According an anonymous source's tip to the Los Angeles Times, Beyoncé is expected to perform at this year's Grammys. Show producer Ken Ehrlich says he "can't confirm" Beyoncé's performance, buth he did not deny it, either. “[W]e have a really great history that goes back to the early days of Destiny’s Child,” Ehrlich told the Times. “I love working with [Beyoncé]. She’s incredible. She is so into what it is that she does and making sure that everybody who sees her walks away saying, ‘wow.’” If Beyoncé does indeed take the stage, it will be her first Grammy performance since 2010, when she played "If I Were a Boy" and cover of Alanis Morisette's "You Oughta Know."
The 32-year-old R&B star is nominated in the Best Rap/Sung Collaboration category this year for Jay Z's "Part II (On the Run)." She has won 17 Grammys throughout her career to-date, including her work with Destiny's Child.
Ehrlich also would not confirm or deny rumors that Madonna will performance at the award ceremony. But a source cited by the Times claims the pop legend will lend her vocals to another artist's performance.
Kendrick Lamar, Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Robin Thicke, and Katy Perry, among others, have all been confirmed as performers for the evening. The 56th Annual Grammy Awards will take place January 26 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The show begins at 8 p.m. EST on CBS.
[via LA Times]
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