Friday, February 10, 2017

Wide range of performers set to appear at 59th Annual Grammy Awards this Sunday

Here is the latest roundup of news relating to the GRAMMY Awards, which are set to be broadcast this Sunday night (Feb. 12, 2017):

Katy Perry will perform at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards.
Photo credit: Olivia Bee

 Camila Cabello, The Chainsmokers, Kelly Clarkson, Laverne Cox, Jason Derulo, Celine Dion, DNCE, Halsey, Taraji P. Henson, Paris Jackson, Nick Jonas, Jennifer Lopez, Tim McGraw & Faith Hill, Katharine McPhee, Pentatonix, Thomas Rhett, Gina Rodriguez, Ryan Seacrest, Solange, And John Travolta Set To Present
Music's Biggest Night® — Hosted By James Corden — Airs Live On CBS, Feb. 12, 2017
Gary Clark Jr., seen here performing in September 2013, will perform at the
Grammy Awards on Feb. 12, 2017. Photo: Kelly A. Swift

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Feb. 10, 2017) — A diverse all-star lineup of GRAMMY® Award nominees, GRAMMY winners, entertainers, and film and TV stars will take the stage as presenters for the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards® telecast. This year's presenters include singer/ songwriter Camila Cabello; current GRAMMY nominees The Chainsmokers; three-time GRAMMY winner and current GRAMMY nominee Kelly Clarkson; actress Laverne Cox; singer/songwriter Jason Derulo; five-time GRAMMY winner Celine Dion; pop/funk band DNCE; current GRAMMY nominee Halsey; actress Taraji P. Henson; actress/model Paris Jackson; previous GRAMMY nominee Nick Jonas; previous GRAMMY nominee Jennifer Lopez; three-time GRAMMY winner Tim McGraw and five-time GRAMMY winner Faith Hill; singer/songwriter Katharine McPhee; two-time GRAMMY winners and current GRAMMY­­ nominees Pentatonix; current GRAMMY nominee Thomas Rhett; actress Gina Rodriguez; TV/radio host and producer Ryan Seacrest; current GRAMMY nominee Solange; and previous GRAMMY nominee and actor John Travolta.  
Previously announced performers include Adele, Kelsea Ballerini, William BellChance The RapperGary Clark Jr., Daft PunkAndra DayCynthia Erivo, Tori KellyAlicia Keys, Lady GagaJohn LegendLittle Big TownDemi LovatoLukas Graham, Bruno MarsMetallicaMaren MorrisAnderson .Paak, Katy PerrySturgill SimpsonA Tribe Called QuestCarrie UnderwoodKeith Urban, and The Weeknd.
Taking place at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and hosted by award-winning television personality and performer James Corden, the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television NetworkSunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
The 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards are produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy®. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director, Ben Winston is a producer, and David Wild and Ehrlich are the writers.

Late yesterday, Capitol Records released "Chained to the Rhythm," the first single from Katy Perry's forthcoming album. She will perform the song live for the very first time at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Perry co-wrote "Chained to the Rhythm" with Max Martin, Sia Furler, Ali Payami and Skip Marley. The song is available everywhere for streaming and download. Visit The lyric video can be viewed HERE.

Katy Perry's cumulative streams now exceed 18 billion worldwide and she is the most-followed person globally on Twitter. She made her Capitol Records debut with 2008's One of the Boys and cemented her status as a global superstar with the follow-up album, Teenage Dream (2010). PRISM, her 2013 album, debuted at No. 1 on iTunes in 100 countries and has sold more than 12.5 million adjusted albums worldwide. With the singles "Firework" and "Dark Horse" each surpassing the 10 million threshold including song sales and streams, Perry is the first female artist to earn two RIAA Digital Single Diamond Awards. Cumulatively, she has sold more than 40 million adjusted albums and over 125 million tracks worldwide. Perry played to a total of two million people on the sold-out, 151-date Prismatic World Tour and headlined the Super Bowl XLIX halftime show, which set a record as the most-watched Super Bowl halftime show ever.

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