Grammy Performers Announced

Coldplay, Lil Wayne, Jonas Brothers, Kenny Chesney and Katy Perry are all set to take the stage during the Grammy Awards at Los Angeles’ Staples Center Feb. 8.

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Z100 Jingle Ball, Madison Square Garden, New York, N.Y.

Lil Wayne leads the Grammy nominee pack with eight nods, including album of the year, for which Coldplay is also nominated. Chesney is nominated for best country collaboration. Jonas Brothers are up for this year’s best new artist award and Perry’s up for best female pop vocal performance.

Others in the running for album of the year, including Alison Krauss and Robert Plant, Radiohead and Ne-Yo, haven’t been confirmed as performers for the Grammys yet, though those artists typically perform during the show as well.

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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival, San Francisco.

Besides the CBS telecast of the ceremony, the Grammy Awards have gone high-tech this year with online coverage at and, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and