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The 66th Grammy Awards to Broadcast Live from Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena on Feb. 4 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS
The 2024 Grammy Awards are set to dazzle with an array of performances from top-tier artists!
New additions to the lineup for the 66th annual Grammy Awards were disclosed on Sunday. The star-studded event will feature performances by Burna Boy, 32, Luke Combs, 33, and Travis Scott, 32. The ceremony is scheduled to take place at Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena on Feb. 4, with live broadcast coverage on CBS starting at 8 p.m. ET.
These talented artists will join a stellar lineup that already includes Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, and Olivia Rodrigo, who were announced as the initial performers last week. Anticipation is building as more acts are expected to be revealed in the upcoming weeks, promising an unforgettable night of music at the Grammy Awards.
While the specific songs each artist will perform at the award show have not been announced, all of them are nominees in various categories.
Luke Combs is in contention for the Best Country Solo Performance for his rendition of Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car.” Travis Scott earned a nomination in the Best Rap Album category for his 2023 release, “Utopia,” while Burna Boy boasts four nominations, including Best African Music Performance for “City Boys,” Best Global Performance for “Alone,” Best Melodic Rap Performance for “Sittin’ on Top of the World,” and a nod for Best Global Music Album for his album, “I Told Them…”
Billie Eilish and Olivia Rodrigo, both 22 and 20 years old respectively, each received six nominations, contributing to the highly competitive and diverse lineup of nominees at the 2024 Grammy Awards.
Billie Eilish’s contributions to the Barbie movie soundtrack have earned her several Grammy nominations. Her song “What Was I Made For?” received nods in multiple categories, including Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop Solo Performance, Best Song Written for Visual Media, and Best Music Video. Additionally, Eilish’s collaboration with Labrinth on “Never Felt So Alone” earned a nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.
On the other hand, Olivia Rodrigo is being recognized for her sophomore album “Guts” and its tracks. The album itself is nominated for Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album. The lead single from the album, “Vampire,” is nominated in categories such as Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Solo Performance. In a different genre, Rodrigo also secured a nomination in the Best Rock Song category for her track “Ballad of a Homeschooled Girl.” These nominations highlight the diversity and success of both artists in the music industry.
Dua Lipa’s contribution to the Barbie movie soundtrack, “Dance the Night,” is receiving recognition at the Grammy Awards. The disco-pop track has earned two nominations: Best Song Written for Visual Media and Song of the Year. This acknowledgment underscores Lipa’s versatility and impact as an artist, with her work in both mainstream and visual media categories being celebrated at the prestigious music event.
Luke Combs has received acclaim for his rendition of “Fast Car,” and the song garnered the CMA award for Song of the Year. The singer-songwriter shared with PEOPLE the inspiration behind releasing a new version of the song, citing childhood memories with his father and their bonding over Tracy Chapman’s music. Combs expressed a deep connection to “Fast Car” and the nostalgic sentiments it holds for him.
Travis Scott’s performance at the Grammy Awards follows his Circus Maximus Tour, which has been promoting his fourth studio album, “Utopia.” The North American leg of the tour began in October and concludes in January, with a final show scheduled for Feb. 5, just after the Grammys. Scott’s presence at the awards show adds another dimension to the event, showcasing his ongoing success and influence in the music industry.
Burna Boy’s appearance at the Grammys comes on the heels of a successful 2023 marked by the release of his hit seventh studio album, “I Told Them…”. The album featured collaborations with prominent hip-hop artists such as 21 Savage, J. Cole, Wu-Tang Clan’s GZA and RZA, among others. Notably, the Grammy-nominated tracks from the album, namely “City Boys” and “Sittin’ on Top of the World,” achieved top 10 positions on the Billboard U.S. Afrobeats Song chart. Additionally, Burna Boy’s contribution to the “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” soundtrack with the song “Alone” also secured a top 10 spot on the same chart.
As the 2024 Grammy Awards approach, Burna Boy’s recognition reflects his continued impact on the global music scene. The awards ceremony is set to air live on Feb. 4 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS and will be available for streaming on Paramount+.