It's almost GRAMMYs time, music fans! The 65th Annual GRAMMY Awards ceremony will be happening this Sunday, February 5, live on CBS and streaming on Paramount+. Here's everything you need to know about "Music's Biggest Night."
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While the full list of presenters is still forthcoming, comedian Trevor Noah is set to return for a three-peat as host this year for the 65th Annual GRAMMY awards at Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena on February 5, following his departure after a successful seven-year run on Comedy Central's The Daily Show.
Performers scheduled to take the stage this year include Bad Bunny, Mary J. Blige, Brandi Carlile, Luke Combs, Steve Lacy, Lizzo, Kim Petras, Sam Smith, and Harry Styles, with additional artists expected to be announced in the coming days. According to Variety, DJ Khaled is rumored to be taking the stage as well, possibly with Jay-Z, whose Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, John Legend, and Fridayy collab “GOD DID” is up for three awards this year, including Song Of The Year.
A few all-star tributes are also planned, with Kacey Musgraves paying homage to the late Loretta Lynn; Sheryl Crow, Mick Fleetwood, and Bonnie Raitt honoring late Fleetwood Mac member Christine McVie; and Maverick City Music and Quavo performing in memory of late-Migos rapper Takeoff.
This year's major milestone celebrating 50 years of Hip-Hop will also get its own tribute, curated by Questlove, featuring The Roots, DJ Drama, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Missy Elliott, Future, Glorilla, GrandMaster Flash, Wu-Tang Clan's Method Man, Nelly, Public Enemy, Queen Latifah and more.
With such a competitive list of nominees for Album of the Year, we simply can’t wait to see who takes home the gold as Beyoncé and Adele go head-to-head once again for the first time since 2017, while Mary J. Blige, Bad Bunny, ABBA, Brandi Carlile, Coldplay, Kendrick Lamar, Lizzo, and Harry Styles are also strong contenders.
But that's just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to impressive accomplishments this year. Rocker Ozzy Osbourne, who recently announced his retirement from touring the globe, is up for quite a few awards after being missing from the GRAMMYs stage for almost a decade thanks to his 2022 album, Patient Number 9.
A number of Special Merit Awards will be distributed this year as well for singer and songwriter Bobby McFerrin, blues singer Ma Rainey, CHIC's Nile Rodgers, rapper Slick Rick, The Supremes, Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart, and lastly, Seattle Alt-rockers Nirvana.
The 2023 GRAMMY Awards returns to Los Angeles' Crypto.com Arena on Sunday, February 5, 2023, and will broadcast live on CBS and stream live and on-demand on Paramount+ at 8-11:30PM ET / 5-8:30PM PT.
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