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H.E.R. hit the GRAMMY stage again this year. The Grammy-award winner started on the piano, being backed by a string section and a chorus of singers as she performed her new soulful single Sometimes.

Right after the performance, H.E.R. unleashed the studio version check it out below.

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Tyler The Creator made his GRAMMY debut performance tonight as he brought his IGOR hits to life. Starting his set off with the help of Charlie Wilson and Boyz II Men with “EARFQUAKE” around a campfire while donning his signature blonde wig. Tyler then switched things up when he performed “NEW MAGIC WAND” while joined by several Tyler ook-alikes.

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Up for 5 Grammy nominations, Arina Grande made her return to the GRAMMY awards. Starting things off with her single Imagine, before turning things up and Pink with her Rodgers and Hammerstein sampled track “7 rings.” She then ended the performance with “thank u, next”

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Woman of the night Lizzo opened up the 62nd GRAMMY Awards. Tonight is for Kobe!” she said before starting her performance of song Jerome and her chart-topping single Truth Hurts.

The night has already proven to be a success for Lizzo as she has already won three awards including Best Urban Contemporary Album (Cuz I Love You), Best Traditional R&B Performance (“Jerome”), and Best Pop Solo Performance for “Truth Hurts.” Check out her performance below.

 

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It’s that time again, as we prepare for another GRAMMY’s season, the recording academy announced the nominees for the 62nd annual award show.

Leading the pack of nominations this year is Lizzo with eight, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist and Additionally, Best Urban Contemporary Album and Best R&B Performance for and Best Traditional R&B Performance. Following behind her with 6 nominations is Lil Nas X and Billie Eillish. Hosted by Alicia Keys for the second time in the row, the GRAMMY’s will air live on Aring live Sunday January 26th at the STAPLES Center and will be broadcast live on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m.

62nd Annual Grammy Awards Nominations
RECORD OF THE YEAR
“Hey, Ma” – Bon Iver
“Bad Guy” – Billie Eilish
“7 Rings” – Ariana Grande
“Hard Place” – H.E.R.
“Talk” – Khalid
“Old Town Road” – Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus
“Truth Hurts” – Lizzo
“Sunflower” – Post Malone & Swae Lee

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
I, I – Bon Iver
Norman F-ing Rockwell! – Lana Del Rey
When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? – Billie Eilish
Thank U, Next – Ariana Grande
I Used To Know Her – H.E.R.
7 – Lil Nas X
Cuz I Love You (Deluxe) – Lizzo
Father of the Bride – Vampire Weekend

SONG OF THE YEAR
“Always Remember Us This Way” – Natalie Hemby, Lady Gaga, Hillary Lindsey & Lori McKenna, songwriters (Lady Gaga)
“Bad Guy” – Billie Eilish O’Connell & Finneas O’Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish)
“Bring My Flowers Now” – Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth & Tanya Tucker, songwriters (Tanya Tucker)
“Hard Place” – Ruby Amanfu, Sam Ashworth, D. Arcelious Harris. H.E.R. & Rodney Jerkins, songwriters (H.E.R.)
“Lover” – Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift)
“Norman F-ing Rockwell” – Jack Antonoff & Lana Del Rey, songwriters (Lana Del Rey)
“Someone You Loved” – Tom Barnes, Lewis Capaldi, Pere Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn & Sam Roman, songwriters (Lewis Capaldi)
“Truth Hurts” – Steven Cheung, Eric Frederic, Melissa Jefferson & Jesse Saint John, songwriters (Lizzo)

BEST NEW ARTIST
Black Pumas
Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
Maggie Rogers
Rosalía
Tank and the Bangas
Yola

BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE
“Spirit” – Beyoncé
“Bad Guy” – Billie Eilish
“7 Rings” – Ariana Grande
“Truth Hurts” – Lizzo
“You Need To Calm Down” – Taylor Swift

BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE
“Boyfriend” – Ariana Grande & Social House
“Sucker” – Jonas Brothers
“Old Town Road” – Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus
“Señorita” – Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM
The Lion King: The Gift – Beyoncé
When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go – Billie Eilish
Thank U, Next – Ariana Grande
No. 6 Collaborations Project – Ed Sheeran
Lover – Taylor Swift

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE
“Pretty Waste” – Bones UK
“This Land” – Gary Clark Jr.
“History Repeats” – Brittany Howard
“Woman” – Karen O & Danger Mouse
“Too Bad” – Rival Sons

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE
“Love Again” – Daniel Caesar & Brandy
“Could’ve Been” – H.E.R. & Bryson Tiller
“Exactly How I Feel” – Lizzo & Gucci Mane
“Roll Some Mo” – Lucky Daye
“Come Home” – Anderson .Paak & André 3000

BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE
“Time Today” – BJ The Chicago Kid
“Steady Love” – India.Arie
“Jerome” – Lizzo
“Real Games” – Lucky Daye
“Built For Love” – PJ Morton & Jazmine Sullivan

BEST R&B SONG
“Could’ve Been” – Dernst Emile Ii, David “Swagg R’celious” Harris, H.E.R. & Hue “Soundzfire” Strother, Songwriters (H.E.R. Ft. Bryson Tiller)
“Look At Me Now” – Emily King & Jeremy Most, Songwriters (Emily King)
“No Guidance” – Chris Brown, Tyler James Bryant, Nija Charles, Aubrey Graham, Anderson Hernandez, Michee Patrick Lebrun, Joshua Lewis, Noah Shebib & Teddy Walton, Songwriters (Chris Brown Ft. Drake)
“Roll Some Mo” – David Brown, Dernst Emile Ii & Peter Lee Johnson, Songwriters (Lucky Daye)
“Say So” – Pj Morton, Songwriter (Pj Morton Ft. Jojo)

BEST URBAN CONTEMPORARY ALBUM
Apollo XXI – Steve Lacy
Cuz I Love You (Deluxe) – Lizzo
Overload – Georgia Anne Muldrow
Saturn – Nao
Being Human In Public – Jessie Reyez

BEST R&B ALBUM
1123 – BJ The Chicago Kid
Painted – Lucky Daye
Ella Mai – Ella Mai
Paul – PJ Morton
Ventura – Anderson .Paak

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE
“Middle Child” – J.Cole
“Suge” – DaBaby
“Down Bad” – Dreamville ft. J.I.D, Bas, J. Cole, Earthgang & Young Nudy
“Racks In The Middle” – Nipsey Hussle ft. Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy
“Clout” – Offset ft. Cardi B

BEST RAP/SUNG COLLABORATION
“Higher” – DJ Khaled ft. Nipsey Hussle & John Legend
“Drip Too Hard” – Lil Baby & Gunna
“Panini” – Lil Nas X
“Ballin” – Mustard ft. Roddy Ricch
“The London” – Young Thug ft. J. Cole & Travis Scott

BEST RAP SONG
“Bad Idea” – Chancelor Bennett, Cordae Dunston, Uforo Ebong & Daniel Hackett, songwriters (YBN Cordae ft. Chance The Rapper)
“Gold Roses” – Noel Cadastre, Aubrey Graham, Anderson Hernandez, Khristopher Riddick-tynes, William Leonard Roberts Ii, Joshua Quinton Scruggs, Leon Thomas Iii & Ozan Yildirim, songwriters (Rick Ross ft. Drake)
“A Lot” – Jermaine Cole, Dacoury Natche, 21 Savage & Anthony White, songwriters (21 Savage ft. J. Cole)
“Racks In The Middle” – Ermias Asghedom, Dustin James Corbett, Greg Allen Davis, Chauncey Hollis, Jr. & Rodrick Moore, songwriters (Nipsey Hussle ft. Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy)
“Suge” – DaBaby, Jetsonmade & Pooh Beatz, songwriters (DaBaby)

