U2, SZA, Joni Mitchell & More To Perform This Year’s GRAMMY Awards

Opening Night of U2:UV Achtung Baby Live at Sphere
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 29: (Exclusive Coverage) Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Bram van den Berg of U2 perform during opening night of U2:UV Achtung Baby Live at Sphere on September 29, 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)

With the GRAMMY Awards taking place this weekend on Feb. 4 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT, the lineup of performers has been unveiled. Joni Mitchell will be performing at the awards ceremony for the first time, while U2 make history with the first-ever broadcast performance from Sphere. SZA, who raked in nine nominations (the most of any artist this year), is also scheduled to perform.

Other performers announced for this year include Burna Boy, Luke Combs, Billie Eilish, Billy Joel, Dua Lipa, Olivia Rodrigo and Travis Scott.

SZA’s nominations include Album of the Year (SOS), Record Of The Year (“Kill Bill”), Song Of The Year (“Kill Bill”), Best Progressive R&B Album (SOS), Best R&B Song (“Snooze”), Best R&B Performance (“Kill Bill”), Best Traditional R&B Performance (“Love Language”), Best Melodic Rap Performance (“Low”) and best Pop Duo/Group Performance (“Ghost In The Machine” with Phoebe Bridgers).

This year, SZA set out on her “SOS Tour” in support of the album, with highlights including a $4.3 million gross for two nights at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Oct. 6 and 7, a $3.8 million gross for two shows at Kia Forum in Inglewood, California, on March 22 and 23 and a $3.3 million gross at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 4 and 5, according to reports submitted to Pollstar’s Boxoffice. SZA is booked by Wasserman Music and represented by Top Dawg Entertainment.

Since opening Sphere in September, U2’s shows at the venue have grossed a whopping $159 million with 25 shows reported to Pollstar’s Boxoffice. U2 is represented by Full Stop Management’s Irving Azoff and Jeffrey Azoff.

Joni Mitchell’s appearances in recent years have been few and far-between. In 2023, she performed three shows at “Echos Trhough The Canyon” at Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington, with Brandi Carlile and 60,644 tickets were sold in total, grossing $4.5 million. Mitchell is booked by Wasserman Music’s Marty Diamond and represented by Lookout Management’s Frank Gironda.

The GRAMMY Awards take place at Crypto.com Arena and will be hosted by Trevor Noah. Fans can tune in on the CBS Television Network at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Streaming live and on demand will be available via Paramount+.