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WITH CLIVE (UPDATE)

Clive Davis, OG master of time and space, will teleport a horde of showbiz types back to March when he hosts Part Two of his annual Pre-Grammy Gala Saturday night (5/15).

It used to be that our invitations got lost in the mail, but because seating is unlimited at this virtual event, even schlubs like us HITS losers managed to wrangle invites this year—and we don’t have to leave our couches, which makes this our kind of party.

Even so, a number of “top-tier” people will also be attending, including the 50-some-odd captains of industry immediately below.

RSVPs have been received from, among others, Aaron Bay-Schuck, Scott Borchetta, Clive Calder, Tom Corson, Michael Dungan, Peter Edge, Terry Ellis, Jon Fleckenstein, Tom Freston, Kenny Gamble, Pete Ganbarg, Marc Geiger, Charles Goldstuck, Berry Gordy, Damien Granderson, Allen Grubman, Rani Hancock, Leon Huff, Larry Jackson, Craig Kallman, Charles Koppelman, Evan Lamberg, Monte Lipman, Max Lousada, David Massey, Larry Mestel, Dan McCarroll, Merck Mercuriadis, Guy Moot, Doug Morris, Keith Naftaly, Ashley Newton, Don Passman, Joel Peresman, Richard Perry, Ron Perry, Randy Phillips, Jon Platt, Alissa Pollack, Tom Poleman, L.A. Reid, Sylvia Rhone, Andrew Ruf, Deborah Rutter, Oliver Schusser, Mark Shimmel, Arnold Stiefel, Rob Stringer, Julie Swidler, John Titta, Jeff Vaughn and Barry Weiss.

But wait, there’s more: Byron Allen, Michelle Anthony, Dallas Austin, Jeff Bhasker, Mike Caren, Lyor Cohen, Joan Collins, Steve Cooper, Brandon Creed, Tim Dubois, Toby Emmerich, John Fogerty, Larry Jackson, Kevin Kelleher, Bryan Leach, Joie Manda, Carianne Marshall, Robert Randolph, Carlos Santana, John Silva and Matt & Dana Walden.

We now quote from the official press release: “Entertainment royalty Elton John, Paul Simon, Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor, Joni MitchellJohn Mellencamp, Carlos Santana, Rob Thomas, Berry Gordy, Dionne Warwick, Barry Manilow, Earth Wind & Fire, Slash, Dave Grohl, media icon Oprah Winfrey, four-time Grammy Award winner H.E.R. and Billboard Number 1 Album star DaBaby will share some of their most intimate moments with the legendary Clive Davis on Saturday, May 15, when ‘the Man With the Golden Ears' hosts PART II of his infamous Pre-Grammy Gala. The glittering event follows the extraordinary success of PART I, which took place to rave reviews from around the world on January 30.”

Said His Cliveness: “Part I was truly memorable… a special, lifetime night. You just won’t believe what we have in store for PART II. I am deeply privileged to be joined by some of the greatest artists ever while paying tribute to several of the most electrifying live performances in music history.”

We are mos def not worthy.

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