Jhene Aiko will take on hosting duties at the Grammy Awards premiere ceremony this month.
The Recording Academy announced Tuesday that the Grammy-nominated singer will host the pre-show, where most trophies are awarded. It will be streamed live on the Grammy’s website ahead of the 63rd annual ceremony on March 14.
🗓: March 14, at 12:00 p.m. PT and will be streamed live internationally via https://t.co/sWvXld3TB7.
— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) March 2, 2021
The Grammys will be held in Los Angeles at the Staples Center.
The pre-show will feature performances by rapper Burna Boy, singer Rufus Wainwright, jazz band Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Science, pianist Igor Levit, singer Poppy and Latin electropop musician Lido Pimienta.
Aiko’s third studio album “Chilombo” is nominated for album of the year and best progressive R&B album.
She’s also up for best R&B performance for her song “Lightning & Thunder,” featuring John Legend.