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Little Big Town Among First Round of Grammy Performers

They’ll be joined by Adele, Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd.

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The first round of performers for the 58th annual Grammy Awards has been announced, with Little Big Town representing country alongside pop superstar Adele, hip-hop favorite Kendrick Lamar and pop/R&B singer The Weeknd.

Actor and rapper LL Cool J will host the event for the fifth year in a row and pop icon Lionel Richie will be honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year.

Little Big Town is up for four awards at this year’s ceremony—Song of the Year (in all genres), Best Country Song and Best Country Duo/Group Performance for “Girl Crush,” and Best Country Album for Pain Killer.

A complete list of country-related nominations was previously reported. Also check out our roundtable discussion of this year’s Grammy nominations on a recent episode of our The Writers Room podcast.

The 58th annual Grammy Awards air live on Feb. 15 at 8 p.m. ET.


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