Lil Nas X, Billie Eilish, Jack Harlow, Silk Sonic, Nas Among 2022 Grammy Performers (UPDATE)

The Recording Academy has announced several of the names who will take the stage at the 2022 Grammy Awards, including Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, and Jack Harlow.

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Lil Nas X and Billie Eilish for Grammys post

UPDATED 4/1, 2:45 p.m.: Lady Gaga is now on the roster as well:

Make some noise, monsters…@ladygaga is performing on the #GRAMMYs stage this Sunday on CBS. 🎶

— CBS (@CBS) April 1, 2022

A number of presenters were also revealed on Friday, including Megan Thee Stallion, Ludacris, Questlove, Dua Lipa, Jared Leto, Joni Mitchell, Lenny Kravitz, Billy Porter, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Anthony Mackie, and more.

UPDATED 3/30, 10:10 a.m.: As the shockwaves from the Oscars continuing radiating, it might be hard to believe another major awards show is less than a week away. Yet the Grammys are in fact being held Sunday, and Silk Sonic will now open the ceremony.

We left the door open, and @silksonic just walked through. Back again for another #GRAMMYs performance. 🎶👏

Tune in to see what they bring to the GRAMMY stage, April 3 on @CBS:

— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) March 30, 2022

The celebrated duo comprised of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak is in contention for four trophies, all for the lead single from debut album An Evening with Silk Sonic. “Leave the Door Open”—which they performed live at last year’s Grammys—will compete for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best R&B Performance, and Best R&B Song.

Also added to the Grammy Awards performers lineup are John Legend, Carrie Underwood, and J Balvin with Maria Becerra. A tribute will be held for late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, who died last week at age 50. Elsewhere, Maverick City Music, Aymée Nuviola, and Billy Strings will do “special segments” highlighting styles not typically seen on the televised show, specifically bluegrass, tropical Latin, and gospel/Christian music.

UPDATED 3/24, 10:20 a.m.: Also hitting the stage will be Nas, H.E.R., Rachel Zegler, Foo Fighters, Chris Stapleton, Jon Batiste, Ben Platt, Cynthia Erivo, and Leslie Odom Jr.

We’ll be playing this record on repeat! 💿 🎶

Check out our second round of performers and watch them take the #GRAMMYs stage LIVE, April 3 at 8pm ET/5pm PT on CBS.

— CBS (@CBS) March 24, 2022

The Recording Academy posted a series of tweets highlighting individual performers:

We only need one mic. 🎤 Pull up to watch GRAMMY winner and current nominee @Nas return to the #GRAMMYs stage.

Catch his performance during Music’s Biggest Night, April 3rd on @CBS.

— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) March 24, 2022

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The Recording Academy has announced several of the names who will take the stage at the 2022 Grammy Awards.

The Academy confirmed Olivia RodrigoBillie Eilish, Lil Nas X with Jack Harlow, BTS, Brandi Carlile, and Brothers Osborne will perform on music’s biggest night, per Variety.

All of the 2022 performers announced so far have also been nominated for multiple awards. Rodrigo and Eilish are up for seven awards this year including Album of the Year and Song of the Year. Lil Nas X is up for five, while Harlow is in contention for two thanks to his work on the former’s debut album Montero—Best Melodic Rap Performance and Album of the Year. 

Six-time Grammy winner Carlile is in the running for five awards including Record of the Year and Song of the Year. BTS is up for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for “Butter,” and Brothers Osborne are nominated for Best Country Album and Best Country Duo/Group Performance.

The 64th annual Grammys will be hosted by Trevor Noah and take place live at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 3. The ceremony will be available to stream on Paramount+ and broadcast live on CBS. The show was postponed from its original January date due to concerns related to COVID-19. This marks the second year in a row the Grammys have been postponed due to the pandemic, as a 2021 spike of coronavirus cases in California forced the awards to be pushed back to March 14.

Check out the full list of 2022 nominees here, or rewatch the announcement ceremony below.

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