Katy Perry, Eminem announced as 2011 GRAMMY performers
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Current GRAMMY nominees Arcade Fire, Eminem, Cee Lo Green, Lady Gaga, Miranda Lambert, and Katy Perry are the first performers announced for the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast. Arcade Fire and Lambert will perform on the GRAMMY telecast for the first time, while Eminem, Green, Lady Gaga, and Perry are returning to the GRAMMY stage. Additional performers, presenters and special segments will be announced soon.
Eleven-time GRAMMY winner Eminem leads the 53rd GRAMMYs with 10 nominations: Record Of The Year (with Rihanna), Song Of The Year (with Alexander Grant and Skylar Grey), Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (with Rihanna), and Best Rap Song (with Grant and Grey) for "Love The Way You Lie"; Best Short Form Music Video (with Rihanna) for "Love The Way You Lie (Explicit Version)"; Album Of The Year and Best Rap Album for Recovery; Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals for "Airplanes, Part II" (with B.o.B & Hayley Williams); and Best Rap Solo Performance and Best Rap Song (with M. Burnett, J. Evans, Luis Resto and M. Samuels) for "Not Afraid."
Two-time GRAMMY winner Lady Gaga has six nods: Album Of The Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for The Fame Monster; Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and Best Short Form Music Video for "Bad Romance"; Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals for "Telephone" (with Beyoncé); and Best Dance Recording for "Dance In The Dark."
Two-time GRAMMY winner Green and Perry are up for four awards each: Green for Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year (with Brody Brown, Ari Levine, Philip Lawrence, and Bruno Mars), Best Urban/Alternative Performance, and Best Short Form Music Video for "F*** You"; and Perry for Album Of The Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for Teenage Dream, Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Teenage Dream," and Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals for "California Gurls" (with Snoop Dogg).
Arcade Fire and Lambert each have three nominations: Arcade Fire for Album Of The Year and Best Alternative Music Album for The Suburbs, and Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals for "Ready To Start"; and Lambert for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for "The House That Built Me," Best Country Collaboration With Vocals for "Bad Angel" (with Dierks Bentley and Jamey Johnson), and Best Country Album for Revolution.
The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards will take place live on Sunday, Feb. 13 at Staples Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast in high definition 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 Westwood One, and covered online at GRAMMY.com and CBS.com, and on YouTube. For updates and breaking news, please visit The Recording Academy's social networks on Twitter and Facebook.