The live performances are certainly a highlight of the Grammys each year, and this year’s event is coming in hot. Earlier today CBS and the Recording Academy announced the first group of artists to perform during the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. Taking the stage will be current Grammy nominee Childish Gambino (Donald Glover), Grammy winner and current nominee Lady Gaga, Grammy winners and current nominees Little Big Town, and Grammy winner and current nominee P!nk.
Additionally, in light of the show’s return to New York after 15 years, two-time Grammy winner Patti LuPone will reprise her 1981 performance of “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina,” and “Dear Evan Hansen’s” currently nominated Ben Platt will perform a classic from “West Side Story,” in a special Broadway tribute honoring the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Leonard Bernstein.
The event this year will be hosted by James Corden, the award-winning host of The Late Late Show on CBS, and the event will be broadcast LIVE from Madison Square Garden in New York Sunday, Jan. 28 (7:30–11:00 PM, live ET/4:30–8:00 PM, live PT) on the CBS Television Network. Making his Grammy stage debut, Childish Gambino is currently nominated for five Grammy Awards, those nominations include Album Of The Year and Best Urban Contemporary Album (Awaken, My Love!); and Record Of The Year, Best R&B Song, and Best Traditional R&B Performance (“Redbone”). Set to perform a track from her Grammy-nominated album, Joanne (Best Pop Vocal Album), six-time Grammy winner Lady Gaga is also nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance (“Million Reasons”). Two-time Grammy winners Little Big Town are nominated for Best Country Album (The Breaker) and Best Country Duo/Group Performance (“Better Man”). Three-time GRAMMY winner P!nk is nominated in the Best Pop Solo Performance category for “What About Us.” First-time nominee Ben Platt is up for Best Musical Theater Album (Dear Evan Hansen).
The 60th 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, Chantal Sausedo is the talent producer and David Wild and Ehrlich are the writers.