MARREN MORRIS, ALICIA KEYS, DAFT PUNK, THE WEEKND AND MORE PERFORMING AT 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS

By: Isabelle Doll Ngcobo

  GRAMMY® MOMENTS SET WITH

        MAREN MORRIS AND ALICIA KEYS; ANDERSON .PAAK JOINING A TRIBE CALLED QUEST AND DAVE GROHL;

AND THE WEEKND WITH DAFT PUNK

ON THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS

   Music’s Biggest Night® —

 Hosted By James Corden — Airs Live On CBS, Feb. 12, 2017

  The Recording Academy® has expanded its lineup for the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards® with a series of debuts and collaborations poised to make for some incredible GRAMMY® Moments. Holding four nominations, including Best New Artist, Maren Morris will perform with 15-time GRAMMY winner Alicia Keys, who received the Best New Artist award in 2002; two-time nominee and fellow Best New Artist contender Anderson .Paak will join legendary hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest, who hold four previous GRAMMY nominations, along with 15-time GRAMMY winner Dave Grohl; and two-time GRAMMY winner and current nominee The Weeknd is set to perform with six-time GRAMMY winnersDaft Punk

Today’s round of artists join previously announced performers AdeleJohn LegendBruno MarsMetallica,Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban. Award-winning television personality and performer James Corden is set to host Music’s Biggest Night® for the first time. Taking place at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. 

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. PTAdditional performers will be announced shortly.

 Morris is nominated for four GRAMMY Awards this year: Best New Artist, Best Country Album (HERO), Best Country Song (“My Church”), and Best Country Solo Performance (“My Church”).

 Paak is nominated for Best New Artist and Best Urban Contemporary Album (Malibu).

 Two-time GRAMMY winner The Weeknd is currently nominated as a featured artist on Beyoncé’s Lemonade

Hashtag #GRAMMYs

 Cheat Tweet: .@RecordingAcad announces #GRAMMYMoments w/ @MarenMorris + @aliciakeys, @AndersonPaak + @ATCQ + #DaveGrohl, & @theweeknd + #DaftPunk on #CBS

 Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers, and recording professionals dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards—the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music—The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. 

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