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Bad Bunny, Mary J. Blige, Sam Smith and Kim Petras among first performers confirmed for 2023 Grammys

25 January 2023, 15:28 | Written by Cerys Kenneally

The first names performing at this year's Grammys have been announced, featuring Bad Bunny, Mary J. Blige, Sam Smith, Kim Petras and more.

Ahead of the 2023 Grammy Awards taking place next week, the first performers for the 2023 ceremony have been revealed. Variety reports that those include Bad Bunny, who is up for three awards this year, Mary J. Blige (up for six Grammys in 2023), Sam Smith and Kim Petras, Brandi Carlile, Lizzo, Steve Lacy and Luke Combs.

Beyoncé leads this year's Grammy nominations with nine nods, while Kendrick Lamar follows close behind with eight. Adele and Carlile are both up for seven Grammys this year, followed by Future, Harry Styles, Blige, DJ Khaled and Randy Merrill, who all have six nominations.

The 2023 Grammys will take place on 5 February. Visit for more information.

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