The first batch of performers for the 2023 Grammy Awards has been revealed. On February 5th, Los Angeles will host Bad Bunny, Mary J. Blige, Brandi Carlile, Luke Combs, Steve Lacy, Lizzo, Kim Petras, and Sam Smith.
Bad Bunny has been nominated for three awards, including the coveted Album of the Year, making history as the first all-Spanish-language album nominee in the category. At the 2021 Grammy Awards, he and Jhay Cortez performed “Dákiti.”
Mary J. Blige’s deluxe version of “Good Morning Gorgeous” has earned her a nomination for Album of the Year and six other nominations. Steve Lacy has four nominations, including Song of the Year, Record of the Year, and Best Pop Solo Performance for “Bad Habit.”
Lizzo, who won several awards and performed a medley of “Cuz I Love You” songs at the 2020 Grammy Awards, has received five nominations for this year’s awards. Brandi Carlile, a regular at the Grammys, having performed in 2020, 2021, and 2022, is nominated for seven awards in 2023.
Sam Smith and Kim Petras, who recently performed their No. 1 hit “Unholy” on Saturday Night Live, have been nominated for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.
Country star Luke Combs, who has yet to win a Grammy, has three chances to do so this year with nominations for Best Country Duo/Group Performance, Best Country Album, and Best Country Song.