Ludacris and Lupe Fiasco

Lupe Fiasco, Ludacris to Perform on Grammy Nominations Special

Lupe Fiasco and Ludacris are kicking off Grammy season with a bang. The rappers have been added to the lineup for “The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night.”

Nominations for the 54th annual show will be revealed live during the special, which will also feature performances from Lady Gaga, Sugarland, and Jason Aldean. LL Cool J will return as host.

The one-hour event will be broadcast from the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on November 30 at 10 p.m. on CBS. Additional performers and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.

Ludacris is readying the release of his mixtape 1.21 Gigawatts: Back to the First Time for November 15, while Lupe’s mixtape Friend of the People will drop on Thanksgiving.