Demi Lovato, John Legend to perform Lionel Richie tribute at The Grammys

Meghan Trainor and Luke Bryan will also pay homage to Richie at the ceremony

The 2016 Grammy Awards just got bigger, with the likes of Demi Lovato and John Legend added to the line-up.

Lovato and Legend will team up with Meghan Trainor and Luke Bryan for a special performance to honour Lionel Richie.

They are set to perform a musical medley of solo Richie hits, as well as songs from his days in the Commodores.


Richie himself will also take part in what has been described as a multi-genre performance.


The news comes after it was confirmed that Lady Gaga will pay homage to the late David Bowie at the ceremony, while Chris Stapleton is due to lead the tributes to B.B. King with a special medley of hits.

They join the likes of Adele, Rihanna and Taylor Swift by taking to the stage at the event, while Justin Bieber is also set to perform with Diplo and Skrillex.

Kendrick Lamar leads the list of nomimees for 2016 and will compete for 11 awards at this year’s event.

The rapper, whose album ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ was voted Number Two in NME’s Albums Of The Year poll for 2015, is up for album of the year and song of the year for ‘Alright’.

Swift is nominated for seven Grammys, while Drake – who will not perform at the show – has scored five nominations including best rap album.


Hosted by LL Cool J, the 58th Grammy Awards will air live from L.A. on February 15 at 8 p.m. ET.

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