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Elton John Shares Grammy Stage With Young Rockers

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Singer Sir Elton John performs onstage at MusiCares Person Of The Year Honoring Bruce Springsteen on February 8, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

Singer Sir Elton John performs onstage at MusiCares Person Of The Year Honoring Bruce Springsteen on February 8, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elton John still fills stadiums worldwide on his own, but he’ll share the spotlight with a dozen other musicians at Sunday’s Grammy Awards.

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The 65-year-old entertainer rehearsed Saturday at Staples Center alongside young Grammy nominees Mumford & Sons, Zac Brown, Ed Sheeran and Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes.

John prepared for two performances: a rousing rendition of the Band’s “The Weight” that also featured T. Bone Burnett and Mavis Staples, and a duet of Sheeran’s single “The A Team.”

John said the fun of appearing on the Grammy show is playing with other artists.

The 55th annual Grammy Awards will be presented Sunday and broadcast live on CBS.

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