Daft Punk may have been laying low since releasing their smash hit album Random Access Memories this past May, but they’re making their first live performance in support of the album a truly memorable one. Stevie Wonder is set to team up with the electronic duo when they perform at this year’s Grammys, sources confirmed to Rolling Stone.
Pharrell and Nile Rodgers, who both appear on Daft Punk’s latest album, will also join in the performance, along with Random Access Memories session players Chris Caswell, Nathan East, Omar Hakim and Paul Jackson Jr.
Daft Punk are up for five awards, including Album of the Year and Best Dance/Electronica Album for Random Access Memories and Best Pop/Group performance for “Get Lucky.”
In addition to being the duo’s first live gig since their album’s release, the awards show also marks their first televised performance since they played with Kanye West at the 2008 Grammys. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, the show’s executive producer Ken Ehrlich promised “a collaborative and celebratory stage performance that honors [Daft Punk’s] multi-nominated music.”
The Grammy Awards will air live on CBS January 26th. The broadcast will also feature performances by Kendrick Lamar with Imagine Dragons, Pink with fun. frontman Nate Ruess and a “special Grammy moment” with Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and Blake Shelton.
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