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01.08.2020

AEROSMITH, BILLIE EILISH, LIZZO, BLAKE SHELTON AND GWEN STEFANI TO PERFORM ON “THE 62ND ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®”

HOSTED BY ALICIA KEYS, music’s biggest night® airs

sunday, JAN. 26 on CBS

CBS and the Recording Academy® have confirmed the first slate of artists to perform on THE 62nd ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®. Set to take the stage on Music’s Biggest Night® are 2020 MusiCares Person of the Year® Aerosmith, who will perform a medley of some of their legendary hits; first-time nominee breakout stars Billie Eilish and Lizzo, who will each make their GRAMMY® stage debuts; and powerhouse artists Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani will take the GRAMMY stage together for the first time. Live from STAPLES Center, and hosted by Alicia Keys, THE 62nd ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS will be broadcast live in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound Sunday, Jan. 26 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/5:00-8:30 PM, live PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Four-time GRAMMY-winning band Aerosmith first performed on the 33rd GRAMMY Awards stage in 1991. This year, they are appearing as the MusiCares Person of the Year, being recognized for their considerable philanthropic efforts over five decades and undeniable impact on American music history.

Making her GRAMMY performance debut, first-time GRAMMY nominee Billie Eilish is nominated for six awards including Record Of The Year (“Bad Guy”), Album Of The Year (When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?), Song Of The Year (“Bad Guy”), Best New Artist, Best Pop Solo Performance (“Bad Guy”), and Best Pop Vocal Album (When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?).

First-time nominee Lizzo will also take the stage for her first GRAMMY performance. With eight nominations, Lizzo is the most nominated artist of the year for Record Of The Year (“Truth Hurts”), Album Of The Year (Cuz I Love You [Deluxe]), Song Of The Year (“Truth Hurts”), Best New Artist, Best Pop Solo Performance (“Truth Hurts”), Best R&B Performance (“Exactly How I Feel”), Best Traditional R&B Performance (“Jerome”), and Best Urban Contemporary Album (Cuz I Love You [Deluxe]).

Three-time GRAMMY winner Gwen Stefani will perform with current GRAMMY nominee Blake Shelton. Shelton is nominated this year for Best Country Solo Performance (“God’s Country”).

THE 62nd ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS are produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for the Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Ben Winston is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director, Chantel Sausedo is the talent producer, and David Wild and Ehrlich are the writers.

About the Recording Academy

The Recording Academy® represents the voices of performers, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music professionals. Dedicated to ensuring the recording arts remain a thriving part of our shared cultural heritage, the Academy honors music’s history while investing in its future through the GRAMMY Museum®, advocates on behalf of music creators, supports music people in times of need through MusiCares®, and celebrates artistic excellence through the GRAMMY Awards®—music’s only peer-recognized accolade and highest achievement. As the world’s leading society of music professionals, we work year-round to foster a more inspiring world for creators.

CHEAT TWEET: 1st round of #GRAMMYs performers announced! @Aerosmith @billieeilish @lizzo @blakeshelton @gwenstefani will take the stage on Music’s Biggest Night, LIVE on @CBS 1/26 8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/5:00-8:30 PM, live PT! http://bit.ly/39P7jDH

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CBS Press Contacts:

Kate Fisher

212-975-3818

khfisher@cbs.com

Julie Holland

818-655-1594

julie.holland@cbs.com

CBS Photo Contacts:

Gaye Ann Bruno

818-655-1542

gayeann.bruno@cbs.com

Kathleen Holloway

212-975-8533

kholloway@cbs.com

Recording Academy Contacts:

Lourdes Lopez Patton

310-392-3777

lourdes.lopez@recordingacademy.com

Andie Cox

310-392-3777

andie.cox@recordingacademy.com

Sunshine Sachs Contact:

Michael Samonte

323-822-9300

GRAMMYs@sunshinesachs.com