The Recording Academy announced its second lineup of performers on Thursday morning, revealing that there’ll be no shortage of variety during the 61st Annual Grammy Awards this February.
In an official statement, The Academy has promised the pairing to be “an unforgettable Grammy moment.”
In his debut year, Malone, 23, has been nominated for four individual awards, including album of the year for Beerbongs & Bentleys.
Also joining the roster is seven-time Grammy nominee Brandi Carlile, Miley Cyrus, who was nominated in 2014 with Bangerz for Best Pop Vocal Album, and up-and-coming R&B star H.E.R., who has been nominated for five awards this year, including Best New Artist.
Lifetime Achievement Award winner and legendary singer Diana Ross will be honoured as a special guest at this year’s Grammy Awards. She will celebrate her landmark career and her 75th diamond birthday with an exclusive performance.
After almost six decades of making music, Ross has sold more than 100 million records worldwide. She is best known for songs such as I’m Coming Out and Endless Love, which she recorded with Lionel Richie in 1981.
#Grammys quickly became a trending Twitter topic in wake of the news. Artists took to the internet to share their gratitude and excitement for the prestigious award show.
— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) January 24, 2019
— Red Hot ChiliPeppers (@ChiliPeppers) January 24, 2019
— Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) January 25, 2019
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— Shawn Mendes (@ShawnMendes) January 17, 2019
— camila (@Camila_Cabello) January 19, 2019
Dedicated fans and music lovers alike jumped online to share their opinions for this year’s show.
Most of them were very pleased with the live acts.
OH MY GOD POST MALONE AND THE RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS ARE PERFORMING TOGETHER AT THE GRAMMYS
I AM SHOOOOOK
— Sydney Hall (@SydneyHall23) January 25, 2019
Prediction – @brandicarlile is going to be the darling of the #GRAMMYs She will be the artist everyone will be talking about and it's about damn time. Consume everything she's ever put out before the show, Brandi is one of the best singer songwriters out there.
— Mara Davis (@MaraDavis) January 25, 2019
i guess this year i must watch the grammys for janelle monae
— empty chair do a solo! (@YUNAKlM) January 21, 2019
Usually don’t sit around to watch award shows, but make room on the sofa for me cause I’m not missing this. 🤩🤤🎶
Red Hot Chili Peppers to Perform With Post Malone at the Grammys https://t.co/nifibs0j5N
— Meredith Mack (@TheMeredithMack) January 25, 2019
cardi b, miley cyrus, and red hot chili peppers are all performing at the grammys. i could cry
— sav ☾ (@5avannaa) January 25, 2019
I don't get why people against the idea of Post Malone and Red Hot Chili Peppers to perform together at Grammys!! You know what I like about RHCP, They are open, like to have fun, and don’t think they’re too good for any other musician.
— محمد طارق (@muotarek) January 25, 2019
@klinothedino wanted to know if it was possible to mix @PostMalone and @ChiliPeppers in honor of them performing together at this year's #Grammys I think I nailed it. #Remix #NewMusicFriday #BestOfBothWorlds #BeCreative pic.twitter.com/r1uEAYm47w
— Erik. (@DaddyRugburn) January 25, 2019
In response to those in doubt, one user tried his hand at mashing together the Chili Pepper’s Snow (Hey Oh) with Malone’s Rockstar.
The response successfully supported the idea that the musicians likely have something clever hidden up their sleeves.
The 61st Annual Grammy Awards will air on Sunday, Feb. 10, at 8 p.m. ET.
Here is the current list of performers
Red Hot Chili Peppers & Post Malone
Dan + Shay
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