Adele, Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd are amongst the names so-far announced to perform at next month’s Grammy Awards, organisers have confirmed.

Kendrick Lamar is leading the pack at this year’s event (which returns to LA’s Staples Center on 15th February), up for eleven awards Album Of The Year for his spectacular To Pimp A Butterfly. The Weeknd’s Beauty Behind The Madness also falls into this category too.

In a statement, Grammys Awards CEO Neil Portnow said of the trio of appointments that “This lineup of talented artists is just the beginning of what will, once again, prove to be music’s biggest night. We look forward to celebrating what’s been a wonderful year in music, honoring the best of the best and featuring never-before-seen performances,”

Check a sneak peek of some of the major nominations, below:

Best New Artist
Courtney Barnett
James Bay
Sam Hunt
Tori Kelly
Meghan Trainor

Best Record
D’Angelo & The Vanguard – Really Love
Mark Ronson Feat. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk
Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
Taylor Swift – Blank Space
The Weeknd – Can’t Feel My Face

Song Of The Year
Kendrick Lamar – Alright
Taylor Swift – Blank Space
Little Big Town – Girl Crush
Wiz Khalifa Feat. Charlie Puth – See You Again
Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud

Album Of The Year
Alabama Shakes – Sound & Colour
Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly
Chris Stapleton – Traveller
Taylor Swift – 1989
The Weeknd – Beauty Behind The Madness

Best Pop Vocal Album
Kelly Clarkson – Piece By Piece
Florence & The Machine – How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Mark Ronson – Uptown Special
Taylor Swift – 1989
James Taylor – Before This World

Best Dance Recording
Above & Beyond Featuring Zoë Johnston – We’re All We Need
Chemical Brothers – Go
Flying Lotus & Kendrick Lamar – Never Catch Me
Galantis – Runaway (U & I)
Skrillex, Diplo & Justin Bieber – Where Are Ü Now

Best Dance/Electronic Album
Caribou – Our Love
Chemical Brothers – Born In The Echoes
Disclosure – Caracal
Jamie xx – In Colour
Jack Ü – Skrillex & Diplo Present Jack Ü


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