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Metallica, Robin Thicke, Lorde and more slated for 2014 Grammys

 James Hetfield (L) and Kirk Hammett of Metallica perform private, exclusive concert for SiriusXM listeners at The Apollo Theater on September 21, 2013 in New York City.
James Hetfield (L) and Kirk Hammett of Metallica perform private, exclusive concert for SiriusXM listeners at The Apollo Theater on September 21, 2013 in New York City.
Photo by Theo Wargo

It was previously announced that Daft Punk would be making their first appearance of the new year at the 2014 Grammys along with performances from Pink, Kendrick Lamar, and Merle Haggard. Now Katy Perry, breakout star Lorde, Metallica, and Robin Thicke have been announced to perform at the ceremony as well. This will mark Lorde's Grammy telecast debut. She has four nominations under her belt including Record and Song of the year for “Royals.” Katy Perry is also up for Song of the Year for her single “Roar.”

As always this year's ceremony will be full of odd and exciting collaborations. Metallica, who will be taking the stage with pianist Lang Lang, will make their first performance at the Grammy's since 1991. Robin Thicke will share the stage with rockers Chicago, while Pink and fun. frontman Nate Ruess will perform their hit “Just Give Me A Reason.” Stevie Wonder will join Daft Punk, Nile Rodgers, and Pharrell Williams for an epic performance and the night will close with Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, and Blake Shelton.

The 56th Grammy Awards will air live from Los Angeles January 26 on CBS with LL Cool J hosting once again. To see who will be at the event and to see all the nominees visit the official Grammy's website.