58th Grammy Awards to kick-off with Taylor Swift’s `1989` gig

Johannesburg : Taylor Swift has been roped in to kick off the 58th annual Grammy Awards with her stunning performance from her `1989` album.

The 26-year-old singer, who previously performed `We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together` at the beginning of the award ceremony in 2013, is one of the year’s top nominees with seven nominations, including album of the year, record of the year and song of the year, Channel.24 reports.

The award ceremony will be hosted by LL Cool J and the show will be aired live on CBS.

Others who will perform at the award ceremony include Adele, Kendrick Lamar, Chris Stapleton, Rihanna, The Weeknd and the Broadway cast of Hamilton, rock band Alabama Shakes, singer Miguel and 12-year-old jazz pianist Joey Alexander.(ANI)