2023 Grammys stay updates – Los Angeles Times

There are 91 awards to be handed out at Sunday’s sixty fifth Grammy Awards, however one particularly could decide how historical past views this 12 months’s ceremony.

The 10 artists nominated for the celebrated album of the 12 months trophy embrace pop idol Harry Styles, Puerto Rican celebrity Bad Bunny, hip-hop nice Kendrick Lamar and Grammy-beloved vocal powerhouses Brandi Carlile and Adele. But all eyes, at Crypto.com Arena and at residence, shall be on Beyoncé, whose critically adored “Renaissance” LP generated a number one 9 Grammy nominations this 12 months and who, regardless of all her Grammy accolades — tied along with her husband Jay-Z for most-ever Grammy nods (88); winner of 28 Grammys over her profession — has by no means taken residence album of the 12 months.

As she prepares to embark on a sure-to-be-sold-out stadium world tour, Beyoncé is doing simply effective, thanks. It’s arduous to say the identical concerning the Grammys, although, which, like all network-televised awards exhibits, has seen its scores nosedive through the years, and, maybe worse, has battled the notion that it doesn’t correctly acknowledge Black music and its artists, particularly those that are a part of the hip-hop technology.

The Grammys has finished admirable work the previous few years making its voting bloc youthful and extra inclusive, and it exhibits within the nominations: Lamar has the second-most with eight; Bad Bunny’s “Un Verano Sin Ti” is the primary Spanish-language album to ever earn an album of the 12 months nod; R&B polymaths Lizzo and Steve Lacy are battling for music and file of the 12 months. But all that progress, says The Times’ Mikael Wood, will largely be for naught if Beyoncé doesn’t stroll away on Sunday evening with the Grammy equal of finest image.

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Here are another key awards and performances to look at for:

* Taylor Swift is nominated for the sixth time for music of the 12 months, for “All Too Well (10 Minute Version).” Shockingly, the girl thought-about a generational songwriter has by no means claimed this prize.

* The finest new artist class is vast open this 12 months. With Brazilian singer Anitta, alt-rock duo Wet Leg, bluegrass singer-guitarist Molly Tuttle, R&B artist Muni Long and rapper Latto, plus 5 extra, among the many nominees, your guess is pretty much as good as ours (we’re guessing Tuttle).

* Confirmed performers embrace Styles, Bad Bunny, Lizzo, Lacy, a fiftieth anniversary of hip-hop tribute that includes Grandmaster Flash, De La Soul, Missy Elliott, Future, GloRilla, Lil Wayne, Public Enemy and lots of extra, and an In Memoriam section honoring, amongst others, Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie, nation legend Loretta Lynn and Migos rapper Takeoff.

Trevor Noah will host the ceremony, which airs at 5 p.m. on KCBS-TV Channel 2 and streams on Paramount+.

The Premiere Ceremony, throughout which a lot of the 91 Grammy awards are handed out, will stream stay on the Recording Academy’s YouTube web page and on stay.grammy.com, starting at 12:30 p.m. Pacific time.

And The Times shall be liveblogging all of it, from the primary Premiere Ceremony award at brunch time to the night’s final.