CHRISTINA AGUILERA, MARY J. BLIGE, LUDACRIS, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE AND CARRIE UNDERWOOD, ALL MULTIPLE NOMINEES, ARE SET TO PERFORM ON "THE 49TH ANNUAL GRAMMY(R) AWARDS," LIVE FROM STAPLES CENTER IN LOS ANGELES, SUNDAY, FEB. 11 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
The Black Eyed Peas, Ciara and Nelly Furtado Have Been Set To Present
Multiple GRAMMY Award nominees Christina Aguilera, Mary J. Blige, Ludacris, Justin Timberlake and Carrie Underwood have been set to perform on THE 49TH ANNUAL GRAMMY� AWARDS, live from Staples Center in Los Angeles, Sunday, Feb. 11 (8:00-11:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
The Black Eyed Peas, Ciara and Nelly Furtado have been added to present.
Mary J. Blige has eight nominations this year: Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best R&B Song, Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, Best R&B Album, Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals (Jamie Foxx featuring Mary J. Blige), Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals (with U2) and Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance.
Justin Timberlake has previously won two GRAMMY Awards and is currently nominated for four: Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, Beat Rap/Sung Collaboration (featuring T.I.) and Best Dance Recording.
GRAMMY winner Ludacris is also nominated for four GRAMMY Awards: Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (with Jamie Foxx), Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group (with Field Mob and featuring Jamie Foxx), Best Rap Album and Best Rap Song.
Christina Aguilera has previously won three GRAMMY Awards and is currently nominated for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and Best Pop Vocal Album.
Country superstar Carrie Underwood is nominated for Best New Artist and Best Country Female Vocal Performance...
Previously announced performers are Beyonc�, the Dixie Chicks, Gnarls Barkley and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Previously announced presenters are Terrence Howard, Samuel L. Jackson, P!nk and Rihanna.
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 49TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS are produced by John Cossette Productions in association with Ken Ehrlich Productions for The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich and John Cossette are executive producers; Walter C. Miller is producer/director; Tisha Fein is the coordinating producer. David Wild is the writer and Tzvi Small is supervising producer.
RATING: To Be Announced