[UPDATE 2/3/23]: The Recording Academy has announced revealed a few more of the performances set to take place during Sunday evening’s Grammy Awards at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, CA including a special collaboration between Stevie WonderSmokey Robinson, and Chris Stapleton.

News of the high-profile combo arrived during a Grammy preview on Friday’s installment of CBS Mornings featuring interviews with host Trevor Noah and executive producer Ben Winston. In addition to giving a tour of the Grammy Awards set and shedding some light on the rehearsal process, Winston provided some details on the show’s elaborate 50th anniversary tribute to hip-hop featuring LL Cool J, Queen Latifah, Missy Elliott, Run DMC, Grandmaster Flash, and The Roots. “‘Hip-Hop 50’ is… about 39 performers, dancers, the whole thing. Icons. Like, icons of that genre,” he explained.

Other hip-hop legends added to the Grammy performer lineup on Friday include Jay-ZLil WayneDJ KhaledRick Ross, and John Legend, who will perform their hit posse cut, “GOD DID”. Previously announced 2023 Grammy performers include Bad BunnyBrandi CarlileHarry Styles, LizzoMary J. Blige, Luke CombsSteve Lacy, Kim Petras, and Sam Smith. Watch the CBS Mornings Grammy Awards  preview segment including the news about the Stevie Wonder/Smokey Robinson/Chris Stapleton collaboration below. Scroll down for more details about the scheduled performances.

The 65th Annual Grammy Awards will air live from Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles and will be hosted for the third year in a row by Emmy-winning comedian Trevor Noah. The show will be broadcast live on Sunday, Feb. 5, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on CBS, and will be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

Host Trevor Noah Previews 2023 Grammy Awards Ceremony – CBS Mornings

[1/30/23]: With the 65th annual Grammy Awards are just around the corner, the Recording Academy has revealed the initial slate of performers for the February 5th, 2023 ceremony. Grammy nominees fill the lineup for the event, including Bad BunnyBrandi CarlileHarry Styles, LizzoMary J. Blige, Luke CombsSteve Lacy, Kim Petras, and Sam Smith.

All of the performers announced thus far are nominated for awards at this year’s ceremony. Carilie leads the performing pack with seven nods. She will return to the Grammys stage for the second year in a row, carried by her Album of yhe Year-nominated LP In These Silent Days.

Behind Carlile, Blige is up for six awards and is also an Album Of The Year contender with Good Morning Gorgeous (Deluxe). Styles earned six nods including Album of the Year (Harry’s House), Record of the Year (“As It Was”), and Song of the Year (“As It Was”). Lizzo also has a bid for Album of the Year among her five nominations, with Special also in the running for Best Vocal Pop Album against Harry’s House. Solo newcomer Steve Lacy is up for four Grammys, with his hit single “Bad Habit” fetching Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, and Best Pop Solo Performance noms.

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Global superstar Bad Bunny also counts an Album of the Year nomination (for Un Verano Sin Ti) among his three bids, which also include Best Pop Solo Performance (“Moscow Mule”) and Best Música Urbana Album (Un Verano Sin Ti). Singer-songwriter Luke Combs has a handle on the country categories with three nominations including Best Country Song (“Doin’ This”) and Best Country Album (Growin’ Up). Smith and Petras share a Best Pop/Duo Group Performance nomination for their duet “Unholy”, marking Kim’s first nod from the Academy.

The Grammys will air live on February 5th at 8 p.m. ET from Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles with comedian Trevor Noah returning to host for the third year in a row. Stay tuned for the announcement of additional 2023 Grammy performers. For a full list of nominees click here.


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