Rihanna and Coldplay Will Perform Together Live at the Grammys

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You read that headline right: Grammy nominees Rihanna and Coldplay are confirmed to perform live together for the very first time at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, February 12, 2012. Coldplay and Rihanna will be performing “Princess Of China” off of Coldplay’s Mylo Xyloto, and MusiCares Person of the Year Paul McCartney will also be taking the stage to perform at the star-studded event to be broadcast live from the Staples Center in LA.
 
The three artists join a list of performers that includes Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson, Foo Fighters, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj, and Taylor Swift. And on January 18th it was announced that after a seven year break, the Grammys are going to have a host – and it will be LL Cool J.
 
Rihanna’s nominated this year in the Album Of The Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for Loud, and in the Best Rap/Sung Collaboration category for “What’s My Name?” (with Drake), and “All Of The Lights” (with Kanye West, Kid Cudi & Fergie).
 
Coldplay has three nominations going into the 2012 Grammy Awards in the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance category for “Paradise,” and in the Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song categories for “Every Teardop Is A Waterfall.”
 

Source: The Recording Academy – January 19, 2012
 
Posted by Rebecca Murray