2020 Grammy Awards: Who Will Perform?
The 62nd annual Grammy Awards will take place Jan. 26, 2020, and as always there’s an array of solo artists and groups lined up to perform along with tributes. Musicians have been announcing news of Grammy performances in the weeks leading up to music’s biggest night of the year. Ahead, find out who is scheduled to perform at the 2020 Grammys.
Aerosmith and Run-DMC will perform together
According to Variety, Run-DMC isn’t expected to perform with Aerosmith for their entire set, leading many to believe the group will join in on “Walk This Way.”
The rock group’s original drummer, Joey Kramer, will not perform as he’s currently in an ongoing legal battle with members of Aerosmith that prevent him from performing.
In her first live performance since a drug overdose in 2018, Demi Lovato will take the stage at the Grammys. Reports say she will be singing a never-before-heard song she penned before the drug overdose occurred.
Up for six Grammys, Billie Eilish will perform her hit songs during the awards show.
Kevin, Nick, and Joe Jonas will perform at the Grammys — they announced the news on Jan. 15 — and are nominated for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for their song, “Sucker.”
Sheila E. and Usher will perform Prince tribute
Celebrating the late Prince, Sheila E. and Usher will take the stage at the Grammys singing what we can expect to be medley of the late artist’s greatest hits.
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani
Coaches on NBC’s The Voice who also date, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani will perform at the Grammys likely treating the viewers to a rendition of their newly released song, “Nobody But You.”
Nominated for five awards, Ariana Grande will perform at the 2020 Grammys with fans thinking she might pay tribute to fellow musician and ex-boyfriend, Mac Miller, who passed away in Sept. 2018.
Gary Clark Jr. will take the stage on Sunday, January 26th at Los Angeles’ Staples Center with The Roots, performing his Grammy-nominated song “This Land.”
Tribute performance to Nipsey Hussle
John Legend, DJ Khaled, Meek Mill, Roddy Ricch, YG, and Kirk Franklin will perform a tribute to the late Nipsey Hussle. The rapper who died in March 2019, is nominated for three posthumous Grammy Awards including Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance for “Racks in the Middle” featuring Roddy Ricch and Hit-Boy, and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for DJ Khaled’s song “Higher.”
Tyler, the Creator will perform at the Grammys for the first time
Not only is he up for an award — Best Rap Album for IGOR — but Tyler, the Creator will perform on the Grammy stage for the first time.
Up for eight awards — more than any other artist — Lizzo will perform at the 2020 Grammys.
She’ll likely play a medley including “Truth Hurts,” “Good as He**,” among others.
Who else is performing at Grammys?
Expect to see many other performers take the stage at the Grammys. Ben Platt is set to perform along with BTS, Billy Ray Cyrus, Lil Nas X, Bonnie Raitt, Camila Cabello, Charlie Wilson, Common, Cyndi Lauper, Rosalía, Lang Lang, H.E.R., and The War And Treaty.
For more on 2020 Grammy performances, check out the Grammys official list of performers.
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