Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 Grammy Awards
The 61st annual Grammy Awards are set to take place on Feb. 10, 2019. The annual awards show is a celebration of all things music, and that includes plenty of country, Americana, folk and roots categories, too.
Need to know what's up with the 2019 Grammy Awards? To get the where, when and how of it all, as well as information on which of your favorite country, Americana, bluegrass and folk artists will be performing and/or nominated for awards, read on.
When and Where Are the 2019 Grammy Awards?
The 2019 Grammy Awards will be broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., on Feb. 10, 2019. The live, televised ceremony will be preceded by the Premiere Ceremony, which is streamed online.
Where Can I Watch the 2019 Grammy Awards and the 2019 Grammy Awards Red Carpet?
The televised 2019 Grammy Awards ceremony will air live on CBS at 8 p.m. ET; the pre-telecast Premiere Ceremony, meanwhile, will be available to stream online via Grammy.com and CBS.com as it happens.
Red carpet coverage of the 2019 Grammy Awards will also be available on Grammy.com as well as on CBS. The fun begins early in the afternoon, to make time for all of the festivities.
Who’s Hosting the 2019 Grammy Awards?
Singer and songwriter Alicia Keys will host the Grammy Awards in 2019. The 2019 Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony's host has yet to be announced.
What's New at the 2019 Grammy Awards?
Change is in the air at the Recording Academy. For the 2019 Grammy Awards, in the all-genre "big four" categories of Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Best New Artist, the number of nominees will be increased from five to eight. The Recording Academy hopes that this change will better reflect the diverse eligible artists and recordings -- and, as we saw when nominees were revealed, it was a decision that greatly benefited country and Americana artists.
For more on the changes in play at the 2019 Grammy Awards, visit Grammy.com.
Who’s Nominated at the 2019 Grammy Awards?
Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves and Brandi Carlile's names are all over the 2019 Grammy Awards nominees list. Nominations for the annual awards show, which is scheduled for early February, were announced on Dec. 7; a complete list of 2019 Grammy Awards nominees is available here.
Who’s Going to Win at the 2019 Grammy Awards?
We'll just have to wait and see! Ahead of the annual event, The Boot will be asking readers for predictions, though.
How Does Grammy Awards Voting Work?
The Recording Academy's voting members determine each year's Grammy Awards nominees and winners through a two-ballot voting process. Click here for The Boot's primer on Grammy Awards voting.
Who’s Performing at the 2019 Grammy Awards?
Kacey Musgraves and Dan + Shay are among the first announced performers for the 2019 Grammy Awards; in addition to Musgraves and Dan + Shay, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Post Malone, Shawn Mendes and Janelle Monáe will all perform during the ceremony, with additional performers to be announced.
Who’s Presenting at the 2019 Grammy Awards?
We'll update this story with presenters as they're revealed.
Who Will Be Attending the 2019 Grammy Awards?
The Grammy Awards are always packed full of the who's who of music. Expect to see the nominees and performers, of course -- but you never do know who'll show up!