The world was rocked this morning by the news of Kobe Bryant's tragic death. He died in a helicopter crash that also killed his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and seven others. Harry How / Getty Images In a strange twist of fate, the Grammy Awards were scheduled for Sunday night at the Staples Center — the stadium Kobe Bryant called home for his entire NBA career. Harry How / Getty Images Alicia Keys opened the show with a powerful speech that reminded everyone that they were sitting "in the house that Kobe Bryant built." Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images Throughout the show, other stars paid tribute to the athlete — for example, Lil Nas X had a Bryant jersey onstage for his performance. Kevin Winter / Getty Images And the Grammy Awards found another quiet way to honor Bryant at the show. People in the Staples Center certainly saw it, but you might have missed it at home. Robyn Beck / Getty Images Back in 2017, the Los Angeles Lakers retired Bryant's jersey numbers, 8 and 24. Two jerseys bearing those numbers were hung in the rafters as part of that ceremony. Los Angeles Lakers @Lakers A legendary career deserves legendary honors #Ko8e24 05:29 AM - 19 Dec 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite And for Sunday night's Grammy Awards, a spotlight was kept shining on those jerseys up in the rafters, to honor his legacy in that stadium. Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images The Recording Academy — the organization behind the Grammy Awards — confirmed that the jerseys would stay illuminated for the entire evening. Robyn Beck / Getty Images Sending lots of love to Kobe's wife, Vanessa, and their children in this tragic time. Maxx Wolfson / Getty Images You can see more of Alicia Keys' opening tribute to the athlete here.