U2, Kid Rock & Rihanna Added To Grammy Lineup
First Published: January 29, 2009 8:51 AM EST Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- U2, Kid Rock and Rihanna are the latest performers added to be the impressive lineup at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards.
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss will also join the growing list of artists at the live show February 8 at Staples Center in Los Angeles which includes previously announced performers Kenny Chesney, Coldplay, Jennifer Hudson, Jonas Brothers, Lil Wayne, Paul McCartney (with special guest drummer Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters), Katy Perry, Radiohead, T.I. and Justin Timberlake, Carrie Underwood, and Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, T.I. and Kanye West in a special performance of their hit single “Swagga Like Us.”
“The Mentalist’s " Simon Baker, Jack Black, current three-time Grammy nominee Duffy, current nominee Josh Groban, three-time Grammy-winning jazz musician and current nominee Charlie Haden, Samuel L. Jackson and Academy Award-winning actress and current Grammy nominee Gwyneth Paltrow will appear as presenters.
As previously announced, Katy Perry will perform as part of this year’s “My Grammy Moment” segment during the show. Music fans can upload a 30 to 60-second video of themselves singing along to a portion of Katy’s “I Kissed A Girl” on www.cbs.com/grammys through February 6. Videos will be voted on by fans and the public-at-large, and the most popular videos will be shown as part of Katy’s performance, allowing them to virtually share music’s biggest stage with the current Grammy nominee.
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