Sturgill Simpson, Little Big Town Join Lineup of Grammy Performers

Sturgill Simpson, Little Big Town

Little Big Town, Sturgill Simpson,William Bell with Gary Clark Jr., and Chance The Rapper are the latest stars announced as performers on the upcoming 59th Annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 12.

The five join a star-studded lineup that already includes Adele, Daft Punk, Dave Grohl, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Bruno Mars, Metallica, Maren Morris, Anderson .Paak, A Tribe Called Quest, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, and The Weeknd.

Simpson is nominated for Album Of The Year and Best Country Album for A Sailor’s Guide To Earth. Bell is nominated for Best Traditional R&B Performance for “The Three Of Me” and Best Americana Album for This Is Where I Live. Chance The Rapper is up for seven Grammys, including Best New Artist.

During last year’s Grammy awards, Little Big Town was honored with the Best Country Group/Duo Performance for “Girl Crush.”

Hosted by James Corden, the awards will be telecast live at 8 p.m. ET on CBS-TV.

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