February 5, 2009

M.I.A., Smokey, Diamond join Grammys

M.I.A., Neil Diamond and Smokey Robinson have agreed to perform at the upcoming 51st annual Grammy Awards show in Los Angeles.

Also joining the lineup for Sunday's event are Terence Blanchard, Robin Thicke, Allen Toussant and Stevie Wonder, CBS said Thursday.

Buddy Guy, B.B. King, John Mayer and Keith Urban are slated to perform a special tribute to Bo Diddley, said the network, which plans to air the show live.

Kate Beckinsale, Blink 182, Natalie Cole, Zooey Deschanel, Diddy, Morgan Freeman, Green Day, Dwayne Johnson, John Legend, Leona Lewis, LL Cool J, Jason Mraz, Emily Procter, Leann Rimes and will.I.am have also signed up to be presenters throughout the evening billed as Music's Biggest Night.