*Current Grammy nominees Drake and Rihanna will perform together, and as previously reported, Cee Lo Green will be joined by Oscar winner Gwyneth Paltrow and the Jim Henson Company Puppets as the latest additions to the line-up for the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, broadcasting live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011 (8:00-11:30 PM, ET/delayed PT) on CBS.
They join previously announced performers and nominees Arcade Fire, Eminem, Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga, Miranda Lambert, Muse, and Katy Perry; nominees Justin Bieber and Usher, with Jaden Smith; and nominees B.o.B, Bruno Mars, and Janelle Monáe.
Joining Presenters include current nominee Nicki Minaj, two-time Grammy winner and actor LL Cool J, current nominee Norah Jones, singer/actor Selena Gomez and country stars Dierks Bentley and nominee Blake Shelton.
- Drake and Rihanna each have four nominations: Drake for Best New Artist, Best Rap Solo Performance for “Over,” Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals for “Fancy” (with T.I. & Swizz Beatz), and Best Rap Album for Thank Me Later; and Rihanna for Record of the Year, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration and Best Short Form Music Video for “Love the Way You Lie” (with Eminem), and Best Dance Recording for “Only Girl (in the World).”