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Friday
Feb112011

Grammy Awards Air Sunday Night; Who Will Win?

Photo Courtesy - Gabriel Bouys/AFP/ Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The 53rd annual Grammy Awards air Sunday night on CBS, and as usual, the show is packed with star power.

The list of performers viewers will see on the telecast includes Eminem, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Jaden Smith, Lady Antebellum, Adam Levine from Maroon 5, Dr. Dre, Usher, Cee-Lo Green, Gwyneth Paltrow, Barbra Streisand, Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson, Bruno Mars, B.o.B., Drake, Rihanna, Mick Jagger, Bob Dylan, Florence + The Machine, Muse, Arcade Fire and more.

Presenters will include Miley Cyrus, Norah Jones, Jewel, John Mayer, Paramore, Nicki Minaj, Ricky Martin, will.i.am, Ryan Seacrest, Matthew Morrison, Selena Gomez and Jennifer Lopez, among others.

The leading nominee this year is Eminem, who has 10 nominations, including nods for Album of the Year for his CD Recovery, and Record and Song of the Year for "Love the Way You Lie," his number one hit with Rihanna.  Eminem is also well-represented in the Rap categories, receiving additional nominations for Best Rap Song, Best Rap Album, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration and more. 

Bruno Mars has the second-most nominations this year, with seven.  Among his nods are Record of the Year for his hit with B.o.B, "Nothin' on You;" Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for "Just the Way You Are;" Song of the Year, for co-writing Cee-Lo Green's viral hit "Forget You;" and Producer of the Year, Non-Classical.

Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga and Jay-Z all have six nominations each.  Jay-Z's collaboration with Alicia Keys on "Empire State of Mind" earned him a nod in the Record of the Year category.  Among Gaga's nominations is an Album of the Year nod for The Fame Monster.  Lady Antebellum are present in both the pop and country categories, including Record and Song of the Year for "Need You Now."

Other multiple nominees include rapper B.o.B., R&B star John Legend and rock legend Jeff Beck, who have five each, and rockers The Black Keys, Drake, Cee-Lo Green, Katy Perry, Rihanna, hip-hop group The Roots and country star Zac Brown, all of whom received four nods. ´╗┐

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Thursday
Jan202011

Bieber, Usher, Lady Antebellum, Bruno Mars Join Grammy Lineup

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Justin Bieber, Usher, B.o.B., Bruno Mars and Lady Antebellum have just been added to the lineup of the 53rd annual Grammy Awards.  Justin and his mentor Usher, both nominees this year, will do a special performance with Justin's buddy and duet partner Jaden Smith.  Duet partners B.o.B. and Bruno will perform together, of course, but Janelle Monae, who's also nominated, will join them onstage.  In addition, Lady Antebellum will also take the stage, and so will British alternative rockers Muse.

Previously, Eminem, Katy Perry, Cee-Lo Green, Arcade Fire and Miranda Lambert had been announced as performers for the event, which takes place Feb. 13 and will air at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.

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