Kendrick Lamar, Sam Smith, U2, Elton John, Miley Cyrus Announced As Grammys Performers

CBS confirms five new performers for the 2018 Grammy Awards.

Photo: Kendrick Lamar in HUMBLE | Interscope

CBS and the Recording Academy just announced a new wave of Grammy Awards performers.

Per a new press alert, Kendrick Lamar, Sam Smith, U2, Elton John and Miley Cyrus will be taking the stage at “Music’s Biggest Night.”

Elton John and Miley Cyrus will be performing one of the former’s classic hits. John is this year’s Merit Award recipient — and the subject of the Grammy tribute concert that will be held on Tuesday, January 30.

Previously announced performers include Alessia Cara, Cardi B, Childish Gambino, Daddy Yankee, Luis Fonsi, Kesha, Khalid, Lady Gaga, Little Big Town, Logic, Patti LuPone, Bruno Mars, P!nk, Ben Platt and SZA.

James Corden is hosting the ceremony for CBS, which will air at 7:30PM ET on January 28.

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