Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood To Perform Together At The Grammys

By Ambili Sasidharan on Feb 09, 2017 03:55 PM EST

There is no doubt that all eyes are on the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, which will be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and will be telecasted live on the CBS Television Network on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. This year's award ceremony will have a blend of pop, hip-hop, and rock in addition of few epic genre crossovers and mashups.

Musicians Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood are eyeing the center stage at the Grammys. They will be performing Urban's latest single, "The Fighter," together on the stage. Country Fan Cast reports that the pair together has 11 Grammy nominations-Keith for the 'Best Country Album,' 'Best Country Song,' and 'Best Country Solo Performance' categories, while Carrie is up for 'Best Country Solo Performance' nomination. The show will be hosted by famous television personality and performer James Corden. With this, the duo will be joining the list of Grammy performers that already comprises of Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Maren Morris, Anderson, and .Paak.

A report on Taste Of Country opined that the country music is represented well at this year's Grammy with Morris having the most number of nominations for any country artist-under four categories: Best New Artist, Best Country Album (Hero), Best Country Song ("My Church") and Best Country Solo Performance ("My Church"). Keith has four nominations while Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, Dolly Parton and Chris Young have one each.

In a press statement, Keith revealed that his single "The Fighter" is about lending a helping hand to someone that we love. He further added that the song is about reassurance and comes from a real place. About her collaboration with Carrie, he stated that his voice blends well with Carrie. The duo became a runaway hit when they performed Stevie Nicks' 1981 hit "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around" on the American Idol finale.

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