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Stevie Wonder to join Daft Punk onstage at Grammys

Stevie Wonder to join Daft Punk onstage at Grammys

DAFT PUNK HOPES TO 'GET LUCKY' AND WIN GRAMMY: (L-R) Pharrell Williams, Daft Punk, and Nile Rodgers onstage during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclay Center on Sunday, Aug. 25, in New York. The dance duo is up for five Grammy Awards, set to be handed out on Jan. 26. Photo: Associated Press/Frank Micelotta/Invision

Stevie Wonder plans to hit the stage at the Grammy Awards with French dance music duo Daft Punk.

The “Get Lucky” hitmakers will make their first live performance in support of their hit album “Random Access Memories” a star-studded one at music’s big night later this month – they’ll also be joined by collaborators Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers.

Daft Punk are up for five Grammys, including Album of the Year and Best Dance/Electronica Album for “Random Access Memories” and Best Pop/Group performance for “Get Lucky”.

The duo last performed at the Grammys in 2008, when they joined Kanye West onstage.

This year’s ceremony will also feature performances by Kendrick Lamar with Imagine Dragons and Pink with fun. frontman Nate Ruess, while country stars Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and Blake Shelton will reportedly hit the stage together for a “special” set.

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