Chris Stapleton Playing BB King Tribute, Pitbull & Robin Thicke Performing at Grammys

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The Hollywood Vampires are not the only newly confirmed act for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards.

The Recording Academy Thursday revealed that a superstar trio will unite to honor BB King. It also provided clarity regarding the previously announced Pitbull performance.

Album of the Year nominee Chris Stapleton will join forces with Gary Clark, Jr. and Bonnie Raitt for a BB King tribute. Pitbull, meanwhile, will be performing in collaboration with Robin Thicke and Travis Barker.

Other previously confirmed performers for the February 15 awards show include Justin Bieber, the Hamilton cast, Adele, James Bay, Andra Day, Ellie Goulding, Sam Hunt, Tori Kelly, Kendrick Lamar, Lady Gaga, Little Big Town, Carrie Underwood and The Weeknd.

Written by Brian Cantor

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