Silk Sonic have been added to the slate of performers on the Grammys this weekend. They’ll open the present at this 12 months’s ceremony in Las Vegas, forward of different appearances by Billie Eilish, BTS, Olivia Rodrigo, Lil Nas X, John Legend, J Balvin with Maria Becerra, and Carrie Underwood.
In line with a report from Selection, the ceremony may also function a tribute to late Foo Fighters’ drummer Taylor Hawkins, who died final week on the age of fifty. Days earlier than Hawkins’ dying, Foo Fighters had been named in a brand new batch of Grammy performers slated for this 12 months’s ceremony. The band has not commented on the efficiency, however a brand new press launch doesn’t embody Foo Fighters within the official checklist of Grammy performers. The band just lately canceled all of their upcoming tour dates within the wake of Hawkins’ dying. The Grammys ceremony begins on Sunday, April 3, at 8 p.m. Jap.
Anderson .Paak and Bruno Mars made their TV debut as Silk Sonic finally 12 months’s Grammys, performing “Depart the Door Open” after an elaborate, jokey marketing campaign to get on the present. They’re nominated for 4 awards this 12 months, with “Depart the Door Open” up for File of the 12 months, Music of the 12 months, Finest R&B Efficiency, and Finest R&B Music.
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