GRAMMY® Moments Set with Maren Morris and Alicia Keys; Anderson .Paak Joining a Tribe Called Quest and Dave Grohl; and The Weeknd with Daft Punk on the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards®

Music’s Biggest Night®
Hosted By James Corden — Airs Live On CBS, Feb. 12, 2017

SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Recording Academy® has expanded its lineup for the 59th
Annual GRAMMY Awards
with a series of debuts
and collaborations poised to make for some incredible GRAMMY®
Moments. Holding four nominations, including Best New Artist, Maren
will perform with 15-time GRAMMY winner Alicia Keys,
who received the Best New Artist award in 2002; two-time nominee and
fellow Best New Artist contender Anderson .Paak will join
legendary hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest, who hold four
previous GRAMMY nominations, along with 15-time GRAMMY winner Dave
; and two-time GRAMMY winner and current nominee The Weeknd
is set to perform with six-time GRAMMY winners Daft Punk. Today’s
round of artists join previously announced performers Adele, John
, Bruno Mars, Metallica, Carrie Underwood,
and Keith Urban. Award-winning television personality and
performer James Corden is set to host Music’s Biggest Night®
for the first time. Taking place at STAPLES Center in Los
, the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live
in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS
Television Network
, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at 8 p.m.
ET/5 p.m. PT
. Additional performers will be announced shortly.

Morris is nominated for four GRAMMY Awards this year: Best New Artist,
Best Country Album (HERO), Best Country Song (“My Church”), and
Best Country Solo Performance (“My Church”).

.Paak is nominated for Best New Artist and Best Urban Contemporary Album

Two-time GRAMMY winner The Weeknd is currently nominated as a featured
artist on Beyoncé’s Lemonade.

The 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards are produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for
The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Louis J.
Horvitz is director, Ben Winston is a producer, and David Wild and
Ehrlich are the writers.

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musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers, and recording
professionals dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality
of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY
Awards—the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and
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for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment,
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