Performers And Presenters Announced For 59th Annual Grammy Awards
The 59th Annual Grammy Awards will broadcast live this Sunday from the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles. On Friday, the organizers of the ceremony announced the list of presenters.
Faith Hill and Celine Dion, both five-time Grammy winners, will present, notes City News Wire. Paris Jackson, daughter of multi-Grammy winning artist Michael Jackson will present, along with actress Taraji P. Henson. Thomas Rhett, Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, Tim McGraw, Camilla Cebello, Katharine McPhee, Gina Rodriguez, Solange, John Travolta, Ryan Seacrest, Laverne Cox, Jennifer Lopez, The Chainsmokers, and Jason Derulo also join the list of announced presenters.
The show, airing on CBS, will be hosted by James Corden, who hosts the network's The Late Late Show.
The awards ceremony also announced two planned tribute performances to George Michael (a two-time Grammy winner) and Prince (a seven-time Grammy winner). Both artists died in 2016.
"George Michael and Prince were pop icons who showcased rare musical genius and otherworldly charisma," Neil Portnow, president and CEO of The Recording Academy, which presents the award, wrote in a press release. "While each possessed a distinct style and sound, they were both adored by audiences worldwide. The passings of two such creative innovators were a huge loss for the creative community; The Recording Academy is humbled to pay homage to their tremendous legacies on the Grammy stage."
According to City News Wire, the night will also include performances by Adele, Chance The Rapper, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, A Tribe Called Quest, and Keith Urban.
The broadcast will begin at 5 p.m. PST.