Following on from her electrifying half-time show at the Super Bowl in Houston on Sunday (February 5), Lady Gaga has confirmed that she will be collaborating with Metallica for a very special performance at the 59th annual Grammy Awards on February 12. The news comes on the back of her recently announcing her Joanne world tour, which is set to start in America on August 1.
As well as performing on the night, Metallica are also nominated for the Best Rock Song award with their track Hardwired.
The addition of Gaga marks yet another high profile addition to the Grammy's star-studded line-up, with Katy Perry recently confirming that she will also be performing at the event held on Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles,
Other confirmed appearances include Beyoncé, The Weeknd, Daft Punk, Adele, John Legend, Carrie Underwood, Bruno Mars, Keith Urban, Anderson .Paak, A Tribe Called Quest and more.
The Grammys will be presented by Late Late Show star James Corden, who replaces longstanding master of ceremony LL Cool J.
The nominees in 84 categories were announced on December 6, 2016, by The Recording Academy. The artists were elected from nearly 22,000 submissions by the Academy's members who represent all genres and creative disciplines, including recording artists, songwriters, producers, mixers, and engineers.
It has been confirmed that the Grammys will be broadcast a day later in the UK, airing on 4Music at 8pm on Monday, February 13.
The full list of nominations can be found here: http://www.grammy.com/nominees