Ellie Goulding, Carrie Underwood To Duet With Best New Artist GRAMMY Nominees

Andra Day, Tori Kelly, James Bay, and Sam Hunt are slated to share moments at the 58th Annual Awards
Posted on Jan 27, 2016 | 06:30am
This just in! Some of the hottest 2016 GRAMMY nominees will join together to perform duets in exclusive GRAMMY Moments during the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards, which airs on Monday, Feb. 15 on CBS.

Maintaining its rich tradition of pairing artists together, The Recording Academy has matched the following GRAMMY nominees to sing duets during Music's Biggest Night®: James Bay and Tori Kelly; nominees Andra Day and Ellie Goulding; and nominee Sam Hunt with seven-time GRAMMY Award winner—and 2016 nominee—Carrie Underwood.

These duets will mark debut GRAMMY performances for four of the nominees, including:

James Bay, who is nominated for Best New Artist, Best Rock Song for "Hold Back The River," and Best Rock Album for Chaos And The Calm.

Tori Kelly, who is nominated for Best New Artist.

Andra Day, who is nominated for Best R&B Performance for "Rise Up," and Best R&B Album for Cheers To The Fall.

Ellie Goulding, who is nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance for "Love Me Like You Do," which is also nominated for Best Song Written For Visual Media.

Sam Hunt, who is nominated for Best New Artist and Best Country Album for Montevallo.

Carrie Underwood, the GRAMMY veteran, who is nominated for Best Country Solo Performance for "Little Toy Guns."

This announcement comes shortly after the news broke that Adele, Kendrick Lamar, and The Weeknd will all be performing during the event, too.

As if the incredible list of performers wasn't enough to excite music lovers everywhere, there will also be a special tribute to the 2016 MusiCares® Person of the Year Lionel Richie that will highlight the GRAMMY Award winning artist's wide-ranging career. 

Don't miss a moment of the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards, hosted by entertainment icon and two-time GRAMMY Award winner LL COOL J, when the ceremony is broadcast live from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Monday, Feb. 15 at 8e/5p on CBS. The Awards will also be available for streaming on CBS All Access.