The Grammy Awards event is shaping up to be a pretty fantastic show. Earlier today CBS and the Recording Academy announced a few more performers for the event, but the list excludes Ariana Grande. This year will be the 61st annual Grammy Awards and the network confirmed that current nominees Chloe x Halle, Grammy winner Lady Gaga, Grammy winner Mark Ronson, and Grammy nominee Travis Scott are all set to perform on the Grammy stage. Additionally, current nominee Dua Lipa will perform with Grammy winner St. Vincent, so their fans will want to set a reminder to catch the show.
The network also stated that Yolanda Adams, Fantasia, and past Grammy nominee Andra Day, will honor the legendary Aretha Franklin. They join previously announced performers J Balvin, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, Dan + Shay, H.E.R., Little Big Town, Post Malone, Ricky Martin, Shawn Mendes, Janelle Monáe, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, Dolly Parton, Katy Perry, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Diana Ross, Arturo Sandoval and Young Thug.
Best New Artist nominees Chloe x Halle are also nominated for Best Urban Contemporary Album (The Kids Are Alright). Dua Lipa is nominated for Best New Artist and Best Dance Recording (“Electricity” [Silk City & Dua Lipa feat. Diplo & Mark Ronson]). Five-time Grammy winner Ronson is nominated three times this year: Song Of The Year (“Shallow”), Best Song Written For Visual Media (“Shallow”), and Best Dance Recording (“Electricity” [Silk City & Dua Lipa feat. Diplo & Mark Ronson]). Three-time Grammy nominee, Scott is up for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song (“Sicko Mode”) and Best Rap Album (Astroworld).
Grammy winner St. Vincent is nominated for Best Rock Song (“Masseduction”) and Best Alternative Music Album (Masseduction).
This year’s big event is being hosted by Alicia Keys, and will be broadcast live from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on February 10th. You can catch the performances online or on CBS.