Campbell joins Shelton, TBP at Grammys
Thursday, January 26, 2012
– Glen Campbell - currently out on the road for his "Goodbye Tour" - will join current Grammy nominees The Band Perry and Blake Shelton for a special performance on the 54th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 12 in Los Angeles .
Shelton is up for two awards: Best Country Solo Performance for "Honey Bee" and Best Country Album for "Red River Blue."
The Band Perry is nominated for Best New Artist.
Previously announced performers include nominees Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson, Coldplay and Rihanna, Foo Fighters, Bruno Mars, Paul McCartney and Nicki Minaj.
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