Everything You Need to Know About the Grammys 2024

Published January 30, 2024

The excitement is building for the 66th annual Grammy Awards taking place at Los Angeles' Crypto.com Arena. This renowned music event is set for a Sunday soon, and even though the date is approaching, there's still time to sort out your viewing plans for the music industry's biggest night.

Planning Your Grammy Experience

Whether you're looking to a stream the event or attend in person, there are various ways to enjoy the ceremony. The Premiere Ceremony, which distributes most of the awards, will be livestreamed earlier in the day. The main telecast is scheduled for 8 p.m. Eastern and will be available on CBS and the streaming service Paramount+, with some restrictions depending on your subscription type.

Host and Nominations

Returning for his fourth year, Grammy-nominated comedian Trevor Noah will host the show. Among this year's top nominees is SZA with nine nominations. She’s closely followed by Victoria Monet and Phoebe Bridgers, who both have seven nominations. Nominees for the best new artist category and other top honorees also contribute to the roster of exceptional talent recognized this year.

Performances and Presenters

A diverse lineup featuring SZA, Joni Mitchell, and many other notable artists is set to perform on the Grammy stage. In an exciting surprise, Joni Mitchell is planned to perform at the Grammys for the first time, following her moving live show at the Newport Folk Festival in 2022.

Where to Watch the Red Carpet

The glamorous red carpet event, always a highlight for fashion and music enthusiasts, will be covered live by E! and streamed online by The Associated Press, featuring in-depth interviews and a celebration of style.

New Categories and Rules

New categories at the Grammy Awards include best pop dance recording, best African music performance, and best alternative jazz album. Notably, the Recording Academy has made provisions concerning AI in music, emphasizing that while AI-generated music is eligible for nomination, awards will only be granted to human artists.

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