LL Cool J to Host 2012 Grammy Awards

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

While The Grammy Awards have gone seven years without an official host, LL Cool J has hosted “The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! – Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night” since it debuted in December 2008.  With that noted, it was only right that the two-time Grammy Winner do the honor of hosting the 54th annual Grammy Awards airing  Feb. 12 from Los Angeles for the first time. The Bay, NY native released this statement about his achievement:

“I’m thrilled to be part of Music’s Biggest Night, I will always have fond memories of my first Grammy Awards and to now be hosting the Grammy show, in the company of so many other incredible artists, is a dream.”

The living hip hop legend joins previously announced performers and current Grammy nominees Jason Aldean, Kelly Clarkson, Foo Fighters, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj, and Taylor Swift. Aldean and Minaj will perform on the Grammy telecast for the first time, while Clarkson, Foo Fighters, Mars, and Swift are returning to the stage.

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