Rihanna to collab with Sting and Bruno Mars at Grammys 2013

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Don’t shoot the messenger, guys. We know this could be woefully terrible, but Rihanna has been confirmed to team up with both Sting and Bruno Mars at this weekend’s Grammy Awards.

CBS made the announcement earlier today that all three artists will perform together at the musical event.

They join a bill that also includes the likes of Frank Ocean, Justin TimberlakeJack WhiteThe Black KeysMumford and Sons and Taylor Swift.

The awards ceremony will take place on 10 February, with the full list of nominations as below:

Album of the year
El Camino – The Black Keys
Some Nights – fun.
Babel – Mumford & Sons
Channel Orange – Frank Ocean
Blunderbuss – Jack White

Record of the year
Lonely Boy – Black Keys
Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) – Kelly Clarkson
We Are Young – fun. featuring Janelle Monae
Somebody That I Used To Know – Gotye featuring Kimbra
Thinkin Bout You – Frank Ocean
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together – Taylor Swift

Best new artist
Alabama Shakes
fun.
Hunter Hayes
The Lumineers
Frank Ocean

Song of the year (songwriter’s award)
The A Team – Ed Sheeran, songwriter
Adorn – Miguel Pimentel, songwriter
Call Me Maybe – Tavish Crowe, Carly Rae Jepsen & Josh Ramsay, songwriters
Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) – Jérgen Elofsson, David Gamson, Greg Kurstin & Ali Tamposi, songwriters
We Are Young – Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost & Nate Ruess, songwriters

Best pop vocal album
Stronger – Kelly Clarkson
Ceremonials – Florence and the Machine
Some Nights – fun.
Overexposed – Maroon 5
The Truth About Love – Pink

Best rock album
El Camino – The Black Keys
Mylo Xyloto – Coldplay
The 2nd Law – Muse
Wrecking Ball – Bruce Springsteen
Blunderbuss – Jack White

Best alternative music album
The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do – Fiona Apple
Biophilia – Björk
Making Mirrors – Gotye
Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming – M83
Bad As Me – Tom Waits

Best R&B album
Black Radio – Robert Glasper Experiment
Back To Love – Anthony Hamilton
Write Me Back – R Kelly
Beautiful Surprise – Tamia
Open Invitation – Tyrese

Best rap album
Take Care – Drake
Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Part 1 – Lupe Fiasco
Life Is Good – Nas
Undun – The Roots
God Forgives, I Don’t – Rick Ross
Based On A T.R.U. Story – 2 Chainz

Best country album
Uncaged – Zac Brown Band
Hunter Hayes – Hunter Hayes
Living For A Song: A Tribute To Hank Cochran – Jamey Johnson
Four The Record – Miranda Lambert
The Time Jumpers – The Time Jumpers

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