First-time Grammy nominees Alessia Cara, Khalid and Logic come together for powerful performance
Music’s Biggest Night just got bigger as the Recording Academy announces additional acts to perform on this year’s 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Just added to the lineup are current GRAMMY nominees Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee; current GRAMMY nominee Kesha; GRAMMY winner and current nominee Bruno Mars with current nominee Cardi B; current nominee SZA; and first-time GRAMMY nominees Alessia Cara, Khalid, and Logic, who will take the stage with a group of suicide attempt and loss survivors selected by the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in a special performance delivering an important message. Previously announced performers include Childish Gambino, Lady Gaga, Little Big Town, Patti LuPone, P!nk, and Ben Platt. Live from Madison Square Garden in New York City, and hosted by award-winning television personality and performer James Corden, the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network, Sunday, January 28th at 7:30 pm ET/4:30 pm PT.
First-time nominee Alessia Cara has four nominations this year: Best New Artist, Song Of The Year and Best Music Video (“1-800-273-8255”); and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (“Stay” with Zedd).
Making her GRAMMY debut, Cardi B currently has two nominations: Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song (“Bodak Yellow”).
Current three-time GRAMMY nominees Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee are up for Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (“Despacito” featuring Justin Bieber).
Performing on the GRAMMY stage for the first time, Kesha earned two nominations this year: Best Pop Solo Performance (“Praying”) and Best Pop Vocal Album (Rainbow).
Five-time nominee Khalid is up for Best New Artist, Song Of The Year, and Best Music Video (“1-800-273-8255”); Best R&B Song (“Location”); and Best Urban Contemporary Album (American Teen).
First-time nominee Logic has two nominations: Song Of The Year and Best Music Video (“1-800-273-8255”).
Five-time GRAMMY winner Bruno Mars is up for Album Of The Year and Best R&B Album (24K Magic); Record Of The Year (“24K Magic”); and Song Of The Year, Best R&B Performance, and Best R&B Song (“That’s What I Like”).
Also taking the stage for the first time, SZA has five nominations this year: Best New Artist, Best R&B Performance (“The Weekend”), Best R&B Song (“Supermodel”), Best Urban Contemporary Album (Ctrl), and Best Rap/Sung Performance (“Love Galore”).
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