Entertainment Bruno Mars, Cardi B, more announced as performers at Grammy Awards Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, SZA and Kesha will also take the stage at the Jan. 28 show at Madison Square Garden. Bruno Mars performs at the 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Paris on Nov. 30, 2016. Photo Credit: EPA / REX / Ian Langsdon By Glenn Gamboa email@example.com @ndmusic January 10, 2018 11:59 AM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email Get ready for some “Finesse” at this year’s Grammys, as nominees Bruno Mars and Cardi B have signed on to perform at the Jan. 28 ceremony at Madison Square Garden, as have “Despacito” stars Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee. Best new artist nominees SZA, Alessia Cara and Khalid are also set to perform, alongside previously announced nominees Childish Gambino, Lady Gaga, P!nk, Little Big Town and Northport’s Patti LuPone, who will appear in a special Broadway tribute to celebrate the Grammys’ return to New York for the first time in 15 years. Composer John Williams will receive this year’s Trustees Award, along with concert powerhouse Bill Graham and record exec Seymour Stein. The Recording Academy also plans to honor Hal Blaine, Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris, Louis Jordan, the Meters, Queen, and Tina Turner with Lifetime Achievement awards. “This year’s special merit awards recipients are a prestigious group of diverse and influential creators who have crafted or contributed to some of the most distinctive recordings in music history,” Neil Portnow, The Recording Academy’s president/CEO. “These exceptionally inspiring figures are being honored as legendary performers, creative architects, and technical visionaries. Their outstanding accomplishments and passion for their craft have created a timeless legacy.” By Glenn Gamboa firstname.lastname@example.org @ndmusic Glenn Gamboa is Newsday's music critic, covering entertainment news and events since 2000. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.