Joni Mitchell will make her debut at the 2024 Grammy Awards

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Canadian singer-songwriter Roberta Joan Andersonknown artistically as Joni Mitchellwill perform for the first time at the 2024 Grammy Awards to be held next Sunday, February 4 at the Arena theater in Los Angeles.

The ceremony of 66th Grammy Awardswhich will air live on the CBS Television Network and will be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+, will feature performances by some of the most prestigious artists in the music scene.

Mitchell, 80, thus joins the list of artists already announced who will also perform at the ceremony as Billie Eilish, Billy Joel, Burna Boy, Travis Scott, Luke Combs, Dua Lipa and Olivia Rodrigo. In addition to these recently announced artists, Irish band U2 will also make history at the Grammys since they will perform at the ceremony, however they will not be present in California, but will connect from MSG Sphere Located in the Venetian Resort Las Vegas where they will offer a special and technologically innovative presentation.

The news of the performance of the band led by the singer Bond extends U2’s pioneering and record-breaking career with residency U2: UV Achtung Baby Live At Sphere, which has ushered in a new era of innovation in live entertainment since its release last year. In the coming days, more additional artists will be announced who will take the stage at the Californian venue next Sunday.

It’s surprising that Mitchel has never performed on music’s biggest night before since he’s been a Grammy fixture for decades. Singer has won nine Grammy Awards throughout his artistic career. The first of them was achieved in 1970 for the Best Folklore Performance for Cloudsher second studio album released in 1969. Her most recent Grammy was won in 2022 when her Joni Mitchell Archives – Vol. 1: The Early Years (1963-1967) was named Best Historical Album. He has also received an award Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recording Academy in 2002.

Joni Mitchell in 1968. / Jack Robinson

Joni is nominated for the 2024 Grammys in the Best Folk Album category for their 2023 live album, Joni Mitchell At Newport (Live), recorded at the 2022 Newport Folk Festival; the surprise performance in Newport marked his first performance in 20 years.

Author of the iconic song Woodstockthroughout the 1970s Joni Mitchell expanded her musical horizons, directing her interest toward pop and jazz, to become one of the most respected singers and songwriters of the late 20th century.


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