The Grammys has announced a list of unlikely musical pairings set to perform at the awards.
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett are set to duet at the Grammys.
The annual music awards takes place in LA on February 8, with an ever-growing list of stars lined up to perform.
Now the pop diva-turned-jazz-queen has been confirmed, along with her partner in crime Tony.
Other pairings taking to the stage on the night include Adam Levine with Gwen Stefani, Hozier with Annie Lennox and Jessie J with her The Voice UK co-star Tom Jones.
“Throughout the years, the Grammy Awards has paired musical icons with new, upcoming artists to give fans remarkable performances that can only be seen on our stage,” Recording Academy President and CEO Neil Portnow explained in a statement. “This year is no different and, once again, promises to bring together unique musical worlds in innovative ways that blend genres and create new artistic boundaries.”
Gaga, 28, and Tony released joint album Cheek to Cheek last year, with the record up for a Grammy in the best pop album category.
“I’m humbled to be nominated&performing @TheGRAMMYs w an incredible man. Honoring a legend, I stand proudly behind him (sic),” Gaga tweeted, along with a picture of herself kissing 88-year-old Tony on the cheek.
Another exciting announcement revealed Rihanna will debut her new single at the Grammys, with the help of collaborators Kanye West and Paul McCartney. The musical trio will perform her latest hit Four Five Seconds on the night.
Other stars set to take to the stage include Sam Smith, Usher, Ed Sheeran and Ariana Grande.
Copyright: Cover Media 2015
Wednesday, 28. January 2015