January 4, 2008 20:00

Foo Fighters to perform with winning fan at Grammys

Instrumentalists vie for awards show slot

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Unsigned instrumentalists will have the chance to perform with Foo Fighters at this year's Grammy Awards as part of the My Grammy Moment competition.

String, woodwind and brass players are invited to submit a 60-second performance video on YouTube to the tune of Foo Fighters' Grammy-nominated song 'The Pretender'. Submissions must be made by the January 20 deadline.

From there, 45 quarter finalists will be determined by a Grammy judging panel, with the public selecting the semi-finalists, who will then perform with Foo Fighters as part of an orchestra.

The winner will then perform with the band in Los Angeles at the Grammy Awards broadcast on February 10. The winner of last year's competition performed onstage with Justin Timberlake.

For further information, visit Youtube.com/mygrammymoment.

--By our Los Angeles staff.
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