Alabama Shakes, Miguel Added to 2016 Grammys, Taylor Swift to Open Show
To the surprise of no one and the delight of everyone, Alabama Shakes -- whose second album Sound & Color is up for the coveted album of the year award -- will perform at the 2016 Grammys. Furthermore, Grammy nominee Miguel (up for two awards this year) has been added to the performance lineup, as well as child piano prodigy (and two-time nominee) Joey Alexander in his Grammy stage debut.
The Recording Academy also revealed that previously announced performer Taylor Swift will open the broadcast with a song from her album of the year-nominated 1989.
Here's the staggering list of previously announced performers in alphabetical order: Adele; Travis Barker; James Bay; Justin Bieber; Jackson Browne; Luke Bryan; Gary Clark Jr.; Andra Day; Diplo; Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, Timothy B. Schmit, and Joe Walsh of the Eagles; Ellie Goulding; the Broadway cast of Hamilton; The Hollywood Vampires (Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Joe Perry); Sam Hunt; Tori Kelly; Lady Gaga; Kendrick Lamar; John Legend; Little Big Town; Demi Lovato; Pitbull; Bonnie Raitt; Rihanna; Skrillex; Chris Stapleton; Robin Thicke; Meghan Trainor; Carrie Underwood; and The Weeknd.