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[01/26/09 - 08:55 AM]
Current Grammy(R) Nominees Paul Mccartney (With Guest Drummer Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters) and Radiohead Will Perform at the "51st Annual Grammy Awards," Live, Sunday, FeB. 8, on the CBS Television Network
In addition, T.I. and Justin Timberlake will perform together while Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, T.I. and Kanye West will appear in a special performance of their hit single, "Swagga Like Us."

[via press release from CBS]

CURRENT GRAMMY(R) NOMINEES PAUL MCCARTNEY (WITH GUEST DRUMMER DAVE GROHL OF THE FOO FIGHTERS) AND RADIOHEAD WILL PERFORM AT THE "51ST ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS," LIVE, SUNDAY, FEB. 8, ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK

NOMINEES T.I. AND JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE WILL ALSO PERFORM TOGETHER LIVE

NOMINEES JAY-Z, LIL WAYNE, KANYE WEST AND T.I. WILL APPEAR IN A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE OF THEIR COLLABORATION, "SWAGGA LIKE US"

As Previously Announced, Carrie Underwood, Coldplay, Jennifer Hudson, Jonas Brothers, Katy Perry and Kenny Chesney Also Set To Perform

Current GRAMMY� Award nominees Paul McCartney (with special guest drummer Dave Grohl, lead singer of Foo Fighters) and nominee Radiohead (in the band's first live U.S. television performance since 2000) will perform during the 51st ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS, to be broadcast live from The Staples Center in Los Angeles, Sunday, Feb. 8 (8:00-11:30 PM ET/delayed PT), on the CBS Television Network.

In addition, T.I. and Justin Timberlake will perform together. Separately, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, T.I. and Kanye West will appear in a special performance of their hit single, "Swagga Like Us."

Paul McCartney, Radiohead, Justin Timberlake, T.I., Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Kanye West and Dave Grohl join the list of previously announced GRAMMY Award nominees and performers Carrie Underwood, Coldplay, Jennifer Hudson, Jonas Brothers, Katy Perry, Kenny Chesney and Lil Wayne.

Jay-Z and Kanye West each have six nominations. Jay-Z is up for Album Of The Year (as a featured artist on Lil Wayne's Tha Carter III), Best Rap Solo Performance ("Roc Boys (And The Winner Is)..."), Best Rap Album (American Gangster), Best Rap Song ("Swagga Like Us," with Lil Wayne, T.I. and Kanye West) and two nods in Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group (for "Mr. Carter," with Lil Wayne and "Swagga Like Us," with Lil Wayne, T.I. and Kanye West). Kanye West is nominated for Album Of The Year (as a producer on Lil Wayne's Tha Carter III), Song Of The Year ("American Boy," with William Adams, Keith Harris, Josh Lopez, Caleb Speir, John Stephens and Estelle Swaray), Best Rap/Sung Collaboration ("American Boy," with Estelle), Best Rap Song ("Swagga Like Us," with D. Carter, S. Carter and Clifford Harris). In addition, he received two nods in the Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group category for "Put On," with Young Jeezy, and "Swagga Like Us," with Jay-Z, Lil Wayne and T.I.

Radiohead received five 2008 GRAMMY Award nominations. Two for Album Of The Year and Best Alternative Album, for In Rainbows. In addition, Radiohead earned nominations for Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals, Best Rock Song and Best Short Form Music Video for "House Of Cards."

T.I. earned four 2008 GRAMMY Awards. Two of them for Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group, "Wish You Would" (with Ludacris) and "Swagga Like Us" (with Jay-Z, Lil Wayne and Kanye West). They also earned nominations for Best Rap Song ("Swagga Like Us," with D. Carter, S. Carter and Kanye West) and Best Rap Album (Paper Trail).

Paul McCartney has been nominated twice this year: Best Male Pop Vocal Performance ("That Was Me") and Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance ("I Saw Her Standing There").

Justin Timberlake is nominated for Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals ("4 Minutes" with Madonna and Timbaland).

As previously announced, Katy Perry will perform as part of the "MY GRAMMY MOMENT" segment on the telecast. This year, music fans can upload a 30- to 60-second video of themselves singing along to a portion of Perry's current GRAMMY-nominated song, "I Kissed A Girl," at www.CBS.com/grammys through Friday, Feb. 6. Submitted videos will be voted on by CBS.com users, and the most popular videos will be shown as part of Perry's 51st ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS performance on Music's Biggest Night�.

The music industry's premiere event will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 Surround Sound. The show is being supported with additional information on radio via Westwood One worldwide, and covered online at http://www.cbs.com/ and http://www.grammy.com/. It is also being supported with additional content on Twitter at "theGRAMMYs," on Facebook at "The Recording Academy," on YouTube at "51stGRAMMYs," and on Last.fm at "the51stgrammys." Additional performers, presenters and special segments will be announced soon.

The 51st ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS are produced by John Cossette Productions in association with AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich and John Cossette are executive producers. Walter C. Miller is producer/director and Tisha Fein is the coordinating producer. David Wild and Ken Ehrlich are the writers. Musical directors for the telecast and pre-telecast are Rickey Minor and Larry Batiste, respectively.

Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards - the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music - The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit http://www.grammy.com/.





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