Taylor Swift, Alabama Shakes Join 58th GRAMMY Lineup
The Recording Academy has added its final round of 58th GRAMMY Awards performers, including current seven-time nominee Taylor Swift, who will open the show with a song from her GRAMMY-nominated album, 1989. Four-time nominees Alabama Shakes, two-time nominee Joey Alexander, and two-time nominee Miguel are also set to take the stage on Music's Biggest Night.
Seven-time GRAMMY winner Swift is currently nominated for Album Of The Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for 1989; Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year and Best Pop Solo Performance for "Blank Space"; and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance and Best Music Video for "Bad Blood" featuring Kendrick Lamar. This will be Swift's second time opening the GRAMMY Awards. Previously, she opened the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards in 2013, performing "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together."
Alabama Shakes are up for Album Of The Year and Best Alternative Music Album for Sound & Color; and Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song ("Don't Wanna Fight").
Making his GRAMMY stage debut, Joey Alexander is nominated for two GRAMMYs: Best Improvised Jazz Solo for "Giant Steps" and Best Jazz Instrumental Album for My Favorite Things.
GRAMMY winner Miguel has two nominations this year: Best Urban Contemporary Album (Wildheart) and Best R&B Song ("Coffee") with Brook Davis.
Previously announced 58th GRAMMY performers include Adele; Travis Barker; James Bay; Justin Bieber; Jackson Browne; Luke Bryan; Gary Clark Jr.; Andra Day; Diplo; Ellie Goulding; the "Hamilton" Broadway cast; Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, Timothy B. Schmit, and Joe Walsh of the Eagles; Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Joe Perry of the Hollywood Vampires; Sam Hunt; Tori Kelly; Lady Gaga; Kendrick Lamar; John Legend; Little Big Town; Demi Lovato; Pitbull; Bonnie Raitt; Rihanna; Lionel Richie; Skrillex; Chris Stapleton; Robin Thicke; Meghan Trainor; Carrie Underwood; and The Weeknd.
The 58th 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 Ehrlich are the writers. Two-time GRAMMY winner LL Cool J will host Music's Biggest Night for the fifth consecutive year.
Taking place at Staples Center in Los Angeles, the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on CBS on Monday, Feb. 15 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.