Cynthia Erivo Will Perform on the Grammy Awards

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The Tony-winning actor is nominated for the cast recording of The Color Purple.
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Cynthia Erivo Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Tony winner Cynthia Erivo, who recently concluded her run in the award-winning Broadway revival of The Color Purple, will perform at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, which will be broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles February 12 beginning at 8 PM ET on CBS. Tony winner James Corden will host.

Erivo, who is nominated for the cast recording of the Color Purple revival in the Best Musical Theater Album category, will join forces with 10-time Grammy winner John Legend in a tribute to those from the music community who were lost in the past year.

Other performers just announced for the music industry's biggest night are Kelsea Ballerini, Lukas Graham, Demi Lovato, Andra Day, and Tori Kelly, who join the previously announced Little Big Town, Adele, William Bell, Chance The Rapper, Gary Clark Jr., Daft Punk, Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Maren Morris, Anderson .Paak, Sturgill Simpson, A Tribe Called Quest, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, and The Weeknd.

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards are produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director, Ben Winston is a producer, and David Wild and Ehrlich are the writers.


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