MUMBAI: Current Grammy nominees Arcade Fire, Cee Lo Green, Lady Gaga, Miranda Lambert and Katy Perry are the first performers announced for the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards.
Arcade Fire and Miranda Lambert will perform on the Grammy telecast for the first time, while Eminem, Cee Lo Green, Lady Gaga, and Katy Perry are returning to the Grammy stage. The music industry’s premier event will take place live on 13 February, 2011, at Staples Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast on 14 February on Vh1 LIVE at 6:30 am with a repeat telecast at 9 pm in India.
The show also will be covered online at Grammy.com and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/thegrammys. Additional performers, presenters and special segments will be announced soon.
Eleven-time Grammy winner Eminem leads the 53rd Grammys with 10 nominations: Record Of The Year (with Rihanna), Song Of The Year (with Alexander Grant and Skylar Grey), Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (with Rihanna), and Best Rap Song (with Grant and Grey) for "Love The Way You Lie"; Best Short Form Music Video (with Rihanna) for "Love The Way You Lie (Explicit Version)"; Album Of The Year and Best Rap Album for Recovery; Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals for "Airplanes, Part II" (with B.o.B & Hayley Williams); and Best Rap Solo Performance and Best Rap Song (with M. Burnett, J. Evans, Luis Resto & M. Samuels) for "Not Afraid."
Two-time Grammy winner Lady Gaga has six nods: Album Of The Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for The Fame Monster; Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and Best Short Form Music Video for "Bad Romance"; Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals for "Telephone" (with Beyoncé); and Best Dance Recording for "Dance In The Dark."
Two-time Grammy winner Green and Perry each are up for four awards: Green for Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, Best Urban/Alternative Performance, and Best Short Form Music Video for "F*** You"; and Perry for Album Of The Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for Teenage Dream, Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Teenage Dream," and Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals for "California Gurls" (with Snoop Dogg).
Arcade Fire and Lambert each have three nominations: Arcade Fire for Album Of The Year and Best Alternative Music Album for The Suburbs, and Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals for "Ready To Start"; and Lambert for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for "The House That Built Me," Best Country Collaboration With Vocals for "Bad Angel" (with Dierks Bentley and Jamey Johnson), and Best Country Album for Revolution.
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards are produced by John CossetteProductions and AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich and John Cossette are executive producers, Louis J. Horvitz is director, and David Wild and Ken Ehrlich are the writers.