Grammy Nominations to Be Announced Tonight on CBS

Katy Perry Grammys - P 2011
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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 13:  Singer Katy Perry arrives at The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 13, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. 

Some of the biggest names in music will gather at L.A.’s Nokia Theatre on Wednesday, Nov. 30, as the nominees for the 54th annual Grammy Awards are announced.

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Nicki Minaj and Katy Perry are among the evening’s first presenters at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live, revealing the latest crop of artists to be honored by the the Recording Academy and Grammy Foundation. Winners will be announced during the 54th annual awards ceremony, to air live on CBS Sunday Feb. 12. 

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Slated to perform during the nomination special are Jason Aldean, the Band Perry, and past Grammy Award winners Lady Gaga, Ludacis, Lupe Fiasco, Sugarland and Rihanna. Valerie Simpson and Mike Stoller -- both of whom lost their longtime songwriting partners this year – will join Usher for a moving tribute to songwriters.

Once again, two-time Grammy award winner L.L. Cool J will host the event.

Tune in to CBS at 10 pm ET/PT to watch the performers, and check back with The Hollywood Reporter for a complete list of nominees.