McCartney, Radiohead to perform during Grammys

Mon Jan 26, 2009 8:36pm EST
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NEW YORK (Billboard) - Paul McCartney, Radiohead, Justin Timberlake and the quadruple threat of Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, T.I. and Kanye West have been added to the performance lineup for the 51st annual Grammy Awards.

McCartney will be backed by Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl on drums for his performance during the February 8 event at Los Angeles' Staples Center. Radiohead will be making its first live U.S. television performance in nearly nine years.

Meanwhile, Jay-Z, Wayne, T.I. and West will team to perform the hit single "Swagga Like Us." T.I. and Timberlake also will perform together.

Previously announced Grammy performers include Kenny Chesney, Coldplay, Jennifer Hudson, Jonas Brothers, Katy Perry and Carrie Underwood.


<p>Paul McCartney takes to the stage to collect the Ultimate Legend award during the MTV Europe Music Awards ceremony in Liverpool, northern England, November 6, 2008. REUTERS/Phil Noble</p>