Grammy Awards: Metallica, John Legend, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban to Perform

CBS will broadcast the ceremony live on Feb. 12


Metallica, John Legend, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are set to perform at the 59th annual Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy announced on Wednesday.

All four acts have won multiple Grammys in the past, while the majority are also nominated for awards at this year’s ceremony.

The biggest night in music will be broadcast live on CBS from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 12, starting at 8 p.m. ET. “Late Late Show” star James Corden will be hosting the event.

Additional performers will be announced shortly.

Metallica, a hard rock band that has been together for more than 30 years, released their latest studio album on Nov. 18 last year. “Hardwired…to Self-Destruct” debuted No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Title track “Hardwired” is nominated for Best Rock Song.

Underwood’s “Church Bells” earned her a nomination for Best Country Solo Performance, while Urban is up for Best Country Album and Best Country Solo Performance.

The award show is being produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures.

Ken Ehrlich serves as executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director, and Ben Winston is a producer. David Wild and Ehrlich are the writers.