The 2012 Grammy Awards will take place tonight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and there is a star-studded list of performers set to grace the stage. Whitney Houston, who died on Saturday, will get a special musical tribute at 54th Annual Grammy Awards, which will be broadcast CBS from 8 to 11:30 p.m. (ET/) and live stream online at Grammy.com, CBS.com, and on YouTube.

Watch Jennifer Hudson's tribute to Whitney Houston below.

Two-time Grammy-winning artist and actor LL Cool J will host the show.

Here is the list of performers for the 54th Grammy Awards, as reported on the Grammys Web site:

-- Adele, who will be performing for the first time since undergoing vocal-cord surgery last fall

-- Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson

-- The Beach Boys, who will be reuniting for their first appearance in two decades, with Foster the People and Maroon 5

-- Tony Bennett and Carrie Underwood

-- Chris Brown

-- Glen Campbell with the Band Perry and Blake Shelton

-- The Civil Wars

-- Coldplay and Rihanna

-- Dance/electronica segment featuring Chris Brown, Deadmau5, Foo Fighters, David Guetta, and Lil Wayne

-- Foo Fighters

-- Jennifer Hudson, who will pay tribute to the late Whitney Houston

-- Alicia Keys and Bonnie Raitt

-- Diana Krall

-- Bruno Mars

-- Paul McCartney

-- Nicki Minaj

-- Maceo Parker

-- Katy Perry

-- Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

-- Taylor Swift

-- Joe Walsh

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