The Gms awards were held virtually and it was the most star-studded event the group had yet assembled. Presenters during the two-hour show included John Legend, Regina King, Angela Bassett, Bryan Cranston and Billie Eilish.
Stevie Wonder recalled meeting Quincy Jones at New York’s legendary Apollo Theater when he was just 14 years old. “I cherish your commitment to doing great music, not just producing it but writing it,” he said, citing Jones’ role in creating the all-star fund-raising anthem “We Are The World” in 1985. He signed off by singing and playing “I love you Quincy” at the piano.
“Across multiple forms of media, very few people have had an impact on the world like Quincy Jones,” noted Legend. “When people