On Tuesday, The Recording Academy announced the first crop of performers joining the lineup of the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards. Nominees Beyonce, Taylor Swift, The Black Eyed Peas, Maxwell, and Lady Antebellum will be taking the mic for soul-stirring performances at next month’s ceremony.
Leading this year’s Grammy nominations is “Single Ladies” star Beyonce with 10. The Associated Press’ Entertainer of the Year Taylor Swift earned eight nods. The Black Eyed Peas and Maxwell are each nominated for six prizes. Country act Lady Antebellum is up for two trophies.
The 2010 Grammy Awards will air live on CBS on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010.