Next Round Of Performers Announced
Jennifer Hudson and Carrie Underwood added to 51st GRAMMY telecast performance lineup
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Current GRAMMY Award nominees Jennifer Hudson and Carrie Underwood are the latest performers announced for the 51st Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast. They join previously announced performers and nominees Kenny Chesney, Coldplay, Jonas Brothers, Lil Wayne, and Katy Perry.
Jennifer Hudson has three nominations: Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for "Spotlight," Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals for "I'm His Only Woman" (featuring Fantasia), and Best R&B Album for Jennifer Hudson.
Three-time GRAMMY winner Carrie Underwood is up for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for "Last Name."
As previously announced, Perry will perform as part of this year's "My GRAMMY Moment" segment on the telecast. Produced in partnership with CBS.com, "My GRAMMY Moment" allows music fans to upload a 30- to 60-second video of themselves singing along to a portion of Perry's "I Kissed A Girl" to www.cbs.com/grammys through Feb. 6. Videos will be voted on by fans and the public-at-large, and the most popular videos will be shown as part of Perry's performance on Music's Biggest Night.
The 51st Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held Feb. 8 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, and will be broadcast live in high-definition TV and 5.1 Surround Sound on the CBS Television Network at 8–11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The show will also be supported on radio via Westwood One worldwide and covered online at GRAMMY.com and CBS.com, on Twitter at "theGRAMMYs," on Facebook at "The Recording Academy," on YouTube at "51stGRAMMYs," and on Last.fm at "the51stgrammys." Additional performers, presenters and special segments to be announced.