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1ST ROUND OF PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED FOR “THE GRAMMY® AWARDS” 1/28

Jan. 4, 2018 

GRAMMY® NOMINEES CHILDISH GAMBINO, LADY GAGA, LITTLE BIG TOWN, AND P!NK SET TO BRING MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT® BACK TO NEW YORK AFTER 15 YEARS 

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GRAMMY WINNER PATTI LUPONE AND CURRENT NOMINEE BEN PLATT TO HERALD A SPECIAL BROADWAY TRIBUTE AT THE

“60TH GRAMMY AWARDS®” ON JAN. 28 ON CBS 

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Music’s Biggest Night® Will Be Hosted by

Award-winning Host and Performer James Corden

CBS and the Recording Academy® announce the first group of artists to perform on this year’s milestone 60TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®. Taking the stage on Music’s Biggest Night® will be current GRAMMY nominee Childish Gambino, GRAMMY winner and current nominee Lady Gaga, GRAMMY winners and current nominees Little Big Town, and GRAMMY winner and current nominee P!nk. Additionally, in light of the show’s return to New York after 15 years, two-time GRAMMY winner Patti LuPone will reprise her 1981 performance of “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina,” and “Dear Evan Hansen’s” currently nominated Ben Platt will perform a classic from “West Side Story,” in a special Broadway tribute honoring the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Leonard Bernstein.

Hosted by James Corden, award-winning host of THE LATE LATE SHOW, THE 60TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS will be broadcast LIVE from Madison Square Garden in New York Sunday, Jan. 28 (7:30–11:00 PM, live ET/4:30–8:00 PM, live PT) on the CBS Television Network.

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Making his GRAMMY stage debut, Childish Gambino is currently nominated for five GRAMMY Awards: Album Of The Year and Best Urban Contemporary Album (Awaken, My Love!); and Record Of The Year, Best R&B Song, and Best Traditional R&B Performance (“Redbone”).

Set to perform a track from her GRAMMY-nominated album, Joanne (Best Pop Vocal Album), six-time GRAMMY winner Lady Gaga is also nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance (“Million Reasons”).

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Two-time GRAMMY winners Little Big Town are nominated for Best Country Album (The Breaker) and Best Country Duo/Group Performance (“Better Man”).

Three-time GRAMMY winner P!nk is nominated in the Best Pop Solo Performance category for “What About Us.”

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First-time nominee Ben Platt is up for Best Musical Theater Album (Dear Evan Hansen).

 

THE 60TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS® is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for the Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director, Ben Winston is a producer, Chantal Sausedo is the talent producer and David Wild and Ehrlich are the writers.

 

About the Recording Academy

The Recording Academy represents the voices of performers, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music professionals. Dedicated to ensuring the recording arts remain a thriving part of our shared cultural heritage, the Academy honors music’s history while investing in its future through the GRAMMY Museum®, advocates on behalf of music creators, supports music people in times of need through MusiCares®, and celebrates artistic excellence through the GRAMMY Awards—music’s only peer-recognized accolade and highest achievement. As the world’s leading society of music professionals, we work year-round to foster a more inspiring world for creators.

 

@CBS announces #ChildishGambino @ladygaga @littlebigtown & @Pink to perform at #GRAMMYs! #PattiLupone & @BenSPLATT tapped for special GRAMMY MOMENT w/ Broadway tribute on Music’s Biggest Night 1/28! http://bit.ly/2CqvSpp

 

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