Sir Mick Jagger to perform at the Grammys

Mick Jagger

Mick Jagger

Sir Mick Jagger has been selected to perform at this months Grammy awards in Los Angeles say organisers.

Jagger, 67, will sing as a tribute to close friend Solomon Burke, who passed away last year. The star opened several concerts for Jaggers band, The Rolling Stones.

The Rock Star is due to perfrom with Raphael Saadiq at the event on 13th February.

The Rolling Stones have performed at the Grammys before, but only via a video link, after fellow music legend, Eric Clapton, presented the band with a lifetime acheivement award in 1986.

The Grammys are chosen by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, whose president Neil Portnow said they were, “thrilled, delighted, excited and very much looking forward” by Sir Micks performance.

“It’s extraordinary to many of us that… he has never performed on the Grammy stage,” he added.

Also playing at the 53rd Grammys award show will be Eminem, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Bruno Mars, Usher and Muse.

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