January 26, 2009

McCartney, Radiohead to perform at Grammys

Paul McCartney and Radiohead will perform at the upcoming Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, organizers said Monday.

The Feb. 8 show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles will mark the British rock band Radiohead's first live U.S. television performance since 2000.

McCartney will sing and Foo Fighters frontman David Grohl will accompany him on the drums, while T.I. and Justin Timberlake are also expected to perform together. Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, T.I. and Kanye West are to give a special performance of their hit single Swagga Like Us, organizers said.

The artists join previously announced performers Kenny Chesney, Coldplay, Jennifer Hudson, Jonas Brothers, Lil Wayne, Katy Perry and Carrie Underwood.