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More acts to sing at Grammys

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Grammy nominees Jack White, Carrie Underwood and the Lumineers will hit the Grammys stage next month.

The Recording Academy announced Thursday that those acts will join previously announced performers including fun., the Black Keys and Taylor Swift at the Feb. 10 awards show in Los Angeles.

White is nominated for album of the year and the Lumineers are up for best new artist.

U.K. newcomer Ed Sheeran and Elton John will perform together.

Headed to Broadway

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart will team up on Broadway this fall in two of the most iconic plays of the 20th century.

Producers announced Thursday that Stewart and McKellen will star in Harold Pinter’s “No Man’s Land” and Samuel Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot” which will play in repertoire under the direction of Sean Mathias.

The Broadway theater and dateswill be announced later.

Happy birthday

Among celebrity birthdays today: Singer Claude Gray is 81. Actress Leigh Taylor-Young is 68. Actress Jenifer Lewis is 56. Actress Dinah Manoff is 55. Actress Ana Ortiz is 42. Singer Alicia Keys is 32. Actor Michael Trevino is 28.

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