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Recording Academy announces 2 special segments to take place on the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards

By Vijay Narayan
Friday 24/01/2020
[Photo:Billboard]

In keeping with the tradition of presenting signature "Grammy Moments," the Recording Academy has announced two special segments to take place on the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards.

The first, "Old Town Road All-Stars," will feature current nominees Billy Ray Cyrus and Lil Nas X joined by BTS, Diplo, Mason Ramsey, and other surprise guests.

Over the past year, "Old Town Road" has been the subject of numerous mixes and mashups, which inspired bringing together a number of acts who have performed it, making it a one-of-a-kind performance.

Additionally, in a tribute to Grammy executive producer Ken Ehrlich, and to acknowledge the importance of music education in schools to the Recording Academy, Grammy Museum and Ehrlich, artists associated with Ehrlich's 40-year career will gather to perform "I Sing The Body Electric" from the film Fame.

The performance will feature current nominees Camila Cabello, Gary Clark Jr. and John Legend joined by Debbie Allen, Joshua Bell, Common, Misty Copeland, Lang Lang, Cyndi Lauper, Ben Platt and the War And Treaty.

Alicia Keys will host this year’s grammys on Monday afternoon.

Previously announced artists and performers who will take the stage at this year's grammys include Aerosmith, who are also performing live at the 2020 MusiCares Person Of The Year event in their honor, Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Ariana Grande, Jonas Brothers, Camila Cabello, Rosalía, H.E.R., Demi Lovato, Bonnie Raitt, Run-D.M.C., Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, Tyler, The Creator and Charlie Wilson. Additionally, John Legend, DJ Khaled, Meek Mill, Roddy Ricch, YG and Kirk Franklin will perform all-star tribute to the late, Grammy-nominated Nipsey Hussle.

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