Alicia Keys has been tapped as host for 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards
The Recording Academy has announced the next wave of artists to perform on this year’s 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards. In what is sure to be an unforgettable GRAMMY moment GRAMMY winners Red Hot Chili Peppers will join Post Malone. Music’s Biggest Night will also feature the incredible talents of current multi-GRAMMY nominee Brandi Carlile, past GRAMMY nominee Miley Cyrus, and current multi-GRAMMY nominee H.E.R. They join previously announced performers and current nominees Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Dan + Shay, Malone, Shawn Mendes, Janelle Monáe, and Kacey Musgraves. Live from Staples Center, and hosted by Alicia Keys, the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network, Sunday, February 10th at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT.
Taking the GRAMMY stage for the first time, Carlile is up for six GRAMMY Awards — Record Of The Year (“The Joke”), Album Of The Year (By The Way, I Forgive You), Song Of The Year (“The Joke”), Best American Roots Performance (“The Joke”), Best American Roots Song (“The Joke”), and Best Americana Album (By The Way, I Forgive You).
First-time GRAMMY nominee H.E.R. is up for Album Of The Year (H.E.R.), Best New Artist, Best R&B Performance (“Best Part” featuring Daniel Caesar), Best R&B Song (“Focus”), and Best R&B Album (H.E.R.).
The 61st 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 producer, and David Wild and Ehrlich are the writers.
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