Beck, Blige, Sia, ELO among Grammy performers

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Posted: Feb 04, 2015 11:08 AM
Beck, Blige, Sia, ELO among Grammy performers

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Beck, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and the Electric Light Orchestra are among a new batch of performers added to the bill for Sunday's Grammy Awards.

The Grammys continue their signature of pairing artists for special one-time performances. Beck will take the stage with Coldplay's Chris Martin. Mary J. Blige will duet with Smith. Brandy Clark will perform with veteran country artist Dwight Yoakam.

Sheeran will take the stage with Herbie Hancock, John Mayer and Questlove of the Roots. Sheeran will also join ELO, recently reunited by its leader, Jeff Lynne.

Nominees Juanes, Sia and pianist Lang Lang will also perform on the show, which is being hosted again by rapper and actor LL Cool J.

The Grammys have previously announced several other performers, including Madonna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney.