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Sara Bareilles, Kacey Musgraves Set for Grammys Performances

Separated from its annual Grammys broadcast by less than two weeks, CBS announced additions to the show’s performance lineup in a press release Tuesday.

In addition to confirming that Taylor Swift, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr–the names advertised in its commercial–will all be performing on the show, CBS also revealed that 2014 MusicCares Person of the Year Carole King and nominees Sara Bareilles, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban and John Legend will play the 56th Annual ceremony on January 26.

According to CBS, Musgraves, Starr, McCartney, Legend and Macklemore & Lewis will perform on their own. Taylor Swift will perform alongside Keith Urban, while Sara Bareilles will be joined by Carole King.

Musgraves, Macklemore & Lewis and Sara Bareilles will all be making their Grammy performance debuts on January 26.

Previously confirmed performers:
Katy Perry
Daft Punk with Nile Rodgers, Pharrell, Stevie Wonder and the Random Access Memories session players
Kendrick Lamar with Imagine Dragons
Metallica with Lang Lang
P!nk with Nate Ruess
Robin Thicke with Chicago
Merle Haggard with Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and Blake Shelton

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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