Elton John escaped serious criticism in Russia after using a sold-out Moscow concert to challenge a highly contentious law.
Celebrities around the world took to social media to pay tribute to Madiba and express their condolences to his family.
Rapper Jay Z led all artists with nine Grammy nominations, but newcomers Lorde, Kendrick Lamar, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis edged out industry heavyweights.
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"Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" transforms from a living tribute to a big-screen eulogy.
Pierre de Charmoy and the Inanda Seminary School choir release the haunting song 'Tribute to Madiba'.
Madiba drew out the beaming child in even the most celebrated public figures.
David Beckham, Samuel L Jackson, the Spice Girls and others recall the honour of having met Madiba.
Some SA celebs brought flowers to Madiba’s Houghton home, and others left messages via social media.
Gospel singer Kirk Franklin joined mourners at the late Nelson Mandela's home in Houghton on Friday.
Ster Kinekor halted the screening of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom on Friday “as a sign of respect”.
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