Five-time Grammy winner Jacob Collier will perform and discuss his career and the power of collaboration at a Grammy U Masterclass on Thursday, Feb. 2 at The Novo at LA Live in Los Angeles. The private event will be moderated by Jessie Reyeswho collaborated with Collier on a track on his Grammy-nominated album Djesse, Vol. 3. The two rising stars co-wrote and performed “Count the People,” the second track on the album.
Collier, 28, is nominated for two more Grammys this year – album of the year for his work as a featured artist, producer, engineer/mixer and songwriter on Coldplay‘s The music of the spheresand Best Arrangement, Instrumental and Vocal for “Never Gonna Be Alone,” a non-album single featuring Lizzy McAlpine and John Mayer.
Collier first gained widespread attention two years ago when he was nominated for surprise album of the year for his fourth studio album Djesse, Vol. 3. The album did not win, but one of the tracks, “He Won’t Hold You”, won best arrangement, instrumental and vocal, and another, “All I Need”, was nominated for best R&B performance.
Reyez, 31, was nominated for a Grammy three years ago for his EP, To be human in publicwhich competed for Best Urban Contemporary Album.
The Grammy U Masterclass with Collier, presented by Mastercard, will be streamed live at 1 p.m. PT on the Grammys’ YouTube and Twitch channels. Collier is set to perform at 2 p.m. The event will be preceded by a networking mixer featuring a Grammy U member DJ at