Maren Morris Will Perform With Alicia Keys at the 2017 Grammy Awards
The Recording Academy revealed on Tuesday (Jan. 31) that Morris will team up with singer Alicia Keys on the Grammys stage. Keys is a 15-time Grammy Awards winner, and she won Best New Artist in 2002; Morris and Keys previously shared the stage for an episode of CMT’s Crossroads, which aired in December.
“Can’t believe I’m saying this, but I’m performing at the #Grammys!!” Morris tweeted on Tuesday morning. “AND I’m gonna collab with my girl @aliciakeys again for this incredibly special night of music.”
In addition to Morris and Keys’ 2017 Grammy Awards collaboration, the Recording Academy has also announced that Anderson .Paak will perform with A Tribe Called Quest and Dave Grohl, and that the Weeknd will perform with Daft Punk. Previously announced performers include Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban, as well as Adele, John Legend, Bruno Mars and Metallica.
At the 2017 Grammy Awards, Morris is nominated for four awards: Best New Artist, Best Country Album (Hero), Best Country Song (“My Church”) and Best Country Solo Performance (“My Church”). She has the most nominations of any country artist this year.
The 59th annual Grammy Awards will take place in Los Angeles on Feb. 12. The Late Late Show host James Corden will host the televised ceremony, which will begin at 8PM ET on CBS; the pre-telecast Premiere Ceremony will begin at 3:30PM ET and be available to stream online.
The Boot will be staying up late covering the most buzzed-about country winners, fashion and moments at the 2017 Grammy Awards. Readers can watch along with us by checking back to TheBoot.com for the latest Grammys headlines, liking The Boot on Facebook and following The Boot on Twitter.
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