The first round of performers for the 65th Grammy Awards has been announced.
Taking the stage will be current nominees Bad Bunny, Mary J. Blige, Brandi Carlile, Luke Combs, Steve Lacy, Lizzo, Kim Petras, and Sam Smith.
The show will be broadcast live on CBS on Sunday, February 5 at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT from Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles and hosted by Trevor Noah.
Prior to the telecast, the Grammy Premiere Ceremony will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater at 12:30 p.m. PT and will be streamed live on live.grammy.com.
Additional performers will be announced in the coming days.
Two-time Grammy winner Bad Bunny is up for three nominations: Album Of The Year for “Un Verano Sin Ti”, Best Pop Solo Performance “Moscow Mule”, and Best Música Urbana Album “Un Verano Sin Ti”.
Nine-time Grammy winner Blige is nominated for six awards, including Record Of The Year “Good Morning Gorgeous”, Album Of The Year for “Good Morning Gorgeous” (Deluxe), Best R&B Performance “Here With Me”, Best Traditional R&B Performance “Good Morning Gorgeous”, Best R&B Song “Good Morning Gorgeous”, and Best R&B Album “Good Morning Gorgeous” (Deluxe).
Six-time Grammy winner Brandi Carlile is nominated for seven awards this year: Record Of The Year “You And Me On The Rock”, Album Of The Year for “In These Silent Days”, Best Rock Performance “Broken Horses”, Best Rock Song “Broken Horses”, Best Americana Performance “You And Me On The Rock”, Best American Roots Song “You And Me On The Rock”, and Best Americana Album “In These Silent Days".
Luke Combs is up for three nominations: Best Country Duo/Group Performance “Outrunnin’ Your Memory”, Best Country Song “Doin’ This”, and Best Country Album “Growin’ Up”.
Steve Lacy is up for four nominations: Record Of The Year “Bad Habit”, Song Of The Year “Bad Habit”, Best Pop Solo Performance “Bad Habit”, and Best Progressive R&B Album “Gemini Rights”.
Three-time Grammy winner Lizzo is nominated for five awards: Record Of The Year “About Damn Time”, Album Of The Year for “Special”, Song Of The Year “About Damn Time”, Best Pop Solo Performance “About Damn Time”, and Best Pop Vocal Album “Special”.
Four-time winner Smith and first-time nominee Petras are up for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for their duet “Unholy.”
Leading the nominations this year is Beyoncé, whose album "Renaissance" helped her earn nine nods — tying her with husband JAY-Z for most-nominated artist of all time, with 88 apiece.
The "Break My Soul" singer, 41, is up for some of the night's most coveted prizes, including the record of the year, the album of the year, and song of the year.
Kendrick Lamar followed with eight nominations, while Adele and Brandi Carlile earned seven each. Mary J. Blige, DJ Khaled, Future, The-Dream, Randy Merrill, and Harry Styles each received six nods.