Grammy Awards 2014 performers and nominations [full list]: Paul McCartney, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, John Legend, Jay-Z & Beyonce

Published 21 January 2014  |  
The 56th annual Grammy awards will be taking place on January 26, 2014.

The 2014 Grammy Awards will take place in less than a week.

The 56th annual Grammy Awards will air live from the STAPLES center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 at 8pm ET on CBS.

LL Cool J will be returning for his third consecutive year as host of the award ceremony.

Music's biggest night will include a lineup of performances from the biggest names in music today.

UPDATE: The latest performers to be added are Jay-Z and Beyonce, who will be performing together, Madonna, Miranda Lambert and Billie Joe Armstrong.

The following is a full list of performers for the 2014 Grammy Awards:

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr

Jay-Z and Beyonce

Katy Perry

Lorde

Taylor Swift

Kendrick Lamar and Imagine Dragons

Robin Thick, Chicago

Pink feat. Nate Ruess

John Legend

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Kacey Musgraves

Keith Urban

Daft Punk, Nile Rodgers, Pharrell Williams, Stevie Wonder

Metallica and Lang Lang

Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Blake Shelton

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will receive the 2014 Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award as members of the legendary band Beatles.

A special performance is in place for Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles with four-time Grammy winner Carole King.

Beyonce has been rumored to be a surprise guest performer at the show. If this is true, it would be her first big TV performance since she quietly launched her new "visual album" on iTunes in December 2013.

The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards are produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director, and David Wild and Ehrlich are the writers.

The list of Grammy nominees in main categories can be seen below:

Record of the Year:

Get Lucky - Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams
Radioactive - Imagine Dragons
Royals - Lorde
Locked Out Of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell

Album of the Year:

The Blessed Unrest - Sara Bareilles
Random Access Memories - Daft Punk
Good Kid, M.A.A.D City - Kendrick Lamar
The Heist - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Red - Taylor Swift

Song of the Year:

Just Give Me A Reason - Jeff Bhasker, Pink & Nate Ruess, songwriters (Pink Featuring Nate Ruess)
Locked Out Of Heaven - Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine & Bruno Mars, songwriters (Bruno Mars)
Roar - Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, Katy Perry & Henry Walter, songwriters (Katy Perry)
Royals - Joel Little & Ella Yelich O'Connor, songwriters (Lorde)
Same Love - Ben Haggerty, Mary Lambert & Ryan Lewis, songwriters (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert

Best New Artist:

James Blake
Kendrick Lamar
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Kacey Musgraves
Ed Sheeran

Best Pop Solo Performance:

Brave - Sara Bareilles
Royals - Lorde
When I Was Your Man - Bruno Mars
Roar - Katy Perry
Mirrors - Justin Timberlake

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:

Get Lucky - Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams
Just Give Me A Reason - Pink Featuring Nate Ruess
Stay - Rihanna Featuring Mikky Ekko
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke Featuring TI & Pharrell
Suit & Tie - Justin Timberlake & Jay Z

Best Pop Vocal Album:

Paradise - Lana Del Rey
Pure Heroine - Lorde
Unorthodox Jukebox - Bruno Mars
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
The 20/20 Experience: The Complete Experience - Justin Timberlake

Best Dance/Electronica Album:

Random Access Memories - Daft Punk
Settle - Disclosure
18 Months - Calvin Harris
Atmosphere - Kaskade
A Color Map Of The Sun - Pretty Lights

Best R&B Song:

Best Of Me - Anthony Hamilton & Jairus Mozee, songwriters (Anthony Hamilton)
Love And War - Tamar Braxton, Darhyl Camper, Jr., LaShawn Daniels & Makeba Riddick, songwriters (Tamar Braxton)
Only One - PJ Morton, songwriter (PJ Morton Featuring Stevie Wonder)
Pusher Love Girl - James Fauntleroy, Jerome Harmon, Timothy Mosley & Justin Timberlake, songwriters (Justin Timberlake)
Without Me - Fantasia Barrino, Missy Elliott, Al Sherrod Lambert, Harmony Samuels & Kyle Stewart, songwriters (Fantasia Featuring Kelly Rowland & Missy Elliot)

Best R&B Album:

R&B Divas - Faith Evans
Girl On Fire - Alicia Keys
Love In The Future - John Legend
Better - Chrisette Michele
Three Kings - TGT

Best Urban Contemporary Album:

Love And War - Tamar Braxton
Side Effects Of You - Fantasia
One: In The Chamber - Salaam Remi
Unapologetic - Rihanna
New York: A Love Story - Mack Wilds

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:

Power Trip - J. Cole Featuring Miguel
Part II (On The Run) - Jay Z Featuring Beyoncé
Holy Grail - Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake
Remember You - Wiz Khalifa Featuring The Weeknd
Now Or Never - Kendrick Lamar Featuring Mary J. Blige

Best Rap Album:

Nothing Was The Same - Drake
Magna Carta...Holy Grail - Jay Z
Good Kid, M.A.A.D City - Kendrick Lamar
The Heist - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Yeezus - Kanye West

Best Country Song:

Begin Again - Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift)
I Drive Your Truck - Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington & Jimmy Yeary, songwriters (Lee Brice)
Mama's Broken Heart - Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally & Kacey Musgraves, songwriters (Miranda Lambert)
Merry Go 'Round - Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves & Josh Osborne, songwriters (Kacey Musgraves)
Mine Would Be You - Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington & Deric Ruttan, songwriters (Blake Shelton)

Best Country Album:

Night Train - Jason Aldean
Two Lanes Of Freedom - Tim McGraw
Same Trailer Different Park - Kacey Musgraves
Based On A True Story - Blake Shelton
Red - Taylor Swift

See the complete list of nominations in all categories here.

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