2013 GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live! Highlights

Check out photos from 2012's official GRAMMY kickoff, featuring performances and appearances by past GRAMMY winners and nominees.

Taylor Swift and LL Cool J

1. Taylor Swift and LL Cool J

Hosts Taylor Swift and LL Cool J open the GRAMMY Nominations Concert. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
Hosts LL Cool J and Taylor Swift

2. Hosts LL Cool J and Taylor Swift

Hosts LL Cool J and Taylor Swift at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert in Nashville. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
Adam Levine

3. Adam Levine

Maroon 5's frontman Adam Levine performs at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
Maroon 5

4. Maroon 5

Maroon 5 performs at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
Maroon 5

5. Maroon 5

Maroon 5 performs at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
Hunter Hayes

6. Hunter Hayes

Hunter Hayes performs at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Gets Underway

7. The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Gets Underway

The GRAMMY Nominations Concert gets underway at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
Hosts LL Cool J and Taylor Swift

8. Hosts LL Cool J and Taylor Swift

Hosts LL Cool J and Taylor Swift present the nominees for Album of the Year. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
LL Cool J, Taylor Swift and Adam Levine

9. LL Cool J, Taylor Swift and Adam Levine

LL Cool J, Taylor Swift and Adam Levine take the stage at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert. Photo Credit Timothy Kuratek.
Luke Bryan

10. Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan performs at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
Luke Bryan Performs

11. Luke Bryan Performs

Country star Luke Bryan performs at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
Fun.

12. Fun.

Fun. takes the stage at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
Fun. Performs with Janelle Monáe

13. Fun. Performs with Janelle Monáe

Fun. performs their GRAMMY nominated hit "We Are Young" with Janelle Monáe. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
Fun.

14. Fun.

Fun. performs at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
Fun.

15. Fun.

Fun. frontman Nate Ruess performs at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
Little Big Town

16. Little Big Town

Members of the country music group Little Big Town announce the nominees for best new artist at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
Dierks Bentley Performs with The Band Perry

17. Dierks Bentley Performs with The Band Perry

The Band Perry and Dierks Bentley perform at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert in Nashville. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
Country Stars Rock the Stage

18. Country Stars Rock the Stage

County star Dierks Bentley is joined by The Band Perry for a special performance at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
Dierks Bentley and Kimberly Perry

19. Dierks Bentley and Kimberly Perry

Country stars Kimberly Perry of The Band Perry and Dierks Bentley share the stage at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
Country Stars Take the Stage

20. Country Stars Take the Stage

Dierks Bentley is joined by Neil, Kimberly and Reid Perry, of the country trio The Band Perry at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live! Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
Ne-Yo

21. Ne-Yo

Ne-Yo performs at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
Ne-Yo

22. Ne-Yo

Ne-Yo performs at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
Ne-Yo Performs

23. Ne-Yo Performs

Ne-Yo lights up the stage at the star-studded GRAMMY kickoff event held at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Photo Credit: Monty Brinton.
Backstage

24. Backstage

Backstage with LL Cool J, Taylor Swift and Adam Levine at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert. Photo Credit: Timothy Kuratek.