LL Cool J Returns as Grammy Host; New Performers Join Lineup

John Legend, Common, Miranda Lambert, Usher, Sam Smith, and Pharrell will take their songs to the Staples stage on Feb. 8

LL Cool J will host the Grammys once more, and he’s brought some friends to share the stage with him.

John Legend and Common are now set to perform “Glory” from the film “Selma” at Feb. 8’s 57th Annual Grammy Awards, which will air on CBS. Joining them in the latest wave of performers on the so-called “Music’s Biggest Night” are Miranda Lambert, Usher, Sam Smith, and Pharrell Williams.

Previously announced performers include AC/DC, Eric Church, Ariana Grande, Madonna and Ed Sheeran. The show is set to take place at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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

LL Cool J is also a producer. This show marks the fourth in a row with the rapper-actor taking on hosting duties.

The 57th Annual Grammy Awards air Feb. 8 at 8 p.m. on CBS.

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