Carrie Underwood

Sturgill Simpson, Chance the Rapper to perform at Grammys

Top Grammy contenders Sturgill Simpson and Chance the Rapper are set to perform at the awards show this month.

The Recording Academy announced Thursday that fellow nominee William Bell and Grammy winners Little Big Town and Gary Clark Jr. will also perform on the live telecast on Feb. 12.

Previously announced performers include Adele, Bruno Mars, the Weeknd, Daft Punk, A Tribe Called Quest and Alicia Keys.

Dave Grohl had been announced as a performer earlier in the week, but the Recording Academy said Thursday evening that the announcement was premature and that Grohl was not in the lineup.

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