Sir Paul McCartney and American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson have been added to the line-up for the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on 8 February (06).

The former beatle will be making his first Grammy performance, despite having won 13 of the coveted gongs during his illustrious career.

Clarkson has been nominated for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for her hit single SINCE U BEEN GONE and Best Pop Vocal Album for BREAKAWAY, while McCartney is nominated for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for his song FINE LINE.

The pair join a superstar line-up which will feature Madonna duetting with Gorillaz, Mariah Carey, Coldplay, Bruce Springsteen, Mary J Blige and Christina Aguilera.