ELVIS COSTELLO, BONNIE RAITT, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, U2'S BONO AND THE EDGE AND SAM MOORE JOIN NEW ORLEANS' LEGENDS ALLEN TOUSSAINT, DR. JOHN AND IRMA THOMAS FOR A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO NEW ORLEANS AND SOUTHERN SOUL, ON "THE 48TH ANNUAL GRAMMY� AWARDS," LIVE FROM STAPLES CENTER IN LOS ANGELES, FEB. 8 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
Fiona Apple, Sheryl Crow and Sting Added as Presenters
Elvis Costello, Bonnie Raitt, Bruce Springsteen, U2's Bono and The Edge and soul singer Sam Moore (of Sam & Dave) join New Orleans' legends Allen Toussaint, Dr. John and "Soul Queen of New Orleans" Irma Thomas for a musical tribute to New Orleans and Southern Soul, 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.
Singer/songwriters Fiona Apple, Sheryl Crow and Sting, all of whom are previous Grammy winners, have been added as presenters.
Previously announced performers are Mariah Carey, John Legend, Madonna with Gorillaz, Paul McCartney, Kelly Clarkson, Bruce Springsteen, U2, Coldplay, Faith Hill and Keith Urban, Christina Aguilera and Herbie Hancock, Jay-Z with Linkin Park, Jamie Foxx with Kanye West, Sugarland, 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�, Dave Chappelle, Common, Destiny's Child, Matt Dillon, Jenna Elfman, Tom Hanks, Teri Hatcher, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Terrence Howard, Alicia Keys, 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.