Carrie Underwood & Sam Hunt, Tori Kelly & James Bay Set for Grammy Duets


Carrie Underwood and Sam Hunt were teased in a recent Grammy Awards promo as performers for the Feb 13 event. Now, CBS has announced the two will be paired together for a duet. Tori Kelly & James Bay, Andra Day & Ellie Goulding will also join forces to sing in special performances.

The duetters join previously announced performers Adele, Kendrick Lamar, Little Big Town and The Weeknd. The Grammys will be broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Monday, Feb. 15 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/5:00-8:30 PM, PT; 6:00-9:30 PM, MT) on CBS. Additional performers will be announced shortly.

2016 Grammy Nominations Full List

LL Cool J is set to host for the fifth consecutive year. Additionally, a special tribute to 2016 MusiCares® Person of the Year Lionel Richie will highlight the entertainer’s wide-ranging career.

This will mark the Grammy debuts for James Bay, Andra Day, Ellie Goulding, Sam Hunt and Tori Kelly.

James Bay is nominated for three awards: Best New Artist, Best Rock Song for “Hold Back The River,” and Best Rock Album for Chaos And The Calm.

Andra Day is nominated for two awards in the R&B Field: Best R&B Performance for “Rise Up” and Best R&B Album for Cheers To The Fall.

Ellie Goulding has one nomination: Best Pop Solo Performance for “Love Me Like You Do.” The song is also nominated for Best Song Written For Visual Media.

Sam Hunt is up for two awards: Best New Artist and Best Country Album for Montevallo.

Tori Kelly is nominated for Best New Artist.

Seven-time Grammy Award winner Carrie Underwood is nominated for Best Country Solo Performance for “Little Toy Guns.”

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