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Kart Perry "The One That Got Away" Capitol Records/EMI

Kart Perry "The One That Got Away" Capitol Records/EMI

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Feb. 1, 2012) — Current GRAMMY® nominee Katy Perry has been added

to the stellar lineup for the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards® ( Country artist

Dierks Bentley, rapper/actor Drake, GRAMMY winner Miranda Lambert, and Emmy® and Academy

Award® winner Gwyneth Paltrow will appear as presenters. Music’s Biggest Night® — hosted by twotime

GRAMMY winner LL COOL J — takes place live on Sunday, Feb. 12 at STAPLES Center in Los

Angeles and will be broadcast in high definition and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network

from 8 – 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The show also will be supported on radio worldwide via Dial Global, and

covered online at and, and on YouTube at

Additional performers, presenters and special segments will be announced soon. For GRAMMY

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Katy Perry is up for two awards: Record Of The Year and Best Pop Solo Performance for “Firework.”

Previously announced performers for the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards include Adele (in her first live

performance since undergoing vocal cord surgery last fall); Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson; Glen

Campbell with The Band Perry and Blake Shelton; Coldplay and Rihanna; Foo Fighters; Bruno

Mars; Paul McCartney; Nicki Minaj; and Taylor Swift. Aldean, The Band Perry, Minaj, and Shelton

will perform on the GRAMMY telecast for the first time, while Adele, Campbell, Clarkson, Coldplay,

Foo Fighters, Mars, McCartney, Perry, Rihanna, and Swift are returning to the GRAMMY stage. LL

COOL J has hosted “The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest

Night” since its inception in December 2008, and this is his first time hosting the annual GRAMMY

Awards telecast.

The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards are produced by John Cossette Productions and AEG Ehrlich

Ventures for The Recording Academy®. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director,

and David Wild and Ken Ehrlich are the writers.

Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, producers, engineers and

recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music

and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized

award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is

responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and

human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical

excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part

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