SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With less than one week left until Music's Biggest Night®, The Recording Academy just added more artists to its stellar lineup. Set to perform at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards® are current GRAMMY® nominees Kelsea Ballerini and Lukas Graham; current GRAMMY nominee Cynthia Erivo, who will join voices with previously announced 10-time GRAMMY winner John Legend in tribute to those from the music community we lost this past year; and, in a special segment, current GRAMMY nominee Demi Lovato with previous GRAMMY nominees Andra Day, Tori Kelly, and previously announced Little Big Town in a collaborative performance celebrating the music of the Bee Gees and the 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Fever.
This latest group joins previously announced performers Adele, William Bell, Chance The Rapper, Gary Clark Jr., Daft Punk, Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Maren Morris, Anderson .Paak, Sturgill Simpson, A Tribe Called Quest, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, and The Weeknd. Taking place at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Award-winning television personality and performer James Corden is set to host the for the first time.
Ballerini is nominated for Best New Artist.
Erivo is nominated for Best Musical Theater Album (The Color Purple).
Lukas Graham is nominated for Record Of The Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance ("7 Years"). Lead singer Lukas Forchhammer is also nominated for Song Of The Year ("7 Years").
Lovato is nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album (Confident).
The 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards are produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director, Ben Winston is a producer, and David Wild and Ehrlich are the writers.
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Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers, and recording professionals 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 Recording Academy, please visit www.grammy.com.