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Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Fun., Mumford & Sons and Black Keys to perform at Grammys

By Daniel S Levine,

The first performers for this year’s Grammys were announced by the Recording Academy today and all were nominated for awards this year.

The Black Keys and Fun. will be making their Grammys debut, while Rihanna, Taylor Swift and Mumford & Sons have previously performed during the music industry’s biggest night.

Fun. and Mumford & Sons are two of six artists who earned six nominations. The Some Nights group was nominated for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (“We Are Young”), Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album.

Mumford & Sons was nominated for Album of the Year and Best Americana Album of the Year for Babel, as well as Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song for "I Will Wait," Best Song Written For Visual Media for "Learn Me Right" and Best Long Form Music Video for Big Easy Express.

The Black Keys’ El Camino was nominated for Album of the Year and Best Rock Album. Their hit “Lonely Boy” was nominated for Record Of The Year, Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song.

Swift is up for Record Of The Year for "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together," Best Country Duo/Group Performance and Best Song Written For Visual Media for “Safe & Sound," her Hunger Games track with the Civil Wars.

Rihanna’s nominations include Best Pop Solo Performance for "Where Have You Been," Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "Talk That Talk" (with Jay-Z) and Best Short Form Music Video for "We Found Love."

The Grammys will again be hosted by LL Cool J on Feb. 10. CBS will air the ceremony live starting at 8 p.m. from LA.

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