SHAWN "JAY-Z" CARTER AND LINKIN PARK TO PERFORM TOGETHER ON "THE 48TH ANNUAL GRAMMY� AWARDS," LIVE FROM STAPLES CENTER IN LOS ANGELES, FEB. 8 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
Alicia Keys and Dave Chappelle Added to Present
GRAMMY Award nominees Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter and Linkin Park will perform together, on THE 48TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS, live from Staples Center in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Feb. 8 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Nine-time GRAMMY Award winner and current nominee Alicia Keys has been added to present. Comedian/actor Dave Chappelle will introduce the all-star tribute to Sly And The Family Stone.
Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter and Linkin Park are nominated for BestRap/Sung Collaboration.
Previously announced performers are Mariah Carey, John Legend, Madonna with Gorillaz, Paul McCartney, Kelly Clarkson, Bruce Springsteen, U2 and Mary J. Blige, Coldplay, Faith Hill and Keith Urban, Christina Aguilera and Herbie Hancock, Sugarland, Jamie Foxx with Kanye West, an all-star tribute to Sly And The Family Stone featuring Maroon 5, Will.I.Am (of Black Eyed Peas), Robert Randolph, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry (of Aerosmith), Joss Stone, John Legend, Ciara and Devin Lima, and Hezekiah Walker & Love Fellowship Choir join Mariah Carey. Previously announced presenters are Big & Rich, Chris Brown, Michael Bubl�, Common, Jenna Elfman, Destiny's Child, Matt Dillon, Tom Hanks, Teri Hatcher, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Terrence Howard, Queen Latifah, Ludacris, Bonnie Raitt and James Taylor.
Established in 1957, the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc., also known as The Recording Academy, is an organization of musicians, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers.
THE 48TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS is produced by Cossette Productions, in association with Ken Ehrlich Productions for The Recording Academy. John Cossette and Ken Ehrlich are executive producers, Walter C. Miller is producer/director, Tisha Fein is the coordinating producer.