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Alyson HanniganAlyson Hannigan added to presenter lineup for 49th Grammy Awards on Februay 11, 2007
Thursday 8 February 2007, by Webmaster
Multi-Nominees Singer/Songwriter James Blunt and Rapper T.I. Join 49TH GRAMMY Awards Lineup, and Legendary Funk Band Earth, Wind & Fire Team Up with Mary J. Blige and Ludacris in Show-Stopping Performance
Burt Bacharach, Natalie Cole, Common, Alyson Hannigan, Reba McEntire, Mandy Moore, Cobie Smulders, Quentin Tarantino and Luke Wilson Added to Presenter Lineup for Music’s Biggest Night(TM) Sunday, Feb. 11 on Global
SANTA MONICA, CA, Feb. 8 /CNW/ - The Recording Academy(R) announced today that current multi-nominees singer/songwriter James Blunt and rapper T.I. will perform on the 49th Annual GRAMMY(R) Awards, and six-time GRAMMY winners Earth, Wind & Fire will join previously announced performers Mary J. Blige and Ludacris in an electrifying special GRAMMY segment. Presenters added to the all-star lineup include multi-GRAMMY winners Burt Bacharach, Natalie Cole, and Reba McEntire, rapper/actor Common as well as actors Alyson Hannigan and Cobie Smulders ("How I Met Your Mother"), actress/singer Mandy Moore, Academy Award(R) winner Quentin Tarantino, and actor Luke Wilson. The music industry’s premier event will take place live on Sunday, Feb. 11, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast on Global Television at 8 p.m. (ET/PT), preceded by ET Canada’s GRAMMY Pre-Show at 7:30pm. The GRAMMY(R) Awards reaches a worldwide audience of hundreds of millions in 75 countries. Alfred Haber Inc. is the international distributor. Previously announced performers include Christina Aguilera, Beyoncé, Mary J. Blige, Chris Brown, the Dixie Chicks, Gnarls Barkley, Wyclef Jean, John Legend, Ludacris, John Mayer, Corinne Bailey Rae, Rascal Flatts, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lionel Richie, Smokey Robinson, Shakira, Justin Timberlake (solo performance and with the winner of the "My GRAMMY Moment" competition), the Police, and Carrie Underwood. Previously announced presenters include Joan Baez, Natasha Bedingfield, Tony Bennett, Lewis Black, The Black Eyed Peas, Nicolas Cage, Ciara, Ornette Coleman, Melissa Etheridge, Nelly Furtado, Terrence Howard, Jennifer Hudson, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah, P!nk, Rihanna, LeAnn Rimes, Chris Rock, Nicole Scherzinger (of the Pussycat Dolls), Seal, David Spade ("Rules of Engagement"), and Stevie Wonder. Singer/songwriter James Blunt has five GRAMMY nominations: Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year and Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for "You’re Beautiful," Best Pop Vocal Album for Back To Bedlam, and Best New Artist. Rapper T.I. has four nods for Best Rap Solo Performance and Best Rap Song for "What You Know," Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "My Love" (with Justin Timberlake), and Best Rap Album for King.