CBS has confirmed the first list of performers that will take the stage for THE 57TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS. Eric Church, pop star Ariana Grande and singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran are on the list, as well as AC/DC and Madonna. The event takes place Sunday, Feb. 8 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/delayed PT) at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on the CBS Television Network.
Seven-time GRAMMY Award nominee Eric Church is up for four awards this year, including Best Country Solo Performance and Best Country Song for “Give Me Back My Hometown,” Best Country Duo/Group Performance for “Raise ‘Em Up” (with Keith Urban) and Best Country Album for The Outsiders.
Ariana Grande, who will be performing on the GRAMMY stage for the first time, has two nominations: Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for “Bang Bang” (with Jessie J and Nicki Minaj) and Best Pop Vocal Album for My Everything.
With three nominations, Ed Sheeran is up for Album Of The Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for X and Best Written Song For Visual Media for “I See Fire.”
THE 57TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS are produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director and David Wild and Ken Ehrlich are the writers. LL COOL J is a producer.