In the countdown to the 60th Grammy Awards, producers on Wednesday rolled out a few more heavy hitters to add to its performance roster. Scheduled to take the stage at Madison Square Garden in New York later this month will be Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar, British R&B crooner Sam Smith and Irish rock gods U2.
The acts will join already announced artists including Cardi B, Childish Gambino, Luis Fonsi, Kesha, Little Big Town, Pink and SZA at the ceremony.
Also unveiled on Wednesday is a collaborative performance by pop star Miley Cyrus and superstar piano-rocker Elton John. The two will team to play an unnamed classic by John and his longtime writing partner, Bernie Taupin. A few days later, John and Taupin will receive the Recording Academy President’s Merit Award during a tribute concert.