Submit Malone and the Pink Scorching Chili Peppers are scheduled to carry out collectively throughout the 61st Grammy Awards tonight. Submit Malone is a first-time Grammy nominee, nominated four instances within the classes of Greatest Album, Greatest Report, Greatest Rap/Sung Efficiency, and Greatest Pop Solo Efficiency. The Pink Scorching Chili Peppers have received 6 Grammy Awards, and been nominated 16 instances.
Forward of tonight’s joint efficiency, the Pink Scorching Chili Peppers reminded followers that they are going to be performing with the Grammy-nominated rapper. Whereas this pairing could seem considerably random, Stereogum factors out that “one of many awards present’s missions has all the time been to deliver collectively completely different generations of stars, to unite our cultural divides and bridge gaps.” Based on the Los Angeles Occasions, each Malone and RHCP have songs entitled “Otherside,” so maybe there’s mash-up potential for the 2 songs throughout their collaborative efficiency.
This isn’t the primary time Submit Malone has teamed up with a well-known rock band from an older technology. On the 2018 Video Music Awards, Malone carried out with 21 Savage and Aerosmith; they carried out “Rockstar,” certainly one of Submit Malone’s best-known songs, in addition to Aerosmith’s hit “Dream On.” Within the feedback part of the YouTube video MTV shared of their collaboration, many commenters preferred seeing Malone performing alongside a rock band and mentioned they may see him transitioning to rock sooner or later. The video has over 5.1 million views to-date and 114,000 likes – the success of that efficiency may very well be what impressed Malone’s newest rock collaboration.
Again in 1993, Stereogum notes that the Pink Scorching Chili Peppers did a collaboration with George Clinton & The P-Funk All-Stars, again when the RHCP had been youthful music artists within the business. In 2014, they carried out with Bruno Mars throughout the Tremendous Bowl XLVIII Halftime Present, when the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos.
Their collaboration is not going to be the one one we see tonight on the Grammys. Camila Cabello is opening the present with the assistance of J Balvin, Ricky Martin, Arturo Sandoval, and Younger Thug; Shawn Mendes will sing “In My Blood” with Miley Cyrus. Miley Cyrus will return later within the evening to carry out with Dolly Parton and Katy Perry.
Within the coming months, the Pink Scorching Chili Peppers can be performing overseas. They’ve exhibits all through Australia and New Zealand from February 17 to March 9, earlier than heading to Egypt for a present on the Nice Pyramids of Giza. They’re additionally on the line-up for Summer season Sonic in Japan this August. For extra ticketing and tour information, click on right here.
Submit Malone can be touring Europe in February in March, beginning in Dublin on February 14. Then, he has exhibits scheduled in South America, Australia, and New Zealand. The cities and live performance venues for every present, in addition to hyperlinks to buy tickets, will be discovered on his web site right here.
Tune in to the 61st Grammy Awards tonight on CBS, beginning at 8pm ET.