By US Daily Review Staff.
Four-time Grammy winner Rihanna, country music artist The Band Perry and seven-time Grammy winner Usher are the latest performers added to the lineup for “The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night®” (www.grammy.com). Previously announced performers are country artist Jason Aldean, five-time Grammy winner Lady Gaga, three-time Grammy winner Ludacris, Grammy winner Lupe Fiasco, and Grammy winning duo Sugarland. Two-time Grammy winner LL COOL J is once again set to host. The one-hour special takes place live tomorrow, Nov. 30, at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE. The show, which will also announce nominations in several categories as well as feature performances by past GRAMMY winners and/or nominees, will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network (www.cbs.com) from 10 – 11 p.m. ET/PT. Additional performers and presenters will be announced shortly. For updates and breaking news, please visit The Recording Academy®’s social networks on Twitter and Facebook: www.twitter.com/thegrammys, www.facebook.com/thegrammys.
The concert special marks the fourth time nominations for the annual GRAMMY Awards will be announced live on primetime television. In addition to unveiling nominations for the 54th GRAMMY Awards, “The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!” will feature a special live announcement from a truly iconic group regarding their historic band reunion set to take place on the GRAMMY stage on Feb. 12, 2012.
The road to “Music’s Biggest Night” begins with “The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!” and culminates with the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, live from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, and broadcast on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is, according to its news release “an organization of musicians, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is 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 the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture.”