Drake and Rihanna have also been announced to perform together at the awards ceremony. These artists join a previously announced lineup including Arcade Fire, Eminem, Green, Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga, Miranda Lambert, Muse, and Katy Perry; nominees Justin Bieber and Usher, with Jaden Smith; and nominees B.o.B, Bruno Mars and Janelle Monáe. Grammy Award winner and current nominee Cyndi Lauper, who appeared on Broadway in The Threepenny Opera, will perform at the Grammy Awards Pre-Telecast Ceremony, which will take place from 1-4 PM PT on Feb. 13. Hosted by 2011 nominees Bobby McFerrin and Esperanza Spalding, the ceremony will also feature performances by nominees ChocQuibTown, Buddy Guy, Maria Muldaur, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Trombone Shorty, Mavis Staples, Kirk Whalum and Betty Wright.
Presenters at the Pre-Telecast Ceremony are set to include Laurie Anderson, Sara Bareilles, BT, Kathy Griffin and Wayne Wallace. Dierks Bentley, Norah Jones, Selena Gomez, LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj and Blake Shelton will present at the official awards ceremony.
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards will be broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles at 8:30 PM ET on CBS, on radio via Westwood One, and will be streamed online at grammy.com, cbs.com and on YouTube. For more information, visit grammy.com.