The 60th annual Grammy Awards is making its way to the Big Apple on Sunday (January 28th) and there are tons of awards, performers and presenters to anticipate. The show will air live from Madison Square Garden on CBS at a new time, 7:30 pm (EST)/4:30 (PST). The event will be hosted by James Corden, making him the master of ceremonies for the second year in a row.
According to E! Online, Kendrick Lamar has been announced to open the show with a special performance, alongside U2 and Dave Chappelle. Other performers include Bruno Mars, Cardi B, SZA, Alessia Cara, Khalid, Logic, Lady Gaga, DJ Khaled, Rihanna, Bryson Tiller, Childish Gambino, Sam Smith, Elton John, Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi, Little Big Town, Kesha, P!nk, Patti Lupone with Ben Platt, Chris Stapleton with Emmylou Harris, Sting, Gary Clarke Jr. with Jon Batiste and Miley Cyrus.
According to Fox News, there will be special tributes honoring musicians Chuck Berry and Fats Domino. Country stars Maren Morris, Eric Church and Brothers Osborne will perform a tribute to victims who died at recent live music events.
- On another note, presenters for the evening include Tony Bennett, Kelly Clarkson, Eve, Nick Jonas, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Hailee Steinfeld, Donnie Wahlberg, Dave Chappelle, Jim Gaffigan, Sarah Silverman, Trevor Noah, Katie Holmes, Anna Kendrick and football player Victor Cruz.
- Artists are also planning to wear white roses to show support for the #TimesUp movement.
- This is the Grammys first time in NYC in 14 years.