Additional Artists Added to the Stellar Lineup for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards®
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 6, 2019--The Recording Academy ™ has announced additional performers for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards®. Current nominees Chloe x Halle, GRAMMY ® winner Lady Gaga, GRAMMY winner Mark Ronson, and GRAMMY nominee Travis Scott are set to perform on Music’s Biggest Night ®. Additionally, current nominee Dua Lipa will perform with GRAMMY winner St. Vincent. In what is sure to be a GRAMMY Moment to remember, GRAMMY winners Yolanda Adams, Fantasia, and past GRAMMY nominee Andra Day will honor the legendary Aretha Franklin. They join previously announced performers J Balvin, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, Dan + Shay, H.E.R., Little Big Town, Post Malone, Ricky Martin, Shawn Mendes, Janelle Monáe, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, Dolly Parton, Katy Perry, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Diana Ross, Arturo Sandoval, and Young Thug. 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, Feb. 10, 2019, at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.
Lady Gaga, winner of six GRAMMYs, is currently nominated for Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, and Best Song Written For Visual Media (“Shallow”) and Best Pop Solo Performance (“Joanne [Where Do You Think You’re Goin’?”]).
Best New Artist nominees Chloe x Halle are also nominated for Best Urban Contemporary Album ( The Kids Are Alright ).
Dua Lipa is nominated for Best New Artist and Best Dance Recording (“Electricity” [Silk City & Dua Lipa feat. Diplo & Mark Ronson]).
Five-time GRAMMY winner Ronson is nominated three times this year: Song Of The Year (“Shallow”), Best Song Written For Visual Media (“Shallow”), and Best Dance Recording (“Electricity” [Silk City & Dua Lipa feat. Diplo & Mark Ronson]).
Three-time GRAMMY nominee, Scott is up for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song (“Sicko Mode”) and Best Rap Album ( Astroworld ).
GRAMMY winner St. Vincent is nominated for Best Rock Song (“Masseduction”) and Best Alternative Music Album ( Masseduction ).
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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