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Carrie Underwood, Sam Hunt To Perform At 2016 Grammy Awards

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Carrie Underwood and Sam Hunt will be performing at the 2016 Grammy Awards.

Writer David Wild confirmed the rumor on Twitter on Jan. 24 after the secret was spilled on CBS during a commercial for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards during Sunday night’s AFC Championship Game.

“Who else watch #NEvsDEN on @CBS was excited to hear @carrieunderwood will be at @TheGRAMMYs?,” he tweeted out.

Both singers are nominated for Grammys. Underwood is nominated for Best Country Solo Performance for her 2014 single “Little Toy Guns,” while Hunt is up for Best Country Album for with his debut LP, Montevallo.

The twosome haven’t given word if they’ll take the Grammy stage solo or if they’ll be going in tandem to perform Underwood’s latest hit, “Heartbeat.”

The track, taken from Underwood’s new album Storyteller, features Hunt on background vocals and also marks a departure for Underwood, who recently admitted that she rarely releases love songs.

“I don’t typically do very many love songs, but “Heartbeat,” when we were writing it, just, there was something so real about it,” Underwood recently said of the song. “It was like, all that stuff’s great, hangin’ out with our friends is great, being around all these crowds and these people are, you know, it’s wonderful, but I just want you.”

“It’s just something I feel like a lot of people will be able to relate to because we live in just this crazy, loud world where just so much stuff is flyin’ at us,” Underwood continued, adding that her latest single is “her story” with husband Mike Fisher. “Sometimes we just need to get back to what’s simple and what’s real,” she said.

Underwood and Hunt will be joining Little Big Town, who were previously announced as performers at the big show.

The 58th Annual Grammy Awards are live on CBS from 8pm E on Monday Feb. 15.

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Carrie Underwood, Sam Hunt To Perform At 2016 Grammy Awards