Dan + Shay, Kacey Musgraves Nab Grammy Performance Slots

The Recording Academy has announced several performers for the upcoming 61st Annual Grammy Awards, which will include performances from Nashville nominees Dan + Shay and Kacey Musgraves. Other performers announced include Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Post Malone, Shawn Mendes, and Janelle Monae.

The event will be hosted by Alicia Keys.

Musgraves, a two-time Grammy winner, is nominated this year for four honors, including Album of the Year (Golden Hour), Best Country Solo Performance (“Butterflies”), Best Country Song (“Space Cowboy”) and Best Country Album (Golden Hour). First-time honorees Dan + Shay are nominated for Best Country Duo/Group Performance for “Tequila.”

Making her Grammy performance debut, Cabello received two nominations for Best Pop Solo Performance (“Havana [Live]”) and Best Pop Vocal Album (Camila). Cardi B is nominated for Record Of The Year (“I Like It”), Album Of The Year (Invasion Of Privacy), Best Pop Duo/Group Performance with Maroon 5 (“Girls Like You”), Best Rap Performance (“Be Careful”), and Best Rap Album (Invasion Of Privacy). First-time Grammy nominee Post Malone received four nominations, Record Of The Year (“Rockstar” with 21 Savage), Album Of The Year (Beerbongs & Bentleys), Best Pop Solo Performance (“Better Now”), and Best Rap/Sung Performance (“Rockstar”). Mendes is nominated for Song Of The Year (“In My Blood”) and Best Pop Vocal Album (Shawn Mendes). Monáe is up for Album Of The Year (Dirty Computer) and Best Music Video (“PYNK”).

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards will be broadcast live in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.

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