Grammys 2021: Where to Watch and Stream the 63rd Annual Award Show
Music’s Biggest Night is almost here. There have been plenty of questions about the 63rd annual Grammy Awards from who’s performing to where you to watch and stream the ceremony.
Below are the answers to those questions and more.
Who’s hosting the Grammys?
The Recording Academy announced in November that The Daily Show‘s Trevor Noah will be hosting the award ceremony on Sunday, March 14.
“Despite the fact that I am extremely disappointed that the GRAMMYs have refused to have me sing or be nominated for Best Pop Album, I am thrilled to be hosting this auspicious event,” Noah said in a statement. “I think as a one-time GRAMMY nominee, I am the best person to provide a shoulder to all the amazing artists who do not win on the night because I too know the pain of not winning the award! (This is a metaphorical shoulder, I’m not trying to catch Corona). See you at the 63rd GRAMMYs!”
Noah received a nomination for Best Comedy Album in 2020.
“With a knack for keeping viewers engaged and entertained, Trevor is the perfect choice to lead us through what’s sure to be an incredible evening full of music, unforgettable moments, unity and inspiration,” Harvey Manson Jr., Chair & Interim President/CEO of the Recording Academy, said. “He is a dynamic host, comedian, and personality and we’re thrilled to welcome him to the GRAMMY stage as host of Music’s Biggest Night for the first time.”
Who’s performing and who’s nominated this year?
This year’s ceremony will look different than previous years. Instead of being held inside the Staples Center, an outdoor set at the Los Angeles Convention Center will used. There will be performances from remote locations as well.
The artists set to perform include Taylor Swift, Harry Styles, Cardi B, Bad Bunny, BTS, Post Malone, Billie Eilish, Doja Cat, Miranda Lambert, Megan Thee Stallion, Brandi Carlile, DaBaby, HAIM, Chris Martin, John Mayer, Black Pumas, and Roddy Ricch.
Click here for the full lineup of performers.
As for the nminations this year, Beyoncé received the most with nine. Lipa, Roddy Ricch, and Taylor Swift are behind Queen Bey with six nominations each.
The late singer Selena Quintanilla will be posthumously honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Click here for the full list of nominees.
How to watch the Grammys on TV and online
Prior to the big event, the 63rd GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony will take place on Sunday starting at 3 p.m. ET and will be streamed live via GRAMMY.com. The event will be hosted by Jhené Aiko and feature a number of performances by several artists including Burna Boy, Lido Pimienta, Poppy, and Rufus Wainwright.
To catch the 63rd annual award show you can tune into CBS at 8 p.m. ET or stream it live on Paramount+ as well as through YouTube TV and Hulu Live TV.