SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The first round of performers for the 65th Annual GRAMMY Awards® has been announced and taking the stage will be current nominees Bad Bunny, Mary J. Blige, Brandi Carlile, Luke Combs, Steve Lacy, Lizzo, Kim Petras, and Sam Smith. Live from Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles and hosted by Trevor Noah, the 65th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live on Sun., Feb. 5, 2023, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on the CBS Television Network and will be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+. Prior to the Telecast, the GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony® will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater at 12:30 p.m. PT and will be streamed live on live.GRAMMY.com. Additional performers will be announced in the coming days.
Two-time GRAMMY winner Bad Bunny is up for three nominations: Album Of The Year (Un Verano Sin Ti), Best Pop Solo Performance (“Moscow Mule”) and Best Música Urbana Album (Un Verano Sin Ti).
Nine-time GRAMMY® winner Mary J. Blige is nominated for six GRAMMY Awards®: Record Of The Year (“Good Morning Gorgeous”), Album Of The Year (Good Morning Gorgeous (Deluxe)), Best R&B Performance (“Here With Me”), Best Traditional R&B Performance (“Good Morning Gorgeous”), Best R&B Song (“Good Morning Gorgeous”), and Best R&B Album (Good Morning Gorgeous (Deluxe)).
Six-time GRAMMY winner Brandi Carlile is nominated for seven GRAMMY Awards this year: Record Of The Year (“You And Me On The Rock”), Album Of The Year (In These Silent Days), Best Rock Performance (“Broken Horses”), Best Rock Song (“Broken Horses”), Best Americana Performance (“You And Me On The Rock”), Best American Roots Song (“You And Me On The Rock”), and Best Americana Album (In These Silent Days).
Luke Combs is up for three nominations: Best Country Duo/Group Performance (“Outrunnin’ Your Memory”), Best Country Song (“Doin’ This”), and Best Country Album (Growin’ Up).
Steve Lacy is up for four nominations: Record Of The Year (“Bad Habit”), Song Of The Year (“Bad Habit”), Best Pop Solo Performance (“Bad Habit”), and Best Progressive R&B Album (Gemini Rights).
Three-time GRAMMY winner Lizzo is nominated for five GRAMMY Awards: Record Of The Year (“About Damn Time”), Album Of The Year (Special), Song Of The Year (“About Damn Time”), Best Pop Solo Performance (“About Damn Time”), and Best Pop Vocal Album (Special).
First-time nominee Kim Petras is up for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (“Unholy”).
Four-time GRAMMY winner Sam Smith is nominated for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (“Unholy”).
The 65th Annual GRAMMY Awards are produced by Fulwell 73 Productions for the Recording Academy®. Raj Kapoor serves as showrunner and executive producer, alongside Ben Winston and Jesse Collins as executive producers. Phil Heyes joins for the first time as director, Eric Cook as co-executive producer with Tabitha Dumo, Tiana Gandelman, Patrick Menton, and David Wild as producers.
On GRAMMY Sunday, fans can access exclusive behind-the-scenes GRAMMYs® content, including performances, acceptance speeches, interviews from the GRAMMY Live red-carpet special, and more via the Recording Academy’s digital experience on live.GRAMMY.com.
The current list of performers can be found here and GRAMMYs media assets are available here.
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