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[01/28/10 - 09:59 AM]
Roberta Flack, Elton John and Jennifer Nettles Added to Stellar Lineup for "The 52nd Annual Grammy(R) Awards," JaN. 31 on the CBS Television Network
Plus: Simon Baker, Stephen Colbert, Alice Cooper, Sheryl Crow, Kaley Cuoco and more are added as presenters.

[via press release from CBS]

GRAMMY(R) NOMINEES JAMIE FOXX AND T-PAIN TO PERFORM WITH SLASH AND DOUG E. FRESH NOMINEES DRAKE, EMINEM AND LIL WAYNE IN A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE WITH TRAVIS BARKER SPECIAL LES PAUL TRIBUTE TO FEATURE JEFF BECK AND IMELDA MAY CAST OF "AMERICAN IDIOT" TO PERFORM WITH GREEN DAY ROBERTA FLACK, ELTON JOHN AND JENNIFER NETTLES ADDED TO STELLAR LINEUP FOR "THE 52nd ANNUAL GRAMMY(R) AWARDS," JAN. 31 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK

Simon Baker, Stephen Colbert, Alice Cooper, Sheryl Crow, Kaley Cuoco, Placido Domingo, Robert Downey Jr., Wyclef Jean, Juanes, Miranda Lambert, John Legend, Jennifer Lopez, Lea Michele, Chris O'Donnell, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, Ryan Seacrest, Seal, Quentin Tarantino and Keith Urban Are Latest Presenters Announced

The stellar lineup of performers for THE 52nd ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS now includes current GRAMMY nominees Jamie Foxx and T-Pain with Slash and Doug E. Fresh; nominees Drake, Eminem, and Lil Wayne with Travis Barker; a special tribute to guitar virtuoso Les Paul featuring Jeff Beck and Imelda May; the cast of "American Idiot" appearing with Green Day; four-time GRAMMY winner Roberta Flack; five-time GRAMMY winner Elton John; and three-time GRAMMY winner Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland. THE 52nd ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS will broadcast live from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Sunday, Jan. 31 (8:00-11:30 PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.

The latest presenters announced for Music's Biggest Night� are actor Simon Baker ("The Mentalist"), comedian and TV host Stephen Colbert, rock legend Alice Cooper, nine-time GRAMMY winner Sheryl Crow, actress Kaley Cuoco ("The Big Bang Theory"), seven-time GRAMMY and three-time Latin GRAMMY� winner Placido Domingo, actor Robert Downey Jr., three-time GRAMMY winner Wyclef Jean, GRAMMY and 17-time Latin GRAMMY winner Juanes, country artist Miranda Lambert, six-time GRAMMY winner John Legend, actress/singer Jennifer Lopez, actress/singer Lea Michele ("Glee"), actor Chris O'Donnell ("NCIS: Los Angeles"), pop singer Katy Perry, four-time GRAMMY winner Lionel Richie, TV and radio host Ryan Seacrest, four-time GRAMMY winner Seal, Academy Award�-winning writer/director Quentin Tarantino and two-time GRAMMY winner Keith Urban.

As previously announced, all five Album of the Year nominees are set to perform on Music's Biggest Night�: Beyonc�, the Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, the Dave Matthews Band and Taylor Swift. Other performers and nominees include Bon Jovi, Green Day, Lady Antebellum, Maxwell, P!nk and the Zac Brown Band. Celine Dion, Jennifer Hudson, Smokey Robinson, Carrie Underwood and Usher will perform in a special 3-D GRAMMY tribute to Michael Jackson. Mary J. Blige and Andrea Bocelli will perform in a special fundraising segment for Haiti relief. Presenters include actress Kristen Bell, pop/R&B singer Justin Bieber, actor Jeff Bridges, pop singer and actress Miley Cyrus, actor Josh Duhamel, pop sensation the Jonas Brothers, nine-time GRAMMY winner Norah Jones, pop singer/songwriter Ke$ha, two-time GRAMMY winner LL COOL J, GRAMMY winner and three-time Latin GRAMMY� winner Ricky Martin, 10-time GRAMMY and three-time Latin GRAMMY winner Carlos Santana, and nine-time GRAMMY winner Ringo Starr.

