LOS ANGELES — Bob Dylan will give a rare performance at the Grammy Awards this coming Sunday as part of a salute to acoustic music, organizers said on Thursday.
Dylan, a 10-time Grammy winner, will perform with folk rock band the Avett Brothers and the British indie folk group Mumford & Sons.Story: Will Eminem recover his Grammy glory?
It was not clear what song Dylan will sing with the rising stars, who will be performing for the first time at the televised Grammy ceremony in Los Angeles. Mumford & Sons are nominated for best new artists and best rock song for "Little Lion Man".
Dylan, 69, has performed just five times at the Grammys in a 50-year recording career.Story: Miranda Lambert no longer just a face in the crowd
In a memorable 1998 appearance, when Dylan won album of the year for "Time Out of Mind", a shirtless man with the words "Soy Bomb" written across his chest hopped onto the stage during the folk legend's set and broke into an erratic dance.
Rapper and hip-hop producer Dr. Dre will also grace the Grammy stage for the first time on Sunday in his first live television performance in a decade, organizers said.Story: Rosanne Cash's 'The List' takes on life of its own
Dr. Dre, a six-time Grammy winner who is nominated this year in his producer role for Eminem's album "Recovery", will sing alongside the Detroit rapper, as well as Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine.
Grammy organizers announced earlier this week that Mick Jagger and Barbra Streisand will also be among the performers on Sunday. The three and a half hour Grammy ceremony will be televised live on CBS and covered on YouTube and on Grammy.com and CBS.com.Story: Barbra Streisand to perform at Grammys ceremony
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