The 2020 Grammys, the 63rd annual event, are set for Jan. 26, an entire two weeks in front of when a year ago’s ceremony was held, at Staples Center in Los Angeles. In any case, the night vows to deliver everything watchers want in an awards show, including drama over who brings home the awards, drama over the fashion and drama over the one-night-only performances.
Not surprisingly, the show pretense on CBS, starting at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. No cable? Don’t worry about it. Music fans can get the Grammys on CBS All Access which offers a free, one-week preliminary.
The individuals who do tune in will see performances from Lizzo; Ariana Grande; Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton; Billie Eilish; and Aerosmith, to give some examples. Demi Lovato additionally will show up at the Grammys and her first significant presentation since her overdose in July 2018. At that point, there’s the tribute to late artist Nipsey Hussle, booked to include John Legend, Meek Mill, DJ Khaled and more.
Alicia Keys is hosting the current year’s occasion, where Lizzo is the most nominated artist. She has taken shots at eight (!) trophies. Eilish and Lil Nas X are both not far behind her with six nominations each.
Every one of the three of the night’s top nominees will go head to head with one another and five additional musicians — Black Pumas; Maggie Rogers; Rosalia; Tank and the Bangas; and Yola — in the category of Best New Artist.