1st performers annouinced for Grammys: Jason Aldean, Kelly Clarkson, Foo Fighters, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift
Published: January 18, 2012 01:57PM
Updated: January 12, 2012 11:10AM


Jason Aldean, Kelly Clarkson, Foo Fighters, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj (above), and Taylor Swift are the first performers announced for the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast.

Aldean and Minaj will perform on the GRAMMY telecast for the first time, while Clarkson, Foo Fighters, Mars, and Swift are returning to the GRAMMY stage.

The music industry's premier event will take place live on Sunday, Feb. 12, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast on the CBS.