TAYLOR SWIFT SET TO PERFORM ON THE 55TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®

GRAMMY® NOMINEES THE BLACK KEYS, FUN., MUMFORD & SONS, RIHANNA, AND TAYLOR SWIFT SET TO PERFORM ON THE
55TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®
LL COOL J RETURNS AS HOST OF MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT®
                                                                         
The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards® Airs Live on CBS Sunday, Feb. 10, 8 P.M. ET/PT
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Jan. 09, 2013) — Current GRAMMY® nominees the Black Keys, FUN., Mumford & Sons, Rihanna, and Taylor Swift are the first performers announced for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards® telecast. Two-time GRAMMY winner LL COOL J returns as host of Music’s Biggest Night®.
The Black Keys and FUN. will perform on the GRAMMY telecast for the
first time, while Mumford & Sons, Rihanna and Swift are returning to
the GRAMMY stage. The music industry’s premier event will take place
live on Sunday, Feb. 10, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network  from 8 – 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The show also will be supported on radio worldwide via Dial Global, and covered online at GRAMMY.com and CBS.com, and on YouTube.
Additional performers, presenters and special segments will be
announced soon. For GRAMMY coverage, updates and breaking news, please
visit The Recording Academy®‘s social networks on Twitter and Facebook.
FUN.
and Mumford & Sons are two of six artists this year who lead with
six nominations each. FUN. are up for Record Of The Year, Song Of The
Year, and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for “We Are Young” (Featuring
Janelle Monáe); Album Of The Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for Some Nights; and Best New Artist.
Mumford & Sons are nominated for Album Of The Year and Best Americana Album for Babel; Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song for “I Will Wait”; Best Song Written For Visual Media for “Learn Me Right” (From Brave); and Best Long Form Music Video for Big Easy Express.
Two-time GRAMMY winners The Black Keys have five nominations: Album Of The Year and Best Rock Album for El Camino; and Record
Of The Year, Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song (along with Brian
Burton) for “Lonely Boy.” (Additionally, group member Dan Auerbach is
nominated for Producer Of The Year Non Classical.)
Five-time
GRAMMY winner Rihanna and six-time GRAMMY winner Taylor Swift each have
three nominations. Rihanna is up for Best Pop Solo Performance for
“Where Have You Been,” Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (Featuring Jay-Z) for
“Talk That Talk,” and Best Short Form Music Video (Featuring Calvin
Harris) for “We Found Love.” Swift is nominated in Record Of The Year
for “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” and Best Country
Duo/Group Performance (with The Civil Wars) and Best Song Written For
Visual Media (along with T Bone Burnett and the Civil Wars) for “Safe
& Sound” (from The Hunger Games).

Established
in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians,
songwriters, 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
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