LL Cool J will reprise hosting duties at this year's Grammy Nominations Concert. This will be the Queens rapper-turned-actor's, a two-time Grammy Awards winner himself, second consecutive time hosting the 'Countdown To Music's Biggest Night,' when the event is broadcast live from Los Angeles' Club Nokia on Dec. 2nd.

Though no awards will be given, nominations will be announced in several categories, and The Black Eyed Peas, Maxwell and Sugarland have all been confirmed to perform. Further presenters and performers will be announced shortly. LL is a producer on the show this year, in collaboration with AEG Ehrlich Ventures, and John Cossette Productions. "I look forward to being apart of this historic event," LL said in a recent statement.

'Grammy Nominations Concert Live -- Countdown to Music's Biggest Night' airs on Wednesday, Dec. 2 on CBS. The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards will air on Sunday, Jan. 31 from the Staples Center in L.A.