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Grammy Performer List Grows

Posted by Sarah Rodman  January 29, 2009 12:02 PM

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Each new day brings a new announcement about the line-up for the Grammy Awards. This year's ceremony, airing next Sunday Feb. 8 at 8 p.m. on CBS, is going to be jam-packed.

The list of performers includes: U2, Radiohead, Coldplay, Rihanna, Kid Rock, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Kenny Chesney, the Jonas Brothers, Katy Perry, Jennifer Hudson, and Carrie Underwood. Special pairings we already know about include Paul McCartney with Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters on drums and Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, T.I., and Kanye West teaming up for "Swagga Like Us."

CBS will also air a pre-show special hosted by Katie Couric next Wednesday Feb. 4 at 9 p.m.

"Sound Effects" will once again be live-blogging the show so feel free to join us in enjoying the songs and the snark.

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