Star studded line up of presenters announced for the 58th Awards ceremony
Ice Cube is among the names confirmed to present at this years 2016 Grammy Awards
Now in it’s 58th year, the biggest night in music will see some of the world’s biggest stars converge for it’s star studded ceremony. Comprised of Grammy 2016 nominees, previous winners and film and TV actors, the awards will be presented by the likes of Cube, Selena Gomez and Sam Smith, it was announced on the Grammys official website.
Earth, Wind & Fire (The GRAMMYs will honor Earth, Wind & Fire founding member and seven-time GRAMMY winner Maurice White by recognizing the band’s 2016 Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award as the surviving members present the GRAMMY for Record Of The Year.)
O’Shea Jackson Jr.
Recently, it was also announced that Gwen Stefani is set to make history by creating the first music video ever made on live TV during The Grammys.
Stefani will attempt to produce and perform in the first ever live broadcast on TV of a music video, providing a visual interpretation of her new single ‘Make Me Like You’.
The video will be shot during a 4-minute commercial break in the ceremony broadcast and the finished product will then be posted to Vevo as the official video to the song.
Partnering with Target, the live music video will include multiple sets, costume changes and special appearances.
Taking to Instagram to confirm the news, the former No Doubt frontwoman stated: “This is big. I’m going to be in the first LIVE music video on a#GRAMMYs commercial break with@Target! #MoreMusic.”
In an accompanying press release, Stefani added: “Target has an incredible legacy of creating unexpected￼ moments in music, and I’m thrilled to be partnering with them to create my new music video on live television next Monday.”
The news comes after Stefani confirmed details of her first solo album in ten years, titled ‘This Is What The Truth Feels Like’. The album is due for release on March 18, a full decade after the release of ‘The Sweet Escape’ in 2006.
The New York Times also reports that Lady Gaga will perform a solo medley of David Bowie hits. Nile Rodgers is also taking charge as musical director for 2016.
The 2016 Grammys take place on Monday, February 15th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.