The 52nd Grammy Awards will take place Sunday night at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS. Sunday’s menu is full of one-night stand collaborations by artists who do not normally perform together. In addition, the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards Pre-Telecast ceremony will take place from 1-4 p.m. PT at the Los Angeles Convention Center and will be streamed live internationally on the official web site at 1 p.m. PT. There will be fierce competition among the nominees, but don’t forget to keep your eye on the show. Here is the line-up of performers with special music collaborations for the awards:

–Five-time Grammy winner, Elton John, will kick off the show by performing with Lady Gaga.
–Mary J. Blige and Andrea Bocelli will sing "Bridge over Troubled Water."
–Jeff Bridges will perform a special tribute to guitar virtuoso Les Paul with Jeff Beck.
–Four-time Grammy winner Roberta Flack reprise her "Where Is the Love?"
–Eminem and Lil Wayne will join Drake on "Forever", with Blink 182 drummer, Travis Barker.
–The Black Eyed Peas’ "I Gotta Feeling" will incorporate sing-along videos submitted by their fans.
–Green Day will play "21 Guns" with the cast of Broadway’s upcoming "American Idiot," based on the trio’s album.
–As a “You Pick It, They Play It!” special segment, Bon Jovi will perform a tune chosen by fans. Viewers can still –log on to and vote for "Always", "It’s My Life", or "Livin’ on a Prayer" until the band actually takes the stage.
–Pink will sing "Glitter in the Air."

Also, a Michael Jackson tribute, including the premiere of the "Earth Song" short movie, will feature performances from stars such as Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Celine Dion and Smokey Robinson.

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Eiko Watanabe is a Blast staff writer in New York

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