To kick off music’s biggest night, Jhené Aiko is hosting the Grammy Awards’ Premiere Ceremony, where the vast majority of award winners are announced.
Seven performers will take the stage during the Premiere Ceremony, all of whom are current Grammy nominees. Burna Boy, Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Science, Jimmy “Duck” Holmes, pianist Igor Levit, Lido Pimienta, Poppy and Rufus Wainwright are all scheduled to perform.
Kicking off the event will be a performance celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Marvin Gaye classic “Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology),” featuring Grammy nominated performers including Afro-Peruvian Jazz Orchestra, Thana Alexa, John Beasley, Camilo, Regina Carter, Alexandre Desplat, Bebel Gilberto, Lupita Infante, Sarah Jarosz, Mykal Kilgore, Ledisi, Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez, PJ Morton, Gregory Porter, Grace Potter, säje, Gustavo Santaolalla (Bajofondo), Anoushka Shankar and Kamasi Washington.
Bill Burr, Chika, Infante and former Recording Academy chair Jimmy Jam will present the first Grammy awards of the day.
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