John Legend And Andra Day Perform Musical Tribute To Muhammad Ali At The Guys Choice Awards
|John Legend And Andra Day Perform Musical Tribute|
To Muhammad Ali At The Guys Choice Awards
“The Champ was the towering figure of our times—in the boxing ring and beyond,” said Legend. “He was a freedom fighter who used his fists and his wits, his force and his faith to make our world a better and more just place.”
|Andrea Day And John Legend|
“Tonight as we celebrate so many greats, we must acknowledge the loss of the man known all around the world as The Greatest, Muhammad Ali,” he said.
“The Champ was the towering figure of our times, in the boxing ring and beyond. He was a freedom fighter who used his fists and his wits, his force and his faith to make our world a better and more just
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He was the toughest, the funniest, and the prettiest too. But beyond his amazing grace and beauty, The Champ was also the bravest, both in how he chose to fight and in how he chose peace. And that was true right until the end as The Champ bravely fought on in the final battle of his life.”
The duo sang George Benson’s “The Greatest Love of All,” a song that was originally penned for an Ali biopic, which was titled The Greatest. Through the years, the song has been sung by many others, including Whitney Houston.
Model Gigi Hadid also honored the boxing icon. “Muhammad Ali has touched me so much in my life,” she said. “I’m so grateful to have met him, so I wanted to openly say rest in peace Muhammad—you’re the champ!”