Rapper Macklemore has confirmed he will be performing his marriage equality anthem ‘Same Love’ before kick-off at this weekend’s NRL Grand Final.

Mary Lambert, who also sang on the track, will join him, Triple M has reported.

“So excited to sing Same Love with Macklemore at the NRL Finals in Australia!” she tweeted.

The song was a number one hit in Australia when it was released to critical acclaim in 2012 in support of marriage equality in the US.

It was the first song in the American top 40 to celebrate same-sex marriage.

‘Same Love’ won an MTV Video Music Award for Best Video with a Message in 2013, and was nominated for Song of the Year at the Grammy Awards.

The song has become celebrated as an anthem for LGBTI rights.

Macklemore has long been a supporter of the LGBTI community and marriage equality.

He and his wife, Tricia Davis, married in 2015 after waiting for same-sex marriage to be legalised in the US.

The NRL Grand Final will take place on Sunday night at ANZ Stadium in Sydney.

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