January 14, 2009

Lil Wayne, Coldplay to perform at Grammys

Kenny Chesney, Coldplay, Jonas Brothers, Lil Wayne and Katy Perry have signed on to perform at the 51st annual Grammy Awards show in Los Angeles.

The artists, all of whom are current Grammy nominees, are scheduled to sing at the Feb. 8 event, which will be broadcast live from the Staples Center on CBS, the network said.

Lil Wayne leads the Grammy field with eight nominations: Album of the Year and Best Rap Album for Tha Carter III; Best Rap Solo Performance for A Milli; two nods in the Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group category for Swagga Like Us and Mr. Carter; Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for Got Money and two nods for Best Rap Song for Lollipop and Swagga Like Us.