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Green Day, U2 to perform at Grammys

Fellow nominees Alicia Keys, Tim McGraw also to appear
/ Source: The Associated Press

Green Day, Alicia Keys, Tim McGraw and U2 will perform at the 47th annual Grammy Awards next month.

They are the first group of performers to be announced by the Recording Academy. The announcement was made Thursday.

Keys is nominated for eight Grammys. Green Day has six nominations, U2 has three and McGraw has two nominations.

The Grammys will be presented Feb. 13 at the Staples Center, with Queen Latifah as host. Presenters include Ellen DeGeneres and John Travolta.

U2 will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in March, along with R&B singers The O’Jays, soul balladeer Percy Sledge, the Pretenders and blues guitarist Buddy Guy. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation will hold its induction ceremony March 14 at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in Manhattan.