GARY CLARK JR. TO TAKE THE STAGE WITH THE ROOTS
PRESERVATION JAZZ HALL BAND AND TROMBONE SHORTY TO PERFORM A TOUCHING “IN MEMORIAM” TRIBUTE
SHEILA E. AND USHER TO HONOR PRINCE WITH A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE
HOSTED BY ALICIA KEYS, “THE 62ND ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®”
AIRS SUNDAY, JAN. 26, ON CBS
CBS and the Recording Academy® have confirmed the final slate of performers for THE 62ND ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®. Previously announced Gary Clark Jr. will be joined by The Roots to perform Clark’s GRAMMY-nominated song “This Land”; Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Trombone Shorty will unite to honor those we have lost this year in a touching “In Memoriam” tribute; and Sheila E. will take the stage with Usher for an exciting GRAMMY Salute to Prince.
Hosted by Alicia Keys, THE 62ND ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS will be broadcast live from STAPLES Center 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 and streaming on CBS All Access.
The artists announced today join previously announced performers Aerosmith; BTS; Joshua Bell; Camila Cabello; Brandi Carlile; Common; Misty Copeland; Billy Ray Cyrus; Diplo; Billie Eilish; Kirk Franklin; Ariana Grande; H.E.R.; Jonas Brothers; DJ Khaled; Lang Lang; Cyndi Lauper; John Legend; Lil Nas X; Lizzo; Demi Lovato; Meek Mill; Ben Platt; Mason Ramsey; Roddy Ricch; Rosalía; Run-D.M.C.; Blake Shelton; Gwen Stefani; the War and Treaty; Tanya Tucker; Tyler, The Creator; Charlie Wilson; and YG.
This year’s presenters include Common, Ava DuVernay, Cynthia Erivo, Jim Gaffigan, Dua Lipa, Trevor Noah, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, Billy Porter, Bebe Rexha, Smokey Robinson, Shania Twain, Keith Urban and Stevie Wonder.
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: More #GRAMMY performances announced! @GaryClarkJr @theroots @preshallband @Tromboneshorty @SheilaEdrummer @Usher & more 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! @aliciakeys hosts! http://bit.ly/2Gk7Tfl
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