The 65the The Grammys, which rewards the music industry, will be televised Sunday at 8 p.m. on CBS and City TV. The awards ceremony, hosted by Trevor Noah for the third consecutive year, will be held live at the Crypto.com Amphitheater in Los Angeles. Here are five things to watch out for on this always colorful evening.
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With nine nominations, Beyoncé dominates the 65th edition of the Grammys with her album Renaissance, released last summer. The 41-year-old artist, who just announced a world tour, has a record-breaking 88 for most career Grammy nominations. Kendrick Lamar and his album Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers follow with eight nominations. We then find Brits Adele and Brandi Carlisle at seven for the albums 30 and In These Silent Days.
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Bad Bunny’s performance at Yankee Stadium in 2022.
Several artists perform. We can see Bad Bunny, Mary J. Blige, Brandi Carlile, Luke Combs, Steve Lacy, Lizzo, Kim Petras, Sam Smith and Harry Styles. There will also be a tribute segment featuring Kacey Musgraves, Sheryl Crow, Mick Fleetwood, Bonnie Raitt, Maverick City Music and Quavo paying tribute to Loretta Lynn, Christine McVie and Takeoff, who died in 2022.
THE ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Who Wins the Grammy for Rock Album of the Year? We find in the nomination The Black Keys (Dropout Boogie), Elvis Costello & The Imposters (The Boy Named If), Idles (Crawler), Machine Gun Kelly (Mainstream Sellout), Spoon (Lucifer on the Sofa) and good old Ozzy Ozbourne with patient number 9.
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Chef Yannick Nézet-Séguin already has a Grammy on his shelves. This year he could add five more. He is nominated in the Best Opera Recording category with the contemporary works Eurydice by Matthew Aucoin and Fire Shut Up in My Bones by Terence Blanchard presented at the MET. He is also nominated for Best Choral Performance with the concerto Verdi: Requiem – The Met Remembers 9/11, Pianist for Best Vocal Solo Album for Voice of Nature: The Anthropocene by soprano Renée Fleming, and Best Classic Collection with the album A concert for Ukraine.
Despite the controversy surrounding Win Butler, who is the target of sexual misconduct allegations, Arcade Fire’s WE is nominated for a Grammy for Best Alternative Album of the Year. The Montreal band competes for their self-titled album with Big Thief (Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You), Björk (Fossora), Karen O’s Yeah Yeah Yeahs (Cool It Down) and sparkling British duo Wet Leg.