DECATUR — T.I., a Grammy-winning hip-hop artist, will be performing on the main stage on Saturday night at this year's Decatur Celebration, officials announced Friday night. 

Also announced was country artist Gretchen Wilson and Sunday night's headliner, Daughtry

T.I. has had three albums top the Billboard charts: "King" (2006), "T.I. vs. T.I.P." (2007) and "Paper Trail" (2008), and an additional four No. 1 albums on R&B charts. His chart-topping singles include "What You Know," "Whatever You Like," "Live Your Life" featuring Rihanna and "Dead and Gone" featuring Justin Timberlake. He was also featured on Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines."

Among his film appearances are "ATL," "American Gangster," "Takers," "Identity Thief" and "Ant-Man." 

The theme of the 33rd annual Decatur Celebration is "I'm Here For The Party!" and is scheduled from Aug. 3 to 5. 

Country artist Gretchen Wilson ("Redneck Woman," "All Jacked Up") also will be among the top headliners.

Other acts announced:

  • Emerging country music band Broseph
  • St. Louis Blues Artist Marquise Knox
  • Southern rock and blues band Jeremiah Johnson Band
  • Aerosmith tribute band Draw the Line
  • Grammy-nominated gospel artist Jonathan McReynolds
  • Country music artist and radio personality Chuck Wicks
  • Contemporary Christian artist Crowder

This story will be updated.

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