Grammy Awards: New Performers and Presenters Announced

The Civil Wars

More performers and presenters have been added to the 54th Annual Grammy Awards telecast Sunday, Feb. 12, and Nashville artists are well-represented among those appearing. Additionally, pre-telecast ceremony performers have been named.

The latest musical addition to the live Grammy show is a reunited Beach Boys, who will share the stage with Foster The People and Maroon 5 for a special collaboration. Also recently added to the performance lineup are The Civil Wars, Diana Krall, Maceo Parker, and Joe Walsh. They join previously announced performers Adele (in her first live appearance since vocal cord surgery last fall); Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson; Tony Bennett and Carrie Underwood; Chris Brown; Glen Campbell with The Band Perry and Blake Shelton; Coldplay and Rihanna; deadmau5; Foo Fighters; David Guetta; Alicia Keys and Bonnie Raitt; Lil Wayne; Bruno Mars; Paul McCartney; Nicki Minaj; Katy Perry; Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band; and Taylor Swift.

Joining the list of award presenters are Reba, Diana Ross, Common, and Taraji P. Henson. Previously announced presenters include Marc Anthony, Dierks Bentley, Jack Black, Drake, Fergie, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ryan Seacrest, Ringo Starr, and Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson.

Additionally, performers have been announced for the pre telecast ceremony that will stream live on starting at 3 PM/CT Feb. 12. The event will be co-hosted by saxophonist Dave Koz and Recording Academy Los Angeles Chapter President/rapper MC Lyte. Performers include Steve Earle, Rebirth Brass Band, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, and a “Ladies of Gospel” segment featuring Kim Burrell, Le’Andria Johnson, Kelly Price and Trin-I-Tee 5:7.

The live broadcast of the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, hosted by LL Cool J, airs at 7 PM/CT. Check back with for an update on Grammy winners.


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