac's Christine McVie, who won a posthumous award for Best Arrangement earlier in the evening.
The Audience Applauded Lisa
Lisa was included during this portion of the segment, and many audience members clapped when her photo flashed across the screen. It was no surprise that Lisa was recognized, as she was no stranger to the Grammys — she presented an award in 2005.
Priscilla Pays Tribute To Her Daughter
The tribute comes less than a week after what would have been Lisa's 55th birthday. To celebrate the occasion, Lisa's mother, Priscilla, took to her Instagram page and paid tribute to her late daughter.
"Today would have been Lisa's 55th birthday," Priscilla began.
Details Of Priscilla's Post
Next, she noted her wish was to protect her three grandchildren, Riley, Harper, and Finley, and keep her family together. Priscilla confessed, "From the first moment I held Lisa in my arms, I've protected, loved, and guided her, as I have my son."
More About The Touching Tribute
Afterward, Priscilla mentioned that everyone's hearts were broken, adding that she was learning to live without her only daughter. Priscilla wrapped up her emotional tribute with a heartwarming message to the public.
Priscilla's Final Words
Priscilla wrote that the family loved everyone for their immense support, care, love, and prayers. The write-up was accompanied by a montage of pictures, which included some throwback snapshots of Priscilla, Lisa, and Elvis.
Inside Lisa's Death
Lisa tragically passed away on January 12, 2023. According to reports, the paramedics responded to a 911 call of a woman having a cardiac arrest. Lisa was immediately rushed to the hospital but died shortly after. Although the songstress is no more, she will live forever in the hearts and minds of her fans and loved ones.