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Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar perform 'Radioactive' live at the Grammy Awards

Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar perform live at the 2014 Grammy Awards
Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar perform live at the 2014 Grammy Awards
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On Jan. 26 American rock band Imagine Dragons and American rapper Kendrick Lamar teamed up to perform their singles "Radioactive" and "M.A.A.D City" live at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. The award show took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and it was broadcast live on CBS. You can watch Imagine Dragons and Kendrick Lamar perform "Radioactive / M.A.A.D City" live at the 2014 Grammy Awards here.

Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar
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They were introduced by host LL Cool J and Imagine Dragons kicked off the performance with the first verse of "Radioactive" before Kendrick Lamar came on stage to perform "M.A.A.D City". For the song Imagine Dragons were his backing band, and during the performance the camera kept showing Taylor Swift who was dancing in the front row.

Midway through the performance they intertwined the songs and transitioned back into "Radioactive" before Lamar spit out an almost minute long verse that was rhythmically set to the music. At the 2014 Grammy Awards Imagine Dragons were nominated for two awards and they took home the prize for Best Rock Performance. Lamar was nominated for a total of seven awards, but he went home empty handed.

Stream Imagine Dragons and Kendrick Lamar's live performance of "Radioactive / M.A.A.D City" here and let us know what you thought of it by leaving a comment on our Facebook page.