The Recording Academy has unveiled the primary spherical of performers for the sixty fifth Grammy Awards.
Mary J. Blige, Steve Lacy and Lizzo will grace the stage reside from Crypto.com Enviornment in Los Angeles, California. Extra performers embrace Dangerous Bunny, Brandi Carlile, Luke Combs, Kim Petras and Sam Smith.
Blige final carried out on the Grammys in 2015 with Smith. They carried out a duet rendition of Smith’s hit single “Keep With Me.” Blige’s final solo efficiency on the Grammys was in 2007, the place she delivered a stirring efficiency of her smash hit “Be With out You” from The Breakthrough.
Blige is nominated for six Grammys, the second-most nods this 12 months, together with Album of the Yr (Good Morning Attractive – Deluxe), Greatest R&B Efficiency (“Right here With Me“), Greatest Conventional R&B Efficiency (“Good Morning Attractive”), Greatest R&B Music (“Good Morning Attractive”), and Greatest R&B Album (Good Morning Attractive – Deluxe).
Blige’s Album of the Yr nod is her first nomination as a lead artist in that class. She scored an Album of the Yr nomination in 2014 for contributing to Kendrick Lamar’s main label debut album, Good Child, M.A.A.D Metropolis. Blige was additionally nominated for Greatest Rap/Sung Collaboration for Lamar’s “Now Or By no means,” lifted from the identical album.
Circling again to Good Morning Attractive, the album was launched Feb. 11, 2022, two days earlier than her Emmy-winning Tremendous Bowl Halftime Present efficiency alongside Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar. The album options Usher, Anderson .Paak (“Right here With Me”), DJ Khaled, Dave East, Fivio Overseas and extra.
On Might 6, 2022, Blige launched a deluxe version of Good Morning Attractive. The prolonged model contains her “Good Morning Attractive (Remix)” with H.E.R., who co-wrote the unique music with Fortunate Daye, Tiara Thomas and D’Mile. Moreover, it options Ne-Yo, Jadakiss, Fabolous, Remy Ma and extra.
Blige supported the album on her headlining Good Morning Attractive Tour with particular company Ella Mai and Queen Naija.
Lacy is nominated for 4 Grammys this 12 months. His Billboard Sizzling 100 chart-topper “Dangerous Behavior” is up for Document of the Yr, Music of the Yr and Pop Solo Efficiency. His sophomore album, Gemini Rights, is nominated for Greatest Progressive R&B Album.
Launched on July 15, 2022, Gemini Rights debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 with 34,000 equal models bought within the first week. In fall 2022, Lacy launched his headlining Give You the World Tour to advertise Gemini Rights.
Hosted by Trevor Novah, the sixty fifth Grammy Awards will air reside Sunday, Feb. 5, at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on CBS and stream reside and be on demand on Paramount+.