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These are the artists performing at the 2019 Grammys so far

(L-R) Anthony Kiedis of Red Hot Chili Peppers and Post Malone.
(L-R) Anthony Kiedis of Red Hot Chili Peppers and Post Malone. Getty Images Archive

The Recording Academy announced its second lineup of performers on Thursday morning, revealing that there’ll be no shortage of variety during the 61st Annual Grammy Awards this February.

Six-time Grammy winners Red Hot Chili Peppers will be topping the line up in an unexpected and unique joint performance with rapper Post Malone.

In an official statement, The Academy has promised the pairing to be “an unforgettable Grammy moment.”

In his debut year, Malone, 23, has been nominated for four individual awards, including album of the year for Beerbongs & Bentleys.

Also joining the roster is seven-time Grammy nominee Brandi CarlileMiley Cyrus, who was nominated in 2014 with Bangerz for Best Pop Vocal Album, and up-and-coming R&B star H.E.R., who has been nominated for five awards this year, including Best New Artist.

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Miley Cyrus performs onstage during ‘I Am the Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell’ on Jan. 16, 2019, at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

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Lifetime Achievement Award winner and legendary singer Diana Ross will be honoured as a special guest at this year’s Grammy Awards. She will celebrate her landmark career and her 75th diamond birthday with an exclusive performance.

After almost six decades of making music, Ross has sold more than 100 million records worldwide. She is best known for songs such as I’m Coming Out and Endless Love, which she recorded with Lionel Richie in 1981.

#Grammys quickly became a trending Twitter topic in wake of the news. Artists took to the internet to share their gratitude and excitement for the prestigious award show.

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The 2019 Grammy nominations were announced in early December, and Malone, Lady Gaga and Cardi B took the lead with the most nominations.

Chart-toppers Drake and Shawn Mendes made Canadians proud by also picking up multiple nominations at this year’s Grammy Awards.

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Cardi B, Mendes and Camila Cabello were revealed as the first lineup of 2019 Grammy performers last week, along with Janelle Monáe, Dan + Shay and American country singer Kacey Musgraves.

The 2019 Grammy nominee list is available here. Alicia Keys is set to host the highly-anticipated ceremony.

Cardi B performs as part of Electric Holiday Concert at Puerto Rico Convention Center on Dec. 21, 2018, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Cardi B performs as part of Electric Holiday Concert at Puerto Rico Convention Center on Dec. 21, 2018, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Gladys Vega/Getty Images

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Dedicated fans and music lovers alike jumped online to share their opinions for this year’s show.

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Most of them were very pleased with the live acts.

In response to those in doubt, one user tried his hand at mashing together the Chili Pepper’s Snow (Hey Oh) with Malone’s Rockstar.

The response successfully supported the idea that the musicians likely have something clever hidden up their sleeves.

(L-R) Flea, Chad Smith and Anthony Kiedis of Red Hot Chili Peppers perform at Malibu Love Sesh Benefit Concert at the Hollywood Palladium on Jan. 13, 2019, in Hollywood, Calif.
(L-R) Flea, Chad Smith and Anthony Kiedis of Red Hot Chili Peppers perform at Malibu Love Sesh Benefit Concert at the Hollywood Palladium on Jan. 13, 2019, in Hollywood, Calif. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic.com

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The 61st Annual Grammy Awards will air on Sunday, Feb. 10, at 8 p.m. ET.

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Here is the current list of performers

Red Hot Chili Peppers & Post Malone
Miley Cyrus
Cardi B
Shawn Mendes
Camila Cabello
Janelle Monáe
Brandi Carlile
Kacey Musgraves
H.E.R.
Dan + Shay

adam.wallis@globalnews.ca
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