From Barry Manilow to Jack Antonoff, Carly Simon to Tori Kelly, only Sony Music chief creative officer Davis has been able to assemble music's biggest names for the past 40 years at his annual pre-Grammy gala.

Days before his party, Clive Davis told Billboard that the ­opening ­performance of his annual pre-Grammy gala would "make headlines all over the world." Presumably, he was referring to a David Bowie tribute that would have had Lenny Kravitz performing "Fame" but was ultimately canceled after the singer fell ill. However, the one that actually ­happened -- Beck playing "The Man Who Sold the World" with the surviving members of Nirvana -- was one for the ages.

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