GRAMMY® MOMENTS SET WITH PERFORMANCES BY MAREN MORRIS AND ALICIA KEYS, ANDERSON .PAAK JOINING A TRIBE CALLED QUEST AND DAVE GROHL, AND THE WEEKND WITH DAFT PUNK, ON “THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®,” FEB. 12 ON CBS
Music’s Biggest Night® Will Be Hosted By
Award-Winning Host and Performer James Corden
Music’s Biggest Night® just got bigger with a series of performances and collaborations poised to make for some incredible GRAMMY® Moments. Holding four nominations, including Best New Artist, Maren Morris will perform with 15-time GRAMMY winner Alicia Keys, who received the Best New Artist award in 2002; two-time nominee and fellow Best New Artist contender Anderson .Paak will join legendary hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest, who holds four previous GRAMMY nominations, along with 15-time GRAMMY winner Dave Grohl; and two-time GRAMMY winner and current nominee The Weeknd is set to perform with six-time GRAMMY winners Daft Punk. Today’s round of artists join previously announced performers Adele, John Legend, Bruno Mars, Metallica, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban. Award-winning host and performer James Corden is set to host Music’s Biggest Night® for the first time.
THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS will be broadcast live from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Sunday, Feb. 12 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/5:00-8:30 PM, live PT; 6:00-9:30 PM, live MT) on the CBS Television Network.
Morris is nominated for four GRAMMY Awards this year: Best New Artist, Best Country Album (HERO), Best Country Song (“My Church”) and Best Country Solo Performance (“My Church”).
.Paak is nominated for Best New Artist and Best Urban Contemporary Album (Malibu).
Two-time GRAMMY winner The Weeknd is nominated as a featured artist on Beyoncé’s Lemonade.
THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS® is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director, Ben Winston is a producer, and David Wild and Ehrlich are the writers.
About The Recording Academy
Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers and recording professionals dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Recording Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @RecordingAcad on Twitter, “like” Recording Academy/GRAMMYs on Facebook, and join The Recording Academy’s social communities on Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, and YouTube.