Alicia Keys, Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey, the Backstreet Boys, Tim McGraw and Billie Joe Armstrong are scheduled to take part in the event airing Sunday on Fox TV.
"Everyone’s health and safety is the #1 priority!" the singer wrote about the coronavirus pandemic.
The 26-year-old knocked her father's socks off in an Instagram post that purported to show stunning vocals. It was, in fact, a remarkable lip-sync.
The singer played Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata" after Rob Pelinka shared the song's significance to the Bryant family with the crowd at the Staples Center.
The daytime host and Alicia Keys presented high school senior DeAndre Arnold with a check during a segment of the show.
"It was that magic that happens when it’s necessary," the singer told Ellen DeGeneres.
The singer quipped in a song written for the show, "Commander in chief impeached, y’all get out. Let’s bring Cardi B in.”
The artists sang a touching rendition of the song "It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday."
The awards ceremony then opened with Alicia Keys giving an emotional tribute: "We are standing here heartbroken in the house that Kobe Bryant built."
The late icon's longtime collaborator Sheila E. said she is "honored to be performing" at the event later this month.