The #Beyhive are in overdrive tonight!
Indeed, before attacking 2015 ‘Album of the Year’ winner Beck for besting Beyonce‘s self-titled album in the coveted category, the group had their sights set on powerhouse vocalist Frenchie Davis for reportedly slamming the Grammy committee for picking the ‘Single Ladies’ singer to sing as part of its ‘Selma’ tribute.
As reported here, despite the film featuring singer Ledisi portraying Mahalia Jackson and covering her popular version of ‘Precious Lord’ for its accompanying soundtrack, the ceremony opted for Bey to perform the tune…even with Ledisi sitting in the audience.
Before the show took place, Entertainment Tonight caught up with the ‘Pieces of Me’ singer to get a piece of her mind on the decision. This, as the #Beyhive continued a two day attack on the former ‘American Idol’ contestant, Davis, for lending her support via Twitter:
Later catching up with John Legend:
“We were actually approached by Beyonce. She wanted to do an intro to our performance and introduce us,” Legend told Kevin [of Entertainment Tonight]. “You don’t really say no to Beyonce if she asks to perform with you.”
Before Ledisi lent her address (as seen above), fellow powerhouse singer Frenchie Davis took to Facebook to say:
The backlash from Twitter was so great that the songstress eventually removed the status. But, when positioned by a fan for her response post-Beyonce’s performance: