Madonna Set To Perform On The 56th Annual Grammy Awards¬ģ

NOMINEES BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG AND MIRANDA LAMBERT TO DUET IN A SPECIAL IN MEMORIAM TRIBUTE TO PHIL EVERLY

TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE, AND JUICY J ALSO ADDED TO THE LINEUP FOR MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT¬ģ

Steve Coogan, Jeremy Renner, Julia Roberts, and Charlie Wilson Added as Presenters for the Music Industry’s Premier Event

The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards¬ģ — Hosted by LL COOL J — Airs Live on CBS Sunday, Jan. 26, 8 P.M. ET/PT #GRAMMYs

SANTA MONICA, Calif.,¬†Jan. 24, 2014¬† The latest performers for the¬†56th Annual GRAMMY Awards¬†¬ģ¬†telecast were announced today and they include: seven-time GRAMMY¬ģ¬†winnerMadonna; nominees¬†Billie Joe Armstrong¬†(of Green Day) and¬†Miranda Lambert¬†in a special In Memoriam tribute to¬†Phil Everly;¬†Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue; and rapper and Academy Award¬ģ¬†winner¬†Juicy J. Actor¬†Steve Coogan¬†, actor¬†Jeremy Renner¬†, Academy Award winner¬†Julia Roberts¬†, and current nominee¬†Charlie Wilson¬†are set to present. Two-time GRAMMY winner¬†LL COOL J¬†returns as host of Music’s Biggest Night¬ģ. The music industry’s premier event will take place live onSunday, Jan. 26, 2014¬†, 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 ‚Äst11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The show also will be supported on radio worldwide via Westwood One, and covered online at¬†GRAMMY.com¬†andCBS.com. For GRAMMY coverage, updates and breaking news, please visit The Recording Academy¬ģ‘s social networks on¬†Twitter,¬†Facebook, and¬†Instagram.

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Five-time GRAMMY winner¬†Billie Joe Armstrong¬†and GRAMMY winner¬†Miranda Lambert¬†each have a nomination: Armstrong is nominated for Best Music Film (as a member of Green Day) for¬†Cuatro!; Lambert has a nod in Best Country Solo Performance for “Mama’s Broken Heart.”

Previously announced performers include current nominee¬†Sara Bareilles¬†together with four-time GRAMMY winner and 2014 MusiCares¬ģ¬†Person of the Year¬†Carole King¬†; nominee¬†Gary Clark Jr.¬†; nominees¬†Daft Punk¬†with nominee¬†Nile Rodgers¬†(of Chic), nominee¬†Pharrell Williams¬†, and 25-time GRAMMY winner¬†Stevie Wonder¬†; nominee¬†Hunter Hayes¬†; nominee¬†Kendrick Lamar¬†joined by nominees¬†Imagine Dragons; nominee¬†John Legend; nominee¬†Lorde; nominees¬†Macklemore & RyanLewis; eight-time GRAMMY-winning group¬†Metallica¬†and GRAMMY Cultural Ambassador to¬†China¬†Lang Lang¬†performing together; nominee and 2014 Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient (as a member of the Beatles)¬†Paul McCartney¬†; nominee¬†Kacey Musgraves¬†; nominee¬†Katy Perry¬†; nominees¬†P!nk¬†and¬†Nate Ruess¬†(of FUN.); nine-time GRAMMY winner and 2014 Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient (as a member of the Beatles)¬†Ringo Starr¬†; nominee¬†Robin Thickeand GRAMMY-winning group¬†Chicago¬†(whose debut album was inducted into the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame¬ģ¬†this year); nominee¬†Taylor Swift¬†; nominee¬†Keith Urban¬†; a special performance featuring¬†Merle Haggard¬†, 2014 Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient¬†Kris Kristofferson¬†,¬†Willie Nelson¬†, and nominee¬†Blake Shelton¬†; and a rousing rock collaboration featuring nominees¬†Nine Inch Nails,¬†Queens Of The Stone Age, and¬†Dave Grohl¬†, joined by GRAMMY winner¬†Lindsey Buckingham. Also performing with Daft Punk are the RAM (Random Access Memories) session players:¬†Chris Caswell,¬†Nathan East,¬†Omar Hakim, and¬†Paul Jackson Jr.

Previously announced presenters include: current nominee¬†Marc Anthony¬†; nominees¬†Black Sabbath; three-time GRAMMY winner¬†Zac Brown¬†; nominee¬†Gloria Estefan¬†; actor¬†Anna Faris¬†; GRAMMY and Academy Award¬ģ¬†winner¬†Jamie Foxx¬†; singer/songwriter and actor¬†Ariana Grande¬†; four-time Emmy¬ģ-winning actor¬†Neil Patrick Harris¬†; GRAMMY winner¬†Olivia Harrison¬†; actor¬†Anna Kendrick¬†; nomineeAlicia Keys¬†; two-time GRAMMY and 19-time Latin GRAMMY winner¬†Juanes; nominee¬†Cyndi Lauper¬†; singer/songwriter and actor¬†Jared Leto¬†; nominee¬†Bruno Mars¬†; country singer/songwriter¬†Martina McBride¬†; nominee¬†Miguel; two-time GRAMMY winner¬†Yoko Ono¬†; GRAMMY winner¬†Smokey Robinson¬†; TV and radio host/producer (as well as Honorary Chair of the GRAMMY Foundation Board)Ryan Seacrest¬†; and four-time GRAMMY winner¬†Steven Tyler¬†.

The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards are produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy.Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director, and David Wild and Ken Ehrlich are the writers.

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 ‚ÄĒ the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music ‚ÄĒ 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 of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit¬†www.grammy.com¬†.