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Travis Scott to perform at the 61st Grammy Awards

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Travis Scott to perform at the 61st Grammy Awards

American hip-hop artist, Travis Scott, will perform at the 61st annual Grammy Awards ceremony this coming Sunday, 10 February 2019.

The Recording Academy announced the additional list of performers on Wednesday, 6 February 2019 and confirmed the Sicko Mode hit-maker as one of the artists set to perform at the prestigious ceremony, which will take place in Los Angeles on Sunday, 10 February 2019.

The rapper and music producer’s previous solo studio albums were all certified platinum but his latest album, Astroworld, is the first to receive a Grammy Award nomination. Sunday night’s performance will be his first performance at the Grammys.

Travis Scott received three 2019 Grammy Awards nominations in the Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song categories for Sicko Mode, and Best Rap Album for Astroworld. The rapper will perform alongside fellow nominees such as Chloe x Halle, Dua Lipa, Lady Gaga, Cardi B, Post Malone, Shawn Mendes and Janelle Monae, to name a few.

The opening performance will feature J Balvin and rapper Young Thug, who will be joined by Ricky Martin, Arturo Sandoval and former Fifth Harmony member, Camila Cabello. Gospel singer Yolanda Adams, R&B songstress Fantasia and soul music singer Andra Day will unite and perform a musical tribute to the late music legend, Aretha Franklin, who passed away in August 2018.

Natasha Gwebu
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