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01.24.2013

GRAMMY AWARD® NOMINEES THE LUMINEERS, CARRIE UNDERWOOD AND JACK WHITE TO PERFORM AT “THE 55TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®”

Dierks Bentley and Miranda Lambert to Join Together in a Special Performance

Elton John and Ed Sheeran to Perform Live Together for the First Time

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Current GRAMMY Award® nominees the Lumineers, Carrie Underwood and Jack White are set to perform, nominees Dierks Bentley and Miranda Lambert will join together in a special performance, and Elton John and nominee Ed Sheeran will perform live together for the first time on THE 55TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS® broadcast. They join previously announced performers and nominees The Black Keys, FUN., Mumford & Sons, Rihanna and Taylor Swift. Two-time GRAMMY Award® winner LL COOL J returns as host of Music's Biggest Night®. The music industry's premier event will take place Sunday, Feb. 10 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/delayed PT), at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast on the CBS Television Network.

Nine-time GRAMMY Award® winner Jack White has three nominations: Album of the Year and Best Rock Album for Blunderbuss and Best Rock Song for "Freedom At 21."

Two-time GRAMMY Award® nominees the Lumineers are up for Best New Artist and Best Americana Album for The Lumineers.

Dierks Bentley has a nod for Best Country Solo Performance for "Home."

GRAMMY Award® winner Miranda Lambert has a nomination for Best Country Album for Four The Record.

First-time nominee Ed Sheeran is up for Song of the Year for "The A Team."

Five-time GRAMMY Award® winner Carrie Underwood is nominated for Best Country Solo Performance for "Blown Away." 

THE 55TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS® are produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director and David Wild and Ken Ehrlich are the writers.

 

About The Recording Academy

Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is 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. For more information about The Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @TheGRAMMYs on Twitter: www.twitter.com/thegrammys, like "The GRAMMYs" on Facebook: www.facebook.com/thegrammys and join The GRAMMYs' social communities on YouTube, Tumblr, Foursquare, GetGlue and Instagram.

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Press Contacts:

Tiffany Smith-Anoa'i  818-655-1587  tiffany.smith@cbs.com

Kate Fisher              212-975-3818   khfisher@cbs.com

 

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For The Recording Academy:

Barb Dehgan           310-392-3777   barbd@grammy.com

Lourdes Lopez         310-392-3777   lourdesl@grammy.com

 

For Rogers and Cowan:

Maureen O'Connor   310-854-8116  moconnor@rogersandcowan.com

Press:

Tiffany Smith-Anoa'i
818-655-1587
tiffany.smith@cbs.com

Kate Fisher
212-975-3818
khfisher@cbs.com

 

Photo:

Gaye Ann Bruno
818-655-1542
gayeann.bruno@cbs.com