Moving from its usual Sunday evening slot to Monday (Feb. 15), the 58th annual Grammy Awards will take place live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Ca. Returning to host the show for a fifth time is “NCIS” star and two-time Grammy award winner LL Cool J.
The star studded ceremony kicks off at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS, and a live stream will be available to audiences from the CBS All Access website here.
Leading the pack in nominations this year is rapper Kendrick Lamar with a total of 11 nods. Trailing behind him with 7 nods each is pop star Taylor Swift and R&B breakout, The Weeknd. Swift is also set to open the show by performing one of the latest tracks from her album “1989.” Check out the full list of nominees here.
Other performers slated to take the stage include Alabama Shakes, Adele, Miguel, Kendrick Lamar, Little Big Town, Justin Bieber, and many more.
Lady Gaga will be singing a a tribute to David Bowie, while Luke Bryan, Demi Lovato, Meghan Trainor, and John Legend will be teaming up to honor Lionel Richie — this year’s recipient of the MusiCares’ Person of the Year. One of the most highly anticipated performances might be from the cast of Broadway’s latest monster hit show, “Hamilton,” whose soundtrack is up for an award.
For the first time this year, CBS will be airing their own “Red Carpet Live” coverage which will begin at 6 p.m. ET/PT. Viewers can check-in online early to see who’s wearing what via live stream at both E! online beginning at 2:55 p.m. ET/PT and the official Grammys website here beginning at 3 p.m. ET/PT.
The pre-telecast that the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences holds before the main event — in which 70 of the 80 less flashy awards are presented — will begin at 9:30 a.m. ET/PT at the Microsoft Theatre.
The early ceremony will be hosted by comedian Jay Mohr, who’s nominated this year in the Best Comedy Album category. The event will be available for live stream viewing here at CBS.com.