Current GRAMMYÂ®Â nomineesÂ ColdplayÂ andÂ RihannaÂ will perform live together for the first time â€¦ as part of the stellar lineup for theÂ 54th Annual GRAMMY AwardsÂ (www.grammy.com). Music’s Biggest NightÂ®Â â€” hosted by two-time GRAMMY winnerÂ LL COOL JÂ â€” takes place live onÂ Sunday, Feb. 12, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast in high definition and 5.1 surround sound on theÂ CBS Television NetworkÂ fromÂ 8 â€“ 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The show also will be supported on radio worldwide via Westwood One/Dial Global, and covered online atÂ GRAMMY.comÂ andÂ CBS.com, and on YouTube atwww.youtube.com/thegrammys. Additional performers, presenters and special segments will be announced soon. For GRAMMY coverage, updates and breaking news, please visit The Recording AcademyÂ®‘s social networks on Twitter and Facebook:Â www.twitter.com/thegrammys,Â www.facebook.com/thegrammys.
Seven-time GRAMMY-winning group Coldplay is up for three awards: Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for “Paradise,” and Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song for “Every Teardop Is A Waterfall.”
Previously announced performers for the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards include current GRAMMY nomineesÂ Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson,Â Foo Fighters,Â Bruno Mars,Â Nicki Minaj, andÂ Taylor Swift. Aldean and Minaj will perform on the GRAMMY telecast for the first time, while Clarkson, Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Mars, McCartney, Rihanna, and Swift are returning to the GRAMMY stage. LL COOL J has hosted “The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! â€” Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night” since its inception in December 2008, and this is his first time hosting the annual GRAMMY Awards telecast.
The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards are produced by John Cossette Productions and 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.
Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards â€” the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music â€” 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 Academy, please visitÂ www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @TheGRAMMYs on Twitter, like “The GRAMMYs” on Facebook, and join The GRAMMYs’ social communities on YouTube, Tumblr, Foursquare, GetGlue, and Instagram.
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