Sturgill Simpson will be performing during this year’s Grammys and is up for 2 huge awards himself...

A lot of people were very surprised at his nomination for Album of the Year, as he competes against pop superstars Beyonce, Adele, Drake, Justin Bieber and Rihanna.

Simpson is also up for Country Album of the Year for his 2015 release - 'A Sailor’s Guide to Earth'. It features an edgy and experimental sound not really showcased on his breakthrough release 'Metamodern Sounds in Country Music'. Sturgill is certainly an innovative and inspiring new artist that many people are just recently discovering.

The Recording Academy notes that their picks for this year’s performers will expose viewers to “artists across all disciplines and genres.”

Some say that Simpson's live performances sound exactly like his albums, if not better. I will certainly be looking forward to seeing him live on the Grammy Awards show and hope that he takes both trophy's home.

Be sure to watch Sturgill Simpson's performance at the 59th annual Grammy Awards on Feb.12th at 7 p.m. Central on CBS.

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