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James Blunt, T.I. Bolster Grammy Performance Lineup
Multi-nominees singer/songwriter James Blunt and rapper T.I. are among the new additions to the roster of performers for Sunday's (Feb. 12) Grammy Awards.Multi-nominees singer/songwriter James Blunt and rapper T.I. are among the new additions to the roster of performers for Sunday's (Feb. 12) Grammy Awards. Earth, Wind & Fire will also team up with previously announced performers Mary J. Blige and Ludacris for a special segment.
Christina Aguilera, Beyonce, Chris Brown, the Dixie Chicks, Gnarls Barkley, Wyclef Jean, John Legend, John Mayer, Corinne Bailey Rae, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lionel Richie, Smokey Robinson, Shakira, Carrie Underwood with Rascal Flatts and the reunited Police will also take the stage at the event. Justin Timberlake will perform with the winner of the My GRAMMY Moment competition.
Presenters added to the lineup include Burt Bacharach, Natalie Cole, Reba McEntire, Common, Mandy Moore, Quentin Tarantino and actors Luke Wilson, Alyson Hannigan and Cobie Smulders.
Blige leads the field of nominees with eight nods. Following are the Chili Peppers with six, while James Blunt, Dixie Chicks, Danger Mouse and Prince are among eight artists with five each.