Rihanna, Sting among Grammy performers

2/5/2013
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Rihanna performs at the Kentish Town Forum in London.

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Rihanna performs at the Kentish Town Forum in London.
Rihanna performs at the Kentish Town Forum in London.

Sting, Rihanna, and Bruno Mars will hit the stage for a special performance at Sunday’s Grammy Awards.

The Recording Academy announced Monday that they will perform together at the awards show. Triple nominee Kelly Clarkson will also take the stage.

Beyonce, Prince, Jennifer Lopez, and country singer Hunter Hayes will be presenters at the Grammys, which will be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Six acts tie for the most nominations with six each, including Ocean, the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, Kanye West, Jay-Z, fun., and Mumford & Sons.

Previously announced performers include Ocean, Alicia Keys, Maroon 5, Ed Sheeran, Elton John, and fun. Taylor Swift will kick off the show, to be hosted by rapper-actor LL Cool J.