Mumford And Sons, Black Keys To Perform At Grammy Awards
Both acts will battle for victory in the Album Of The Year and Best Rock Performance categories. Who do you think deserves to win?
Posted on Jan 10, 2013 02:35 pm
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's "Blunderbuss" and albums from Frank Ocean and Fun. 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.