News: Rihanna Headed To Grammy's For Performance

Thursday, Jan 29, 2009 10:00AM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

R&B superstar Rihanna has been chosen to perform at the upcoming 51st Annual Grammy Awards next month in California.

The Grammy-winning singer is the latest addition to the star-studded performance line-up.

U2, Kid Rock and Rihanna are the latest performers added to perform at the awards show. Robert Plant and Alison Krauss will also join the growing list of artists at the live show February 8 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. (Access Hollywood)

Several rap stars were announced as performers earlier this week.

The quadruple threat of Jay-Z, Lil' Wayne, T.I. and Kanye West have been added to the performance lineup for the Grammy Awards. Jay-Z, Wayne, T.I. and West will team to perform the hit single "Swagga Like Us," while T.I. and Justin Timberlake will also perform together. (Billboard)
Weezy leads this year's annual ceremony with the most Grammy nods.

Cash Money/Universal Motown superstar Lil Wayne is Grammy's man of the year, drawing a total of eight nominations - more than any other artist -- for his blockbuster multi-platinum album Tha Carter III, and for his featured performance on "Swagga Like Us" by T.I. featuring Kanye West, and Jay-Z. "The nominations itself are unbelievable, I'm going to continue doing what I've been doing, but I'm going to do it better," Lil Wayne said. (Market Watch)

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