Taylor Swift will not perform at Grammys

Taylor SwiftLos Angeles: Singer Taylor Swift will not take to stage this Grammy Awards as she wants to focus on her world tour due in May.

Swift, 25, announced the '1989 World Tour' in November last year. The singer said she needs time to plan the tour, hence will not perform at the event, set to take place on Sunday, February 8, reported E! Online.

"Since my whole life is wrapped up and entangled in the planning of the 1989 World Tour right now, I'm not going to be performing on the Grammys this year. I need this time to focus only on the tour," she shared on Tumblr yesterday.

Swift, however, will attend the award ceremony, where her song 'Shake It Off' from her album '1989' has been nominated in the category of Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance. --- PTI