Music’s Biggest Performer Lineup


With Music’s Biggest Night upon us, it’s time to think about finalizing your to-do list for your official GRAMMY Sunday party. Hors d’oeuvres? Check. Favorite beverage? Check. Something sweet? Check. Internet bill paid so you can stream GRAMMY Live? Check.

What’s on the GRAMMY menu, you ask? Plenty.

The eclectic performance lineup for the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards has a little bit of everything — from a comeback by 2011’s best-selling artist, a classic band reunion and duets to genre-stretching collaborations, a Beatle legend, GRAMMY debuts, and hearty sides of country, rock, pop and hip-hop. Plus, the GRAMMYs are guaranteed to be cool with two-time GRAMMY-winning artist/actor LL Cool J serving as host.

It’s a lot to keep track of, so we’ve compiled a handy alphabetical guide listing the artists who will be taking the GRAMMY stage. Of course, be sure to stay logged on to to complement your GRAMMY experience and join the conversation.

And the performers for the 54th GRAMMY Awards are:

Adele, who will be performing for the first time since undergoing vocal-cord surgery last fall
Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson
The Beach Boys, who will be reuniting for their first appearance in two decades, with Foster The People and Maroon 5
Tony Bennett and Carrie Underwood
Chris Brown
Glen Campbell with the Band Perry and Blake Shelton
The Civil Wars
Coldplay and Rihanna
Dance/electronica segment featuring Chris Brown, Deadmau5, Foo Fighters, David Guetta, and Lil Wayne
Foo Fighters
Jennifer Hudson, who will pay tribute to the late Whitney Houston
Alicia Keys and Bonnie Raitt
Diana Krall
Bruno Mars
Paul McCartney
Nicki Minaj
Maceo Parker
Katy Perry
Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band
Taylor Swift
Joe Walsh

The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards will take place live on Sunday, Feb. 12 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/Dial Global, and covered online at and, and on YouTube.

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Posted on February 12, 2012, in GRAMMY Awards, GRAMMY News, K*Chele Magazine and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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