Bob Dylan to join Grammys show

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Bob Dylan will perform at the Grammys this weekend, organizers said Thursday, joining Mick Jagger and Barbra Streisand as headline veterans at the music industry's annual awards show.

The folk-turned-rock music legend's inclusion was announced just three days before Sunday's mega bash in Los Angeles, which brings together rising stars with seasoned chart-toppers and industry veterans.

Dylan, appearing at the Grammys for his fifth time, will perform with country-tinged Brits Mumford and Son and folk-rock band the Avett Brothers in a special salute to acoustic music, organizers said.

In other new last-minute announcements, they said rapper Dr. Dre will perform with megastar Eminem, a frontrunner for Grammys glory with nominations in 10 categories at Sunday's show.

It will be Dr. Dre's first live television performance for more than a decade.

Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and teen sensation Justin Bieber are also on the star-studded roster of performers at the three-and-a-half-hour 53rd Grammys show.

While showcasing new talent, the glittering evening will also pay tribute to past greats including "The King of Rock 'N Soul" Solomon Burke, who died last year, and ailing soul legend Aretha Franklin.

Jagger will sing in the tribute for Burke, while Christina Aguilera and Florence and the Machine singer Florence Welch will stage a "Valentine's" and "get-well" tribute for Franklin, recovering from reported cancer surgery.

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