Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 Grammy Awards

The 61st annual Grammy Awards air on CBS on February 10th at 8 PM. Known as “music’s biggest night” you can expect to see lots of amazing musical performances and an array of talented artists accepting awards. Alicia Keys will be hosting this event located in the LA Staples Center. Here are the main things you need to know about this year’s ceremony:

 

Performances

The vast list of performers includes Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Miley Cyrus, Dua Lipa, Lady Gaga, Post Malone and many more. This night is set up to be dominated by the incredibly talented female artists. We are expecting a special medley performance from Diana Ross as she accepts her Lifetime Achievement Award. There is also set to be a Dolly Parton tribute performance from Kacey Musgraves and Katy Perry.

 

 

 

“Big 4” Categories

The “Big 4” categories for nomination are Album, Record and Song of the Year, and Best New Artist. This year, the nominees in these categories are primarily female and hip hop artists like Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Brandi Carlile and Cardi B. Take your pick for each category before the winners are revealed on Sunday!

 

Record of the Year: Cardi B, “I Like It” Brandi Carlile, “The Joke” Childish Gambino, “This Is America” Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, “Shallow” Drake, “God’s Plan” Kendrick Lamar & SZA, “All the Stars” Post Malone & 21 Savage, “Rockstar” Zedd & Maren Morris, “The Middle”

 

Song of the Year: Kendrick Lamar & SZA, “All the Stars” Ella Mai, “Boo’d Up” Drake, “God’s Plan” Shawn Mendes, “In My Blood” Brandy Carlile, “The Joke” Zedd & Maren Morris, “The Middle” Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, “Shallow” Childish Gambino, “This Is America”

 

Album of the Year: H.E.R.,  “H.E.R.” Brandie Carlile, “By the Way, I Forgive You” Drake, “Scorpion Various Artists, “Black Panther: The Album” Kacey Musgraves, “Golden Hour” Post Malone, “Beerbongs & Bentleys” Cardi B, “Invasion of Privacy” Janelle Monáe, “Dirty Computer”

 

Best New Artist: Chloe x Halle Luke Combs Greta Van Fleet H.E.R. Dua Lip Margo Price Bebe Rexha Jorja Smith

 

 

 

Where to Watch

Red Carpet coverage begins at 4 PM on E! so, be sure to check out all of the amazing fashion before switching over to CBS to stream the show!

 

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