Though last night's Grammys included special tributes to David Bowie, Glenn Frey and more stars, one late singer was noticeably left out of the honors — Natalie Cole.
During the award show, fans of the "Unforgettable" singer took to Twitter to express their disappointment over Natalie — who sadly died from congestive heart failure at age 65 in late December 2015 — only being included in the program's "In Memoriam" segment instead of being given a separate music tribute.
We lost so many greats but Natalie Cole 1st African American to win Best New Artist deserved a tribute #Grammys #BHM pic.twitter.com/tKMbrUtBkL— Holly Robinson Peete (@hollyrpeete) February 16, 2016
We lost so many greats but Natalie Cole 1st African American to win Best New Artist deserved a tribute #Grammys #BHM pic.twitter.com/tKMbrUtBkL
"We lost so many greats, but Natalie Cole [was the] first African American to win Best New Artist. [She] deserved a tribute #Grammys #BHM," actress Holly Robinson Peete wrote on the micro-blogging site.
RELATED: So Sad — Céline Dion's Late Husband René Angélil Honored During Grammys as "My Heart Will Go On" Plays
"Natalie Cole… nine Grammys and only gets a photo in a remembrance montage. David Bowie... one Grammy and he received a seven minute tribute #GRAMMYs," CNN correspondent Chris Witherspoon similarly wrote.
Your life just got exponentially better and more stylish now you've signed up for our newsletter. Fabulousness awaits!