Irish rock act U2, country superstar Tim McGraw, R&B chanteuse Alicia Keys and rock trio Green Day are the first acts confirmed to perform during the 47th annual Grammy Awards ceremony, to be held

Irish rock act U2, country superstar Tim McGraw, R&B chanteuse Alicia Keys and rock trio Green Day are the first acts confirmed to perform during the 47th annual Grammy Awards ceremony, to be held Feb. 13 event at Los Angeles' Staples Center. The show will be broadcast live on CBS.

As previously reported, rapper/singer/actor Queen Latifah will host the show, as well as perform. R&B artist Christina Milian, comedian/talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and actor John Travolta are all confirmed to appear as presenters.

All of the announced performers are multiple Grammy nominees, with Keys up for eight honors, Green Day for six, U2 for three and McGraw for two. As previously reported, Kanye West leads the field of Grammy nominees with 10 nods, including one for best new artist.

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