Metallica will perform at the Grammy Awards is Los Angeles next month.

The first round of performers for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards telecast has been announced with Metallica, John Legend, Carrie Underwood and John Legend the first four artists named.

The Grammy Awards will take place at Staples Center in Los Angeles and broadcast on the CBS Television Network, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Additional performers will be announced shortly.

Metallica’s James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich are nominated for Best Rock Song (“Hardwired”).


Underwood is nominated for Best Country Solo Performance (“Church Bells”).


Four-time GRAMMY winner Urban is up for Best Country Album (Ripcord) and Best Country Solo Performance (“Blue Ain’t Your Color”).


The 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards are produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director, Ben Winston is a producer, and David Wild and Ehrlich are the writers.