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Daft Punk set for Grammy Awards

Daft Punk and Willie Nelson have been announced as performers for the Grammy Awards next month.

The Recording Academy said that Willie will perform alongside Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard and Blake Shelton at the awards show on January 26.

Rapper Kendrick Lamar, who is up for seven awards, will also perform, as well as two-time nominees Imagine Dragons and Pink, who will sing with fun.'s Nate Ruess.

Daft Punk are up for five trophies, including album of the year. The electronic group will compete with albums from Kendrick, Taylor Swift, Sara Bareilles and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.

Jay Z leads the 56th annual Grammy Awards with nine nominations. LL Cool J will host the show, which will air live on CBS from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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