Madonna, Ed Sheeran, AC/DC, Eric Church, Ariana Grande To Perform Grammys
January 13, 2015 at 11:26 AM (PT)
GRAMMY-winning hard rock veterans AC/DC, GRAMMY-nominated Country rocker ERIC CHURCH, GRAMMY-nominated pop star ARIANA GRANDE, seven-time GRAMMY-winning pop icon MADONNA, and GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter ED SHEERAN are the first performers announced for the 57th GRAMMY AWARDS telecast, SUNDAY night, FEBRUARY 8th on CBS live from STAPLES CENTER, 8p-11:30p (ET/PT).. AC/DC, CHURCH and GRANDE will be making their performing debuts on the GRAMMY stage.
CHURCH is up for four awards this year: Best Country Solo Performance and Best Country Song for "Give Me Back My Hometown"; Best Country Duo/Group Performance for "Raise 'Em Up" (with KEITH URBAN); and Best Country Album for "The Outsiders."
GRANDE holds two nominations: Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for "Bang Bang" (with JESSIE J and NICKI MINAJ), and Best Pop Vocal Album for "My Everything."
SHEERAN has three nominations: Album Of The Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for "X," and Best Song Written For Visual Media for "I See Fire."
MADONNA tweeted last night about her performance, juxtaposing a picture of her "Reel Heart" artwork with that of a GRAMMY AWARD. "Rebel Hearts see you FEB. 8th @TheGRAMMYS." This will be the Material Girl's fifth time performing at the event. Last year, she joined MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS onstage for "Some Love" and "Open Your Heart."