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More performers have been added to the 58th GRAMMY Awards performance lineup. Current nominees Justin Bieber, Diplo and Skrillex will perform their GRAMMY-nominated hit "Where Are Ü Now," marking the duo known as Jack Ü's first live television performance. Album Of The Year nominee Chris Stapleton will be joined by GRAMMY winners Gary Clark Jr. and Bonnie Raitt to pay tribute to legendary blues artist B.B. King. Nominee Pitbull will team with Travis Barker, Robin Thicke and surprise special guests. Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Joe Perry of the rock supergroup the Hollywood Vampires will make their television debut. Previously announced 58th GRAMMY performers include Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Adele, James Bay, Andra Day, Ellie Goulding, the Broadway cast from "Hamilton," Sam Hunt, Tori Kelly, Kendrick Lamar, Lady Gaga, Little Big Town, Carrie Underwood, and The Weeknd.
Winners:Album of the Year: Taylor Swift, 1989 Song of the Year: Ed Sheeran, "Thinking Out Loud" Best New Artist: Meghan Trainor Best Rock Performance: Alabama Shakes, "Don't Wanna Fight" Best Country Album: Chris Stapleton, Traveller Best Rap Album: Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly Best Musical Theatre Album: Hamilton Best Pop Vocal Album: Taylor Swift, 1989 Best Instrumental Composition: Arturo O'Farrill, The Afro Latin Jazz Suite Best Arrangement, Instrumental Or A Cappella: "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy" Best Arrangement, Instruments And Vocals: Maria Schneider, "Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)" Best Recording Package: Still The King: Celebrating The Music Of Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys Best Album Notes: Joni Mitchell, 'Love Has Many Faces: A Quartet, A Ballet, Waiting To Be Danced' Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package: The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Records, Volume Two (1928-32) Best Historical Album: The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical: Shawn Everett, Bob Ludwig, Sound & Color Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical: Dave Audé, "Uptown Funk (Dave Audé Remix)" Best Surround Sound Album: James Guthrie, Joel Plante, Amused To Death Best Contemporary Instrumental Album: Snarky Puppy, Metropole Orkest, Sylva Best New Age Album: Paul Avgerinos, Grace Best Improvised Jazz Solo: Christian McBride, "Cherokee" Best Jazz Vocal Album: Cecile McLorin Salvent, For One To Love Best Jazz Instrumental Album: John Scofield, Past Present Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Maria Schneider Orchestra, The Thompson Fields Best Latin Jazz Album: Eliane Elias, Made In Brazil Best Reggae Album: Morgan Heritage, Strictly Roots Best World Music Album: Angelique Kidjo, Sings Best Children’s Album: Tim Kubart, Home Best Spoken Word Album: Jimmy Carter, A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety Best Comedy Album: Louis CK, Live At Madison Square Garden Best Latin Pop Album: Ricky Martin, A Quien Quiera Escuchar (Deluxe Edition) Best Regional Mexican Music Album: Los Tigres Del Norte, Realidades - Deluxe Edition Best Tropical Latin Album: Ruben Blades with Roberto Delgado & Orchestra, Son De Panamá Best American Roots Performance: Mavis Staples, See That My Grave Is Kept Clean' Best American Roots Song: Jason Isbell,"24 Frames" Best Americana Album: Jason Isbell, Something More Than Free Best Bluegrass Album: The SteelDrivers, The Muscle Shoals Recordings Best Blues Album: Buddy Guy, Born To Play Guitar Best Regional Roots Music Album: Jon Cleary, Go Go Juice Producer Of The Year, Classical: Judith Sherman Best Opera Recording: Seiji Ozawa, Isabel Leonard, Dominic Fyfe, "Ravel: L'Enfant Et Les Sortilèges; Shéhérazade" Best Choral Performance: Charles Bruffy, Phoenix Chorale, Kansas City Chorale, "Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil" Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance: Eighth Blackbird, "Filament" Best Classical Instrumental Solo: Augustin Hadelich, Ludovic Morlot, "Dutilleux: Violin Concerto, L'Arbre Des Songes" Best Classical Solo Vocal Album: Joyce DiDonato, Antonio Pappano, Joyce & Tony - Live From Wigmore Hall Best Contemporary Classical Composition: Stephen Paulus, "Paulus: Prayers & Remembrances" Best Classical Solo Vocal Album: Joyce DiDonato, Antonio Pappano, Joyce & Tony - Live From Wigmore Hall Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media: Glen Campbell, Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media: Antonio Sanchez, Birdman Best Song Written For Visual Media: Common, Rhymefest, John Legend, "Glory" Best Music Video: Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, "Bad Blood" Best Music Film: Amy Best Gospel Performance/Song: Kirk Franklin, "Wanna Be Happy?" Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song: Francesca Battistelli, "Holy Spirit" Best Gospel Album: Israel and Newbreed, Covered: Alive In Asia [Live] Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: Toby Mac, This Is Not A Test Best Country Solo Performance: Chris Stapleton, Traveller Best Country Duo/Group Performance: Little Big Town, "Girl Crush" Best Country Solo Performance: Chris Stapleton, Traveller Best Country Duo/Group Performance: Little Big Town, "Girl Crush" Best Country Song: Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna, Liz Rose, "Girl Crush" Best Dance Recording: Skrillex, Diplo and Justin Bieber - "Where Are Ü Now" Best Dance/Electronic Album: Skrillex and Diplo, Skrillex And Diplo Present Jack Ü Best R&B Performance: The Weeknd - "Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)" Best Traditional R&B Performance: Lalah Hathaway, "Little Ghetto Boy" Best R&B Song: D'Angelo, Kendra Foster, "Really Love" Best Urban Contemporary Album: The Weeknd, Beauty Behind The Madness Best R&B Album: D'Angelo, Black Messiah Best Metal Performance: Ghost, "Cirice" Best Rock Song: Alabama Shakes, "Don't Wanna Fight" Best Rock Album: Muse, Drones Best Alternative Music Album: Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color Best Rap Performance: Kendrick Lamar, "Alright" Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: Kendrick Lamar featuring Bilal, Anna Wise, Thundercat, 'These Walls' Best Rap Song: Kendrick Lamar, Kawan Prather, Sounwave, Pharrell Williams, "Alright" Best Pop Solo Performance: Ed Sheeran, "Thinking Out Loud" Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars,"Uptown Funk" Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Tony Bennett, Bill Charlap, The Silver Lining: The Songs Of Jerome Kern Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical: Jeff Bhasker
Spotted: Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Adele, James Bay, Andra Day, Ellie Goulding, Sam Hunt, Tori Kelly, Kendrick Lamar, Lady Gaga, Little Big Town, Carrie Underwood, The Weeknd, Justin Bieber, Diplo, Skrillex, Chris Stapleton, cast of Hamilton, Gary Clark Jr., Bonnie Raitt, Pitbull, Travis Barker, Robin Thicke, Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Joe Perry