MARIAH CAREY, JOHN LEGEND AND KANYE WEST, THE TOP GRAMMY AWARD NOMINEES WITH EIGHT EACH, TO PERFORM ON "THE 48TH ANNUAL GRAMMY� AWARDS," LIVE FROM STAPLES CENTER IN LOS ANGELES, FEB. 8 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
Mariah Carey, John Legend and Kanye West, who are each currently nominated for eight Grammy� Awards, will perform 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. Additional performers, presenters and special segments will be announced shortly.
Carey, a two-time Grammy Award winner, is nominated for Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song Of The Year (with J. Austin, Jermaine Dupri and Manuel Seal), Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance, Best R&B Song (with J. Austin, Jermaine Dupri and Manuel Seal), Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and Best Contemporary R&B Album.
John Legend is nominated for Best New Artist, Song Of The Year (with William Adams), Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance, Best R&B Song (with William Adams), Best R&B Album, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (with Kanye West and Common), Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals (featuring Lauryn Hill) and Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.
Kanye West, who has won three Grammy Awards, is currently nominated for Album Of The Year (two, for Late Registration and as a producer on Mariah Carey's The Emancipation Of Mimi), Record Of The Year, Best R&B Song (with Alicia Keys, Garry Glenn and Harold Lily for Keys' "Unbreakable"), Best Rap Solo Performance, Best Rap Album, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (with Common and John Legend) and Best Rap Song (with J. Barry, D. Black and D. Harris).
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.