LL Cool J hosts a cavalcade of 2012's best performers
A two-time Grammy-winner himself, LL Cool J will become the award show's first official host in seven years when the rapper-turned-actor helms the 54th annual show from Los Angeles' Staples Center on Feb. 12. LL Cool J has hosted the Grammy nominations concert since it first began a time-honored tradition in 2008, and now joins a hallowed list that includes previous hosts such as John Stewart, Billy Crystal and Ellen DeGeneres. The real buzz, of course, surrounds what industry favorites are performing at this year's ceremony, and we've got an up-to-date list.
Click through to see which fan-favorite stars will be making an appearance at this year's Grammys.
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