Taylor opens the show, Taylor Nation! Be there early! (8pm ET / 7pm CT / 5pm PT).
The 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards start tonight! Taylor Swift is performing as the opening act and is nominated for seven awards.
- Album of the Year for 1989 WIN!
Record of the Year for “Blank Space” Song of the Year for “Blank Space” Best Pop Solo Performance for “Blank Space” Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for “Bad Blood”
- Best Pop Vocal Album for 1989. WIN!
- Best Music Video for “Bad Blood” WIN!
The red carpet and side stage live feeds (no, not the main show) will be available online: http://live.grammy.com/. Update! The GRAMMY Premiere (sounds so much better than the technical awards, doesn’t it) is done.
The show includes first-time GRAMMY performances, a satellite performance by the Broadway cast of “Hamilton,” a tribute performance by Lady Gaga in honor of the late David Bowie and performances by Adele, Alabama Shakes, Joey Alexander, James Bay and Tori Kelly, Justin Bieber and Jack Ü (Diplo and Skrillex), Luke Bryan, John Legend, Demi Lovato, and Meghan Trainor with Lionel Richie, Andra Day and Ellie Goulding, Eagles (Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, Timothy B. Schmit, and Joe Walsh) with Jackson Browne in tribute to Glenn Frey, Hollywood Vampires (Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Joe Perry), Sam Hunt and Carrie Underwood, Kendrick Lamar, Little Big Town, Miguel, Pitbull, Travis Barker and Robin Thicke, Rihanna, Chris Stapleton, Gary Clark Jr. and Bonnie Raitt in tribute to B.B. King, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd .
LL Cool J returns as host for the fifth consecutive year and will be joined by a stellar lineup of presenters: Cam, Stephen Colbert, Common, James Corden, Kaley Cuoco, Earth, Wind & Fire, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Ice Cube, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Anna Kendrick, Seth MacFarlane, Ryan Seacrest, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith.
The 58th GRAMMY awards are this Monday, February 15 at Staples Center in Los Angeles and will broadcast live in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT/5 p.m. PT. To my fellow Canadians, the show will be broadcast on CityTV.
Coming up in the Calendar:
- February 15: It’s the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards!