The rapper, who is nominated this year in seven categories, will be this year's opening act, E! News can exclusively confirm. Lamar won't be entertaining the crowd solo, either. He's slated to take the stage at Madison Square Garden with U2 and E! News has learned Dave Chappellewill also be a part of the opening act.
The trio joins a growing star-studded list of Grammy performers for this year, including Miley Cyrus, DJ Khaled, Childish Gambino, Elton John, Kesha, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Sam Smithand Pink. Chapelle was also previously confirmed to present at Sunday's show as well as Kelly Clarkson, Katie Holmes, Nick Jonas, Alicia Keys, John Legend and Hailee Steinfeld among others.