Skylar Grey performs for the Dalai Lama in Washington, DC
The Washington Post reports 20,000 people turned out to the event at the National Mall, which saw Whoopi Golberg emcee, the Dalai Lama speak and Grey singing her popular tune.
Quite the honor for an artist whose first solo album hasn't even been released yet. ("Invinsible" drops Fall 2011.)
For now, you can watch the Diddy-less performance from the July 9 event: