Miley Cyrus, Brandi Carlile, H.E.R., And Red Hot Chili Peppers Among Grammy Awards Performers
Additional performances were announced for the 2019 Grammy Awards. So far, we know that Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Dan + Shay, Shawn Mendes, Janelle Monáe and Kacey Musgraves will be performing. Here’s a rundown of four more artists added the lineup.
Cyrus is no stranger to the Grammy Awards. Back in 2009, at the 51st Grammys, Cyrus made her Grammy performance debut when she sang “Fifteen” alongside Taylor Swift. Her fourth studio album, Bangerz, was nominated for best pop vocal album at the 57th Grammy Awards in 2015.
Cyrus started out as an actress. She’s best known for her starring role on the Disney television show Hannah Montana, which aired from 2006 to 2010. In 2007 she landed her first Billboard Hot 100 Top 40 hit as a solo artist when she released “Ready, Set, Don’t Go,” a duet with her father, country singer Billy Ray Cyrus.
In 2008, she scored her first top album as a solo artist with Breakout. “Party In The U.S.A.,” which was from her 2009 album, The Time Of Our Lives, reached the No. 2 spot on the Billboard Hot 100.
Brandi Carlile was nominated for six Grammy Awards, including record and song of the year (“The Joke”), album of the year, and best Americana album (By the Way, I Forgive You), reports Billboard. She was also nominated for best American roots performance and song (“The Joke”). This year will be the first time Carlile is performing at the Grammy Awards.
H.E.R. will also be making her Grammy performance debut. The artist has received nominations for album of the year and best R&B album (H.E.R.), best new artist, best R&B performance (“Best Part”), and best R&B song (“Focus”).
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Red Hot Chili Peppers will join Post Malone on stage. So far, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have won three Grammy Awards and have gotten 12 Grammy Award nominations. The group’s 1991 album, Blood Sugar Sex Magik, reached the No. 2 spot on the Billboard 200 chart. Their highest-charting single, “Under The Bridge,” was on that album, reaching No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Who is hosting the Grammy Awards?
Alicia Keys will be hosting the 2019 Grammy Awards. Keys, born Alicia Augello Cook, grew up in New York City. She began taking piano lessons at the age of 7 and continued to play after her mother encouraged her. Keys later attended Manhattan’s Professional Performance Arts School and majored in choir.
Keys joined Clive Davis’ label, J Records, and released her debut album, Songs in A Minor in 2001. The album resulted in her first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 single “Fallin.” She released her second album, The Diary of Alicia Keys, in 2003. This album resulted in the hit singles “Diary,” “If I Ain’t Got You,” and “You Don’t Know My Name.” Keys released her third album As I Am, in 2007. She has gone on to release The Element of Freedom (2009), Girl on Fire (2012), and Here (2016).
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