Elton John and Ed Sheeran Will Perform Together at the GRAMMY Awards; The Lumineers, Carrie Underwood and More Added to Lineup
Current GRAMMY nominees the Lumineers, Carrie Underwood and Jack White are set to perform; nominees Dierks Bentleyand Miranda Lambert will join together in a special performance; and Elton John and nominee Ed Sheeran will perform live together for the first time on the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast. They join previously announced performers and nominees The Black Keys, FUN., Mumford & Sons, Rihanna, and Taylor Swift. Two-time GRAMMY winner LL Cool J returns as host of Music's Biggest Night. The music industry's premier event will take place live on Sunday, Feb. 10, at Staples Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast in high-definition TV and 5.1surround sound on the CBS Television Network from8 - 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The show also will be supported on radio Worldwide via Dial Global, and covered online at GRAMMY.com and CBS.com, and on YouTube. Additional performers, presenters and special segments will be announced soon.
Nine-time GRAMMY winner Jack White has three nominations: Album Of The Year and Best Rock Album for Blunderbuss, and Best Rock Song for "Freedom At 21."
First-time nominees The Lumineers are up for Best New Artist and Best Americana Album forThe Lumineers.
Dierks Bentley, who has 10 prior nominations, has a nod this year for Best Country Solo Performance for "Home."
GRAMMY winner Miranda Lambert has a nomination for Best Country Album for Four The Record.
First-time nominee Ed Sheeran is up for Song Of The Year for "The A Team."
Five-time GRAMMY winner Carrie Underwood is nominated for Best Country Solo Performance for "Blown Away."
The 55th 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.
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