Grammy Awards set for Sunday

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The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards will take place this on Sunday with an all-star cast of artists and bands set to perform on music’s biggest night. CBS will televise the ceremony live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles from 8 to 11:30 p.m.

Among the highlights will be a series of unique collaborations including Bob Dylan with Mumford & Sons and the Avett Brothers, Dr. Dre (in his first live television performance in more than a decade) with Eminem and Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine and Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger with Raphael Saadiq. Yolanda Adams, Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson, Martina McBride and  Florence Welch will all come together in a special tribute to Aretha Franklin. Other collaborative efforts will include Justin Bieber and Usher with Jaden Smith, B.o.B with Bruno Mars and Janelle Monáe, Drake and Rihanna and Cee Lo Green with Gwyneth Paltrow (whose performance will also feature the Jim Henson Company Puppets). Not all the lover performances will be collaborative efforts as Arcade Fire, Eminem, Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga, Miranda Lambert, Muse, Katy Perry, and Barbra Streisand will all perform a song of their own.

All five Album Of The Year nominees are set to perform on Sunday: Arcade Fire, Eminem, Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga, and Perry, as well as all five of the Best New Artist nominees: Bieber, Drake, Mumford & Sons, Esperanza Spalding, and Welch. For a full run down of all the nominees for each category, go here.

Presenting the Grammy Awards at Sunday’s ceremony will be a wide array of celebrities from the music, sports and entertainment world including: Keith Urban, Zac Brown, Dierks Bentley, Norah Jones, John Legend, John Mayer, Nicki Minaj, Blake Shelton, Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Kris Kristofferson, Jamie Foxx, Matthew Morrison, LL Cool J, Donnie Wahlberg, Ryan Seacrest, Eva Longoria, Jason Segel, Seth Rogen, Neil Patrick Harris, Pauley Perrette and Clay Matthews.

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