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NEW YORK — Paul McCartney will perform at the Grammy Awards with Kanye West and Rihanna.

The Recording Academy said Tuesday they will perform their new single, “FourFiveSeconds,” for the first time at the awards show on Sunday.

The show marks West’s return after six years. He’s won 21 Grammys and is nominated for two awards, including best rap song and rap/sung collaboration for “Bound 2” with Charlie Wilson.

McCartney has 18 Grammys. He and West also collaborated on the song “Only One.”

Beyonce, Sam Smith and Pharrell are the Grammy leaders with six nominations apiece. The show will air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Rihanna will compete with West for best rap/sung collaboration for her hit with Eminem, “The Monster.”

The Grammys will air at 8 p.m. Sunday on CBS.

NEW YORK — Kevin Hart and Nicki Minaj will headline the events leading to the BET Awards.

The network announced Tuesday that Hart will perform at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on June 25 as part of the three-day “BET Experience.”

Minaj will headline on June 26 and Snoop Dogg and Ice Cube, with “special guests,” will perform on June 27.

The 2015 BET Awards will take place June 28 at the Staples Center. Tickets for “BET Experience” go on sale Feb. 20.

Associated Press