Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood to Perform at Grammy Awards

Country stars also vie for trophies at the 59th ceremonies, held February 12th

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Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood to Perform at Grammy Awards
Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are among the performers announced for the 59th Grammy Awards.

Grammy nominees Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood have been tapped to perform at the 59th Grammy Awards.

The country singers, who recently toured Australia together, re-creating their collaboration "The Fighter" live onstage, join a diverse Grammy performance lineup that includes the Weeknd, Metallica and John Legend. More artists will be announced at a later date.

Urban and Underwood are also Grammy nominees. Underwood is up for Best Country Solo Performance for her song "Church Bells," while Urban competes in three categories: Best Country Song and Best Country Solo Performance ("Blue Ain't Your Color"), and Best Country Album (Ripcord).

Maren Morris is the leading country nominee with four, including a nomination in the all-genre Best New Artist race, along with Kelsea Ballerini. Sturgill Simpson's A Sailor’s Guide to Earth is nominated for Album of the Year.

The Grammys, hosted by James Corden, air February 12th on CBS.