Plus stars line up for Bo Diddley tribute
MIA has been added to the list of performers for this year’s Grammy Awards, set to take place on Sunday (February 8).
The Record Of The Year nominee is about to give birth to her first child, and the due date is the day of the ceremony.
News of the Grammys has been breaking all week via its official Twitter blog, and today it revealed that there will be an all-star tribute to Bo Diddley featuring BB King, Buddy Guy, John Mayer and Keith Urban. Guitar legend Diddley passed away in June of last year.
A stellar cast of performers will play at the ceremony on Sunday including U2, Rihanna, Radiohead, Coldplay, Katy Perry, Paul McCartney backed on drums by Foo Fighters‘ Dave Grohl, Adele, Jennifer Hudson, Estelle, Taylor Swift, Chris Brown, Justin Timberlake, Jonas Brothers, Kenny Chesney and Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, T.I. and Kanye West, who will team up to perform a version of their single ‘Swagga Like Us’.
–By our New York staff.