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Grammys 2022 Tonight: How to Watch, Start Time, Nominations, Performers and More

Everything you need to know to tune into the biggest music awards show, hosted by Trevor Noah and featuring a performance from BTS.

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BTS performs on stage during the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards broadcast in March. 

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It feels like the Oscars just happened, but the next big awards show is here.

The 64th Grammy Awards take place on Sunday. All the big performers will be there, although Beyoncé isn't nominated and Kanye West is barred. Jungkook, the youngest member of BTS, had tested positive for Covid-19, but was reportedly confirmed to be available for BTS' scheduled performance.

The pandemic saw the Grammys delayed from their Jan. 31 original ceremony date. This year, performances will take place live on stage, instead of last year's hybrid Zoom in event.

Here's everything you need to know about the 2022 Grammys. We'll be following the show live here.

Grammys 2022 start time

The Grammys take place on Sunday at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET. You can watch Entertainment Weekly's coverage of the red carpet live on YouTube from 3:30 p.m. PT.

Before the telecast's General Field categories are announced, the Premiere Ceremony took place. It saw winners announced across 70 categories, including classical and jazz to R&B, Global music and more. You can see the full list of winners here (scroll down).

How to watch

The Grammys will be televised on CBS . If you've cut the cord (a cheaper option with major perks), you can livestream on YouTube TV , FuboTV , Hulu with Live TV and DirecTV Stream.

You can also stream the show live via Paramount+ for Premium subscribers for $10/month (the $5 ad-supported tier doesn't support live CBS).

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Who's hosting?

Trevor Noah is returning to host for the second time, after last year's show.

Who's nominated?

Jon Batiste leads nominations with 11, followed by Justin Bieber, Doja Cat and H.E.R. on eight, and Billie Eilish and Olivia Rodrigo on seven.  Taylor Swift, Lil Nas X, Kanye West, and duo Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett are up for Album of the Year. See the full list of nominees here.

Who's performing?

Seven artists will be performing at the show: Brothers Osborne, BTS, Brandi Carlile, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X with Jack Harlow and Olivia Rodrigo.

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