Music’s biggest night returns to Los Angeles as the 65th Annual Grammy Awards hits Crypto.com Arena on Sunday, Feb. 5.
The ceremony comes home to Los Angeles this year, following 2022’s last-minute move to the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas due to a surge of COVID-19 cases in the area. It’s the first full-fledged ceremony to take place since 2020 and the subsequent pandemic-forced shutdowns, which caused the 2021 event to be scaled down and a strictly socially distanced affair.
Music fans can tune into the festivities starting at 5 p.m. on Paramount+, CBS and grammy.com. The ceremony can also be streamed on-demand through the Paramount+ app, but a cable subscription is required. “Entertainment Tonight” will begin its full Grammy pre-show coverage on CBS before the official awards ceremony starting at 4 p.m. Additional coverage will be available exclusively through the Recording Academy’s “Live From the Red Carpet” on Twitter.
Sam Smith will perform at the 65th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Feb. 5. (Photo by Amy Sussman, Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
Lizzo will perform at the 65th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Feb. 5. (Photo by Stefan Jeremiah, AP)
Bad Bunny will perform at the 65th annual Grammy Awards Ceremony in Los Angeles on Feb. 5. (Photo by Jennifer Cappuccio Maher, Contributing Photographer)
Luke Combs will perform at the 65th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Feb. 5. (Photo by Will Lester, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)
Brandi Carlile will perform at the 65th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Feb. 5. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer, Getty Images)
Mary J. Blige will perform at the 65th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Feb. 5. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG)
For the third consecutive year, comedian and “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah will return as the master of ceremonies.
As for performances, the Recording Academy has, so far, revealed that Americana singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile will take the stage. The already six-time Grammy award-winner is nominated in seven categories including record of the year and album of the year. Carlile also performed at the Grammys in 2019 and 2022.
Puerto Rican reggaeton superstar Bad Bunny will also perform. The “Tití Me Preguntó” singer is up for album of the year, best pop solo performance and best música urbana album for the 2022 record “Un Verano Sin Ti.” If Bad Bunny wins album of the year, he’ll make history with the first all-Spanish language record to win in that category. “Un Verano Sin Ti” is also the first album to receive album of the year nods at both the Grammys and Latin Grammys.
Compton native Steve Lacy, who is up for four nominations, including record of the year and song of the year for “Bad Habit,” will perform, too. If Lacy scores a trophy, it will mark the 24-year-old artists first Grammy win.
Other performances include country star Luke Combs, R&B sensation Lizzo, Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Kim Petras, English singer-songwriter Sam Smith and Mary J. Blige. Blige, a nine-time Grammy award-winner, is nominated for six awards this year.
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