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Taylor Swift and Keith Urban will help unveil some of the hopefuls for next year's Grammy Awards. 

The country stars are among those on board for "The Grammy Nominations Concert Live! - Countdown to Music's Biggest Night." 

Keith was one of the first confirmed performers for the show, while Taylor will make a long-distance appearance from Australia. 

LL Cool J will host the hour-long special, which will also feature performances from Robin Thicke, Katy Perry, Lorde, and others. 

In addition to the music, the contenders in nine Grammy categories will be announced. "The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!" will take place in Los Angeles on Friday, airing on CBS at 10:00 p.m. Eastern. 

The 56th annual Grammy Awards are set for the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and will air on CBS on January 26th. 

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