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Swift, Lady Antebellum perform at Grammys

Tuesday, December 22, 2009 – Grammy nominees Taylor Swift and Lady Antebellum were announced Tuesday as among the first performers for the Grammy awards coming in February.

Others slated to perform are fellow nominees Beyonce, the Black Eyed Peas and Maxwell. The 52nd Annual Grammys will be held Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010 in Los Angeles. Additional performers, presenters and special segments will be announced soon.

Beyonce received 10 nominations, while Swift captured eight. Swift was nominated for Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year (with Liz Rose), and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for You Belong With Me; Album Of The Year and Best Country Album for "Fearless"; Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals for Breathe (with Colbie Caillat); and Best Female Country Vocal Performance and Best Country Song (with Liz Rose) for White Horse.

Lady Antebellum has two nominations: Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals and Best Country Song (with Tom Douglas) for I Run To You.


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