CBS and the Recording Academy have announced additional performers for The 61st Annual Grammy Awards.
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.
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.
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.
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Ariana Grande was previously set to perform. However, due to a disagreement with Grammy producers over which songs she would perform, Grande will not be performing at nor attending the ceremony.
An insider tells Variety that Grande felt “insulted” after producers initially refused to allow her to perform “7 Rings,” the latest single from her forthcoming album “Thank U, Next” (which arrives Friday, two days before the Grammys). A compromise was reached whereby “7 Rings” would be part of a medley, but Grande pulled out after producers insisted that the second song be of their choosing.
Hosted by Alicia Keys, The 61st Annual Grammy Awards will be broadcast live from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles Sunday, Feb. 10 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/5:00-8:30 PM, live PT) on CBS.