A preview of what to expect at the Grammys!


Music’s biggest night is almost here. The 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards are set for Sunday, with a star-studded lineup that’s guaranteed to entertain.

This year’s performers include Adele, Kelsea Ballerini, Lukas Graham, Bruno Mars, Anderson.Paak, Katy Perry, Sturgill Simpson and A Tribe Called Quest, with rumors that Beyoncé will turn up as well. In addition, the show will feature some unique collaborations including performances by Metallica with Lady Gaga, John Legend with Cynthia Erivo, Maren Morris with Alicia Keys, The Weekend and Daft Punk and Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood.

The GRAMMYs are also set to pay tribute to Prince and George Michael, who both passed away this year, although so far there’s no word on who’ll be performing during the tributes. The show will also feature a tribute to the Bee Gees and a celebration of the 40th anniversary of “Saturday Night Fever,” featuring performances by Little Big Town, Demi Lovato, Andra Day and Tori Kelly 

  • Beyoncé leads this year’s pack of nominees with nine, including nods for Album of the Year for “Lemonade,” Record of the Year and Song of the Year for “Formation” and even a Best Rock Performance nomination for “Don’t Hurt Yourself,” featuring Jack White. Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West each have eight nods, with Adele, earning five, including nods in the three major categories Album of the Year for “25” and Record of the Year and Song of the Year for “Hello.”

The 59th annual GRAMMY Awards, hosted by James Corden, airs Sunday on CBS at 8pm ET.

 

59th Annual GRAMMY Nominations (click here for a complete list)

 

Album Of The Year

  • “25” — Adele
  • “Lemonade” — Beyoncé
  • “Purpose” — Justin Bieber
  • “Views” — Drake
  • “A Sailor's Guide To Earth” — Sturgill Simpson

Record Of The Year

  • "Hello" — Adele
  • "Formation" — Beyoncé
  • "7 Years" — Lukas Graham
  • "Work" — Rihanna Featuring Drake
  • "Stressed Out" — Twenty One Pilots

Song Of The Year

  • "Formation" — Khalif Brown, Asheton Hogan, Beyoncé Knowles & Michael L. Williams II, songwriters (Beyoncé)
  • "Hello" — Adele Adkins & Greg Kurstin, songwriters (Adele)
  • "I Took A Pill In Ibiza" — Mike Posner, songwriter (Mike Posner)
  • "Love Yourself" — Justin Bieber, Benjamin Levin & Ed Sheeran, songwriters (Justin Bieber)
  • "7 Years" — Lukas Forchhammer, Stefan Forrest, Morten Pilegaard & Morten Ristorp, songwriters (Lukas Graham)

Best New Artist

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • The Chainsmokers
  • Chance The Rapper
  • Maren Morris
  • Anderson .Paak

Best Pop Vocal Album

  • “25” — Adele
  • “Purpose” — Justin Bieber
  • “Dangerous Woman” — Ariana Grande
  • “Confident” — Demi Lovato
  • “This Is Acting” — Sia

Best Pop Solo Performance

  • "Hello" — Adele
  • "Hold Up" — Beyonce
  • "Love Yourself" — Justin Bieber
  • "Piece By Piece (Idol Version)" — Kelly Clarkson
  • "Dangerous Woman" — Ariana Grande

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

  • "Closer" — The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
  • "7 Years" — Lukas Graham
  • "Work" — Rihanna Featuring Drake
  • "Cheap Thrills" — Sia Featuring Sean Paul
  • "Stressed Out" — Twenty One Pilots

photo: The Grammys on Facebook 

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