BEST RAP ALBUM
Revenge Of The Dreamers III – Dreamville
Championships – Meek Mill
i am > i was – 21 Savage
IGOR – Tyler, The Creator
The Lost Boy – YBN Cordae

BEST COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA
The Lion King: The Songs – (Various Artists)
Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood – (Various Artists)
Rocketman – Taron Egerton
Spider-man: Into The Spider-Verse – (Various Artists)
A Star Is Born – Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA
“The Ballad Of The Lonesome Cowboy” – Randy Newman, songwriter (Chris Stapleton); Track from: “Toy Story 4”
“Girl In The Movies” – Dolly Parton & Linda Perry, songwriters (Dolly Parton); Track from: “Dumplin’”
“I’ll Never Love Again (Film Version)” – Natalie Hemby, Lady Gaga, Hillary Lindsey & Aaron Raitiere, songwriters (Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper); Track from: A Star Is Born
“Spirit” – Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Timothy McKenzie & Ilya Salmanzadeh, songwriters (Beyoncé); Track from: “The Lion King”
“Suspirium” – Thom Yorke, songwriter (Thom Yorke); Track from: “Suspiria”

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, NON-CLASSICAL
Jack Antonoff
Dan Auerbach
John Hill
Finneas
Ricky Reed

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
“We’ve Got To Try” – The Chemical Brothers, Ellie Fry, video director; Ninian Doff, video producer
“This Land” – Gary Clark Jr., Savanah Leaf, video director; Alicia Martinez, video producer
“Cellophane” – FKA twigs, Andrew Thomas Huang, video director; Alex Chamberlain, video producer
“Old Town Road (Official Movie)” – Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus, Calmatic, video director; Candice Dragonas, Melissa Larsen & Saul Levitz, video producers
“Glad He’s Gone” – Tove Lo, Vania Heymann & Gal Muggia, video directors; Natan Schottenfels, video producer

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Last night the GRAMMYs took over the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Hosted by Alicia Keys, music’s biggest night was packed with performances from Camilla Cabello and Young Thug, Janelle Monáe, Cardi B, Post Malone, H.E.R., Travis Scott, Jennifer Lopez, Shawn Mendes, Lady Gaga, Red Hot Chili Peppers, the iconic Diana Ross, and more.

Janelle Monae

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H.E.R.

Post Malone and Red Hot Chili Peppers

Travis Scott with James Blake, Earth, Wind & Fire, and Mike Dean

Chloe and Halle – Where Is the Love ( Donny Hathaway tribute)

Yolanda Adams, Fantasia, and Audra Day – Aretha Franklin Tribute

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With the GRAMMY’s airing live this Sunday the music academy continues to add more artist to their line up. In a tweet shared this morning, the GRAMMY’s announced Lady Gaga, Fantasia, ChloeXHalle Travis Scott, St. Vincent, and Andra Day. Mark Ronson and Dua Lipa will hit the stage.

They also joing previously announced performers that includes Cardi B, Camila Cabello, Janelle Monae, and more. The GRAMMY’s also announced that Jennifer Lopez will give a Motown tribute ar this years cerimony. This did not go well with Twitter as a lot of people asked Why J.lo? This is a good question to ask seeing as we are celebrating Motwon and with it being Black History month, one has to ask where are the black singers and why did J.lo even agree to do this? The GRAMMY’S will air live this Sunday at 8 p.m. on CBS.

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ALICIA KEYS photographed by Brigitte Lacombe in New York, NY on March 17, 2018

Last month we saw all the nominees for this year’s 2019 GRAMMY awards, now today, the host of music biggest night has been officially announced.

This year’s host is no other than 15 time GRAMMY winner Alicia Keys. A.Keys made the announcement today via twitter “Come vibe with me when I host the Grammys on Sunday, February 10th at 8pm on CBS and CBS All Access. It’s gonna be a zone, zone, zone,” she promises, referencing one of her husband Swizz Beatz’s many catchphrases.

The 2019 GRAMMYs air live from L.A.’s Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 8pm on CBS.