Alicia Keys And Maroon 5, And Frank Ocean To Perform On 55th GRAMMY Awards
Fourteen-time GRAMMY winner Alicia Keys and current nominees Maroon 5 will join together for a special performance, and current nominee Frank Ocean is set to perform on the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast. Current GRAMMY nominees Carly Rae Jepsen and Katy Perry, as well as actors Kaley Cuoco and Neil Patrick Harris, five-time GRAMMY winner Faith Hill, three-time GRAMMY winner Tim McGraw, and four-time GRAMMY winner Keith Urban will appear as presenters.
One of this year's leading nominees, Ocean is up for six awards: Record Of The Year for "Thinkin Bout You"; Album Of The Year and Best Urban Contemporary Album for Channel Orange; Best New Artist; and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (with Jay-Z, Kanye West and The-Dream); and Best Short Form Music Video (with West, Ocean, The-Dream, Romain Gavras, and Mourad Belkeddar) for "No Church In The Wild."
Three-time GRAMMY-winning group Maroon 5 are up for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for "Payphone" and Best Pop Vocal Album for Overexposed.
Previously announced performers for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards include current nominees Dierks Bentley and Miranda Lambert, the Black Keys, Fun., the Lumineers, Mumford & Sons, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, and Jack White, as well as Elton John and current nominee Ed Sheeran performing live together for the first time, and Justin Timberlake making his first live TV music performance in seven years in front of the March 19 release of his new album. Two-time GRAMMY winner LL Cool J returns as host of Music's Biggest Night.
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.
The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards will take place live on Sunday, Feb. 10 at Staples Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network from 8–11:30 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.