Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age Dave Grohl and Lindsey Buckingham to Close GRAMMYS
Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age, Dave Grohl and Lindsey Buckingham will close THE 56TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS. Current GRAMMY Award nominee Gary Clark, Jr. and nominee Hunter Hayes have also joined the show's all-star performance line-up.
The show airs Sunday, January 26th at 8/7c on CBS.
13-time GRAMMY Award winner Dave Grohl and Queens Of The Stone Age are each UP for two awards: Clark Jr. is nominated for Best Rock Song for "Ain't Messin' Round" and Best Traditional R&B Performance for "Please Come Home"; Grohl has nominations for Best Rock Song for "Cut Me Some Slack" (along with Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear) and Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media for Sound City: Real To Reel; Queens Of The Stone Age have nods for Best Rock Performance for "My God Is The Sun" and Best Rock Album for ...Like Clockwork.
Two-time GRAMMY Award-winning group Nine Inch Nails are nominated for Best Alternative Music Album for Hesitation Marks.
Previously announced performers include current nominee Sara Bareilles together with four-time GRAMMY Award winner and 2014 MusiCares® Person of the Year Carole King; current nominees Daft Punk with nominee Nile Rodgers (of Chic), nominee Pharrell Williams, and 25-time GRAMMY Award winner Stevie Wonder; nominee Kendrick Lamar joined by nominees Imagine Dragons; nominee John Legend; nominee Lorde; nominees Macklemore & Ryan Lewis; eight-time GRAMMY Award -winning group Metallica and GRAMMY Cultural Ambassador to China Lang Lang performing together; nominee and 2014 Recording Academy Lifeteime Achievement Award recipient (as a member of the Beatles) Paul McCartney; nominee Kacey Musgraves; nominee Katy Perry; nominees P!nk and Nate Ruess (of FUN.); nine-time GRAMMY winner and 2014 Recording Academy Lifeteime Achievement Award recipient (as a member of the Beatles) Ringo Starr; nominee Robin Thicke and GRAMMY Award -winning group Chicago (whose debut album was inducted into the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame® this year); nominee Taylor Swift; nominee Keith Urban; and a special performance featuring Merle Haggard, 2014 Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, and nominee Blake Shelton. Also performing with Daft Punk are the RAM (Random Access Memories) session players: Chris Caswell, Nathan East, Omar Hakim, and Paul Jackson, Jr.
THE 56TH 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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