Rihanna, Kanye and Sir Paul McCartney confirmed for Grammy Awards

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 3 February 2015


Rihanna, Kanye West and Sir Paul McCartney have been confirmed to perform at the Grammy Awards this weekend (08.02.15)

Rihanna, Kanye West and Sir Paul McCartney will perform at the Grammy Awards.

The 26-year-old star has been confirmed to sing her new single 'FourFiveSeconds' along with Kanye and Sir Paul at the ceremony, with the 'Bound 2' rapper also set to give a solo performance at the ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

A source said: "Rihanna's seriously pleased to have bagged a big slot at The Grammys and two huge names to kick off her comeback."

Kanye's performance comes six years after the 37-year-old musician - who has 19-month-old daughter North with Kim Kardashian West - last performed at the prestigious occasion, where he rapped a medley of tracks including his collaboration with Estelle, 'American Boy'.

At the ceremony on February 8, Kanye - who has won 21 Grammys during his career - is up for two awards, while Rihanna has been nominated for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for 'The Monster' with Eminem.

The 57th annual event - which will be hosted by LL Cool J for the fourth consecutive year - will also feature performances from Madonna, AC/DC, Pharrell Williams, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran, Usher, Sam Smith, and duets from Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett, Gwen Stefani and Adam Levine, and Sir Tom Jones and Jessie J.

Paul McCartney

Ex-Beatle, Ex-Wings, classical composer, poet, artist, animal rights activist, writer of silly love songs – Paul McCartney'll be a name familiar to your brain. Settle back for an evening of classic hits and a few more recent ones thrown in for good measure. It's cool – he'll probably play 'Hey Jude'. Get practicing your…

Liverpool Echo Arena & Convention Centre

Wed 12 Dec

£65–£125 / 0844 800 0400

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Sun 16 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 856 0202

With special guests.

The SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Fri 14 Dec

£65–£125 / 0141 248 3000

Kanye West

The hip hop behemoth returns, armed with imaginative samples and socially conscious lyrics with his 'Glow in the Dark Tour'.


Sassy pop and R&B packed with attitude from the multi-award-winning Barbadian singer actress, who has topped the UK charts again and again with hits including 'Umbrella', 'Only Girl (In The World)', 'We Found Love' and 'Diamonds.'

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