The 60th Annual Grammy Awards this Sunday

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The 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards are set for this Sunday, with some of today’s biggest stars set to perform for what is undoubtedly music’s biggest night.

Artists confirmed to perform on this year’s telecast include Childish Gambino, Kesha, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Little Big Town, Pink, Sam Smith, Sting, SZA and U2. There will also be plenty of great collaborations, including Bruno Mars and Cardi B; DJ Khaled with Rihanna and Bryson Tiller; Logic with Alessia Cara and Khalid; Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and vocalist Zuleyka Rivera; Elton John and Miley Cyrus;  Emmylou Harris and Chris Stapleton and Patti LuPone and Ben Platt, who’ll pay tribute to Broadway, in honor of the show’s return to New York City for the first time in 15 years.

  • What’s more, Eric Church, Brothers Osborne and Maren Morris are set to pay tribute to the victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival, while Jon Batiste and Gary Clarke Jr., will pay tribute to Chuck Berry and Fats Domino.
  • Presenters for this year's telecast include: Tony Bennett, Dave Chappelle, Kelly Clarkson, Eve, Jim Gaffigan, Nick Jonas, Alicia Keys, John Legend and Sarah Silverman.
  • As for this year’s nominees, Jay-Z, who's already won 21 GRAMMYs, leads the pack with eight nominations, including Album of the Year for "4:44," Record of the Year for "The Story of O.J." and Song of the Year for "4:44." Also nabbing multiple nods this year are  Kendrick Lamar with seven, and Bruno Mars with six.

The 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards, hosted by James Corden, airs Sunday on CBS at 7:30 live from Madison Square Garden in New York. Check out some of the nominees below and click here for the complete list.

60th Annual Grammy Award Nominees

Record Of The Year

  • "Redbone" - Childish Gambino
  • "Despacito" - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
  • "The Story Of O.J." - JAY-Z
  • "HUMBLE." - Kendrick Lamar
  • "24K Magic" - Bruno Mars

Album Of The Year

  • "Awaken, My Love!" - Childish Gambino
  • "4:44" - JAY-Z
  • "DAMN." - Kendrick Lamar
  • "Melodrama" - Lorde
  • "24K Magic" - Bruno Mars

Song Of The Year

  • "Despacito" - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
  • "4:44" - JAY-Z
  • "Issues" - Julia Michaels
  • "1-800-273-8255" - Logic Featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid
  • "That's What I Like" - Bruno Mars

Best New Artist

  • Alessia Cara
  • Khalid
  • Lil Uzi Vert
  • Julia Michaels
  • SZA

Best Pop Solo Performance

  • "Love So Soft" - Kelly Clarkson
  • "Praying" - Kesha
  • "Million Reasons" - Lady Gaga
  • "What About Us" - P!nk
  • "Shape Of You" - Ed Sheeran

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

  • "Something Just Like This" ­- The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
  • "Despacito" - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
  • "Thunder" - Imagine Dragons
  • "Feel It Still" - Portugal. The Man
  • "Stay" - Zedd & Alessia Cara

Best Pop Vocal Album

  • "Kaleidoscope EP" — Coldplay
  • "Lust For Life" — Lana Del Rey
  • "Evolve" — Imagine Dragons
  • "Rainbow" — Kesha
  • "Joanne" — Lady Gaga
  • ""÷ (Divide) — Ed Sheeran

Best Rock Performance

“You Want It Darker” — Leonard Cohen“The Promise” — Chris Cornell“Run” — Foo Fighters“No Good” — Kaleo“Go To War” — Nothing More

Best Rock Song

  • “Atlas, Rise!” — Metallica
  • “Blood In The Cut” — K.Flay
  • “Go To War” — Nothing More
  • “Run” — Foo Fighters
  • “The Stage” — Avenged Sevenfold

Best Rock Album

  • "Emperor Of Sand" — Mastodon
  • "Hardwired…To Self-Destruct" — Metallica
  • "The Stories We Tell Ourselves" — Nothing More
  • "Villains" — Queens Of The Stone Age
  • "A Deeper Understanding" — The War On Drugs

Best Alternative Music Album

  • "Everything Now" — Arcade Fire
  • "Humanz" — Gorillaz
  • "American Dream" — LCD Soundsystem
  • "Pure Comedy" — Father John Misty
  • "Sleep Well Beast" — The National

Best R&B Performance

  • “Get You” — Daniel Caesar Featuring Kali Uchis
  • “Distraction” — Kehlani
  • “High” — Ledisi
  • “That’s What I Like” — Bruno Mars
  • “The Weekend” — SZA

Best R&B Song

“First Began” — PJ Morton“Location” — Khalid“Redbone” —Childish Gambino“Supermodel” — SZA“That’s What I Like” — Bruno Mars

Best R&B Album

"Freudian" — Daniel Caesar"Let Love Rule" — Ledisi"24K Magic" — Bruno Mars"Gumbo" — PJ Morton"Feel The Real" –Musiq Soulchild

 

 

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