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Usher, John Legend, Common Added to Grammy Performers Lineup

Usher, John Legend, Common Added to Grammy Performers Lineup

R&B and hip hop stars to take the main stage for the 2015 awards show.

Published January 21, 2015

With the 57th Annual Grammy Awards just two weeks away, the show is beefing up its list of performers to include some of R&B and hip hop's heavyweights.

This morning it was announced that R&B's reigning king, Usher will perform as well as Pharrell and British soul sensation Sam Smith. Golden Globe winners John Legend and Common will perform their inspirational and award-winning song "Glory" from the Selma soundtrack.

On top of gracing the stage on music's biggest night, all of the performers added today are also nominees in major categories, including Album of the Year, Best R&B Performance and Best Rap Album.

Madonna and Ariana Grande are among the previously announced acts.

The Grammys will air on Sunday, Feb. 8 live from Los Angeles's Staples Center.

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(Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for BET)

Written by Taj Rani

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