Mumford And Sons
and The Black Keys
will perform at the Grammy awards on February 11.
They join a raft of pop stars including Rihanna
and Taylor Swift
for the ceremony, which will be hosted by LL Cool J
The Black Keys have five nominations, and guitarist Dan Auerbach
is also up for Producer of the Year
Mumford And Sons have earned six nominations after their record-smashing success in 2012. At one point, they matched The Beatles' record
of having six songs in the US chart at once. Their second album "Babel
" sold more than 600,000 copies in its first week on sale
Both acts will compete for Album Of The Year
against Jack White
" and albums from Frank Ocean
. They will also battle in the Best Rock Performance
category against Coldplay
, Bruce Springsteen
and Alabama Shakes
Legendary sitar player Ravi Shankar
who died in December
and was known for collaborating with the Beatles will receive a posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award.
See the full list of rock-based nominees here
Who will win the coveted Album Of The Year award? Place your bets in the comments.