Grammy Performers 2016: Adele, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd set to perform |

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Adele, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd to perform at the 2016 Grammys

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CBS announced the first batch of performers for the Grammy Awards: Adele, a 10-time award winner, Kendrick Lamar, who is nominated for 11 statues this year, The Weeknd, up for seven this year, and Little Big Town, who won for “Pontoon” three years ago and is currently nominated for four awards for “Girl Crush,” will all play during the ceremony on Monday, Feb. 15.


More names for the 58th annual awards will be revealed in the coming weeks. LL Cool J is returning as the host this year.

The Weeknd is up for Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Best R&B Performance, Best R&B Song, Best Pop Solo Performance, and Best Compilation Soundtrack or Visual Media. Lamar’s nominations include Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Rap Album, Best Rap/ Sung Collaboration, Best Duo/ Pop Performance, Best Dance Recording, and Best Music Video. (Adele’s 25 was not eligible for this year’s awards.)

See a full list of Grammy nominees here.