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First Batch of 54th Grammy Awards Performers Announced

January 12, 2012 (4:42 pm) GMT
Beside Nicki Minaj whose participation has been found out earlier, there's Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Foo Fighters and a couple others.
Taylor Swift

, , , , and are officially announced as performers at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards. For Minaj and Aldean, this would their first time performing on the Grammys stage. Minaj was also the first artist announced as this year's performer.

Aldean and Clarkson, meanwhile, were announced as joint performers, most likely playing their duet "Don't You Wanna Stay" which is nominated for Best Country Duo/Group Performance. More performers and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks leading to the February 12 ceremony.

There's a speculation that is going to open the show, but since she recently got a throat surgery, it will depend on her doctor's permission. She reportedly is waiting until early next month to find out whether she is ready to sing in pubic again.

It is also yet known whether biggest nominee this year, , will be part of the performers line-up. Traditionally, The Recording Academy would invite the person of the night to show off on the stage.

The Grammy Awards, which takes place in Los Angeles, will air live on CBS at 8 P.M. EST on February 12.

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