T-Pain and Keith Urban each have four nominations: T-Pain with Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals for "Blame It" (with Jamie Foxx), Best R&B Song for "Blame It" (with James T. Brown, John Conte Jr., Jamie Foxx, Christopher Henderson, Brandon R. Melanchon, Breyon Prescott & Nathan L. Walker), Best Contemporary R&B Album for Thr33 Ringz, and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "I'm on a Boat" (with The Lonely Island); and Keith Urban with Best Male Country Vocal Performance for "Sweet Thing," Best Country Collaboration With Vocals for "Start A Band" (with Brad Paisley), Best Country Album for Defying Gravity and Best Long Form Music Video for Love, Pain & The Whole Crazy World Tour Live.

Jamie Foxx and nine-time GRAMMY winner Eminem are each up for three awards: Foxx with Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals for "Blame It" (with T-Pain), Best R&B Song for "Blame It" (with James T. Brown, John Conte Jr., Christopher Henderson, Brandon R. Melanchon, Breyon Prescott, T-Pain & Nathan L. Walker), and Best Contemporary R&B Album for Intuition; and Eminem with Best Rap Solo Performance for "Beautiful," Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for "Crack A Bottle" (with Dr. Dre & 50 Cent) and Best Rap Album for Relapse.

Drake has two nods: Best Rap Solo Performance and Best Rap Song for "Best I Ever Had" (the latter nomination with D. Hamilton & M. Samuels).

Four-time GRAMMY winner Jeff Beck, Stephen Colbert, Katy Perry and Seal are each nominated: Beck for Best Rock Instrumental Performance for "A Day In The Life," Colbert for Best Comedy Album for A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift Of All!, Perry for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Hot N Cold," and Seal for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for "If You Don't Know Me By Now."

As part of Bon Jovi's performance on THE 52nd ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS, fans have the opportunity to decide which Bon Jovi hit the band will perform thanks to a "You Pick It, They Play It!" special segment. Viewers can log on to www.cbs.com/grammys and vote for one of three favorite Bon Jovi songs-"Always," "It's My Life," "Livin' on a Prayer"-to decide which hit the band will perform as part of their segment. Fans selected the three songs during the first phase of voting which ended Sunday, Jan. 24. The second and final phase of voting will continue until Bon Jovi's performance on THE 52nd ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS on Jan. 31. There is no registration to vote and fans may vote as often as they wish. Additionally, a 30-second clip of each song may also be viewed on the Web site.

GRAMMY winners Celine Dion, Jennifer Hudson, Smokey Robinson, Carrie Underwood and Usher will join together, along with the voice of Michael Jackson, in a moving tribute to Jackson. The tribute will feature the never-before-seen 3-D mini-movie for "Earth Song" that Jackson created as the centerpiece of his much anticipated "This Is It" tour. So that viewers at home can enjoy the unique 3-D portion of the tribute, CBS and Target have partnered to provide millions of free 3-D GRAMMY Glasses. Target stores nationwide will exclusively offer the glasses through Sunday, Jan. 31, so that fans have the opportunity to see the film that was very personal to Jackson. Additionally, the audience at STAPLES Center will share the 3-D experience, wearing the same glasses as those worn by viewers at home.

Nine-time GRAMMY winner Mary J. Blige and world-renowned pop tenor Andrea Bocelli will perform the Simon & Garfunkel classic, "Bridge over Troubled Water," together in a special fundraising segment for Haiti relief. Their once-in-a-lifetime performance (audio and video) will be made available for download at iTunes.com/Target following the telecast with all proceeds benefiting the American Red Cross' ongoing earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. This year marks the 40th anniversary of "Bridge over Troubled Water" receiving GRAMMY Awards for Record of the Year, Album of the Year, and Song of the Year; the song will provide a moving tribute to survivors of the tragic events in Haiti.

For more information on THE 52nd ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS, please visit http://www.cbs.com/specials/grammys/.

THE 52nd ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS is produced by John Cossette Productions and AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy�. Ken Ehrlich and John Cossette are executive producers, Louis J. Horvitz is director.

About The Recording Academy

Established in 1957, 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. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards-the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music-The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit http://www.grammy.com/. For breaking news and exclusive content, join the organization's social networks as a Twitter follower at www.twitter.com/thegrammys, a Facebook fan at www.facebook.com/thegrammys and a YouTube channel subscriber at www.youtube.com/thegrammys.





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