February 5, 2015

FINAL PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED FOR THIS SUNDAY'S GRAMMY AWARDS! DON'T FORGET I'LL BE LIVE TWEETING FROM STAPLES CENTER ALL DAY!!

I predict that the one and only Madonna and the one and only Pharrell will open the show on Sunday!! Sam Smith is going to CLEAN UP!!


NEWS RELEASE
CURRENT GRAMMY® NOMINEE KATY PERRY
ADDED TO PERFORM ON
THE 57TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®
                               
Pop Superstar To Deliver An Intimate Performance With A Powerful Message

LL COOL J Returns To Host Music's Biggest Night®
Airing Live On CBS, Feb. 8, 2015

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Feb. 5, 2015) — After a month long rollout announcing must-see GRAMMY® performances, the final artist added to the all-star lineup for Music's Biggest Night® is current nominee Katy Perry, who is up for two awards this year. Fresh off  her recent high-energy Super Bowl XLIX halftime show, Perry will bring a more intimate tone to the GRAMMY stage through her performance of "By The Grace Of God," from her nominated album, Prism. Entertainment icon and two-time GRAMMY winner LL COOL J returns as host. Taking place at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards®, will be broadcast live in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, from 8 – 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). 

Katy Perry is currently nominated for two awards: Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for "Dark Horse" featuring Juicy J and Best Pop Vocal Album for Prism.

Previously announced performers are GRAMMY-winning band AC/DC; GRAMMY winner and current nominee Beck; GRAMMY winner and current nominee Tony Bennett; GRAMMY winner and current nominee Mary J. Blige; nominee Eric Church; nominee Brandy Clark; GRAMMY winner and current nominee Common; nominee Ariana Grande; GRAMMY winner Herbie Hancock; nominee Hozier; nominee Jessie J; GRAMMY winner Tom Jones; 20-time Latin GRAMMY winner and current nominee Juanes; GRAMMY winner and current nominee Lady Gaga; GRAMMY winner and current nominee Miranda Lambert; internationally acclaimed pianist and GRAMMY Cultural Ambassador To China Lang Lang; GRAMMY winner and current nominee John Legend; GRAMMY winner and current nominee Annie Lennox; GRAMMY winner Adam Levine; the legendary Jeff Lynne's ELO; GRAMMY winner Madonna; GRAMMY winner Paul McCartney; GRAMMY winner and current nominee Chris Martin; GRAMMY winner John Mayer; GRAMMY winner Questlove; GRAMMY winner and current nominee Rihanna; nominee Ed Sheeran; nominee Sia; nominee Sam Smith; GRAMMY winner Gwen Stefani; GRAMMY winner and current nominee Usher; GRAMMY winner and current nominee Kanye West; GRAMMY winner and current nominee Pharrell Williams; and GRAMMY winner Dwight Yoakam.

The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards are produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director, and David Wild and Ken Ehrlich are the writers.

Established in 1957, The Recording Academy® is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @TheGRAMMYs on Twitter, like "The GRAMMYs" on Facebook, and join The GRAMMYs' social communities on Google+, Instagram, Tumblr and YouTube.

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