Grammys: H.E.R., Jon Batiste, NAS, and more added as performers

Las Vegas, Nevada – The Recording Academy announced a second round of top-tier music performers for the 64th Annual Grammy Awards.

Jon Batiste (l.), H.E.R. (c.), and Nas (r.) will give individual performances at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards.
Jon Batiste (l.), H.E.R. (c.), and Nas (r.) will give individual performances at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards.  © Collage: Screenshot/Instagram/jonbatiste & hermusicofficial/123RF/ngupakarti/IMAGO/Gonzales Photo

The Grammys are shaping up to be the hottest award show in 2022.

One week after unveiling the first round of performers for the ceremony, the Recording Academy released additional acts taking the MGM Grand Garden Arena stage in Las Vegas on April 3.

Nominees H.E.R., Jon Batiste, Nas, Foo Fighters, and Chris Stapleton will all be showing attendees what they've got with what's sure to be a legendary night of musical performances.

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Jon Batiste racked up an impressive 11 nominations for this year's Grammys, including Record Of The Year, Album Of The Year, Best Traditional R&B Performance, Best Improvised Jazz Solo, and Best American Roots Song.

The Foo Fighters, who are 12-time Grammy winners, scored three nominations for Best Rock Performance, Best Rock Song, and Best Rock Album, while five-time Grammy winner Chris Stapleton landed three nominations for Best Country Solo Performance, Best Country Song, and Best Country Album.

Four-time Grammy winner H.E.R. secured eight nominations this year including Album Of The Year, Song Of The Year, Best R&B Album, and Best R&B Performance.

Previously announced performers include BTS, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X with Jack Harlow, Olivia Rodrigo, Brandi Carlile, and Brothers Osborne.

In addition, Variety reported there will be an In Memoriam performance to commemorate the life and legacy of Stephen Sondheim. The special performance is set to be done by Rachel Zegler, Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., and Ben Platt.

Noticeably missing from the round two lineup was Kanye "Ye" West, who was pulled from the running last week due to his "concerning online behavior."

The Grammys will be hosted by Trevor Noah and broadcast live on April 3 at 8 PM EST on CBS, with a livestream available on Paramount+.

Cover photo: Collage: Screenshot/Instagram/jonbatiste & hermusicofficial/123RF/ngupakarti/IMAGO/Gonzales Photo

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