AceShowbiz - %cTaylor Swift% is set to return to the Grammy stage. The former country diva has just been announced as an additional performer for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards that's taking place on Monday night, February 15.
Swift is joining other A-listers in the line-up including %cAdele%, %cThe Weeknd%, %cRihanna%, %cCarrie Underwood% and %cKendrick Lamar%. %cJustin Bieber% will also show up alongside %cJack U% a.k.a. %cDiplo% and %cSkrillex% for their collaboration "Where Are U Now", while %cLady GaGa% is scheduled to perform a tribute to the late %cDavid Bowie%.
The 2016 Grammy Awards is airing live on CBS from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Kendrick Lamar leads the nominees with 11 nods. Swift and The Weeknd are both the second-most nominated acts this year with 7 noms apiece. The three of them are up against each other in the coveted Album of the Year category.
In other Grammy Awards-related news, %cDrake% has denied that he'd been enlisted as a performer. Responding to an ad airing during the Super Bowl 50 suggesting that he's joining the aforementioned superstars at Music's Biggest Night, he said on Twitter Sunday night, February 7, "I am not performing at the Grammy Awards...but hey it's the thought that counts."
I am not performing at the Grammy Awards...but hey it's the thought that counts.— Drizzy (@Drake) February 8, 2016
Drake is nominated for four Grammys, including Best Rap Performance for "Back to Back", Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for %cNicki Minaj%'s "Only", Best Rap Song for "Energy" and Best Rap Album for "If You're Reading This It's Too Late". If he won't be performing at the Grammys, Rihanna will either sing their collaboration "Work" solo or go with another track from her "Anti" album.