Preview: Upcoming Grammy Awards 2018
This year, the Grammy Awards will be turning 60. It is expected to be one of the best yet, with amazing performances, great nominees, and an exciting host in James Corden, who is coming back to host for a second year in a row.
The show is returning to New York after being in Los Angeles for 15 years and will be held at Madison Square Garden. It will be broadcasted live on CBS on Sunday Jan. 28, 2018, at 7:30 ET.
Jay-Z leads this year’s nominations with eight overall, including album of the year for "4:44." He already has 21 Grammys and 74 nominations over the course of his rapping career. Along with Stevie Wonder and conductor Georg Solti, Jay-Z is tied for the third most-nominated artist in the Grammys history, behind Quincy Jones and the Beatles' own Paul McCartney.
The Grammys are also known for their performances. The hit makers that will be performing this year include Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, Kesha, SZA, Childish Gambino, Lady Gaga, Pink, and Little Big Town. Bruno Mars and Cardi B will be performing their new hit "Finesse." Alessia Cara, Khalid, and Logic will take on the stage together, most likely performing one of the best hits of the year, "1-800-273-8255," with a group of suicide attempt and loss survivors selected by the National Suicide Prevention lifeline.
This year's honorees are one of the best and most admired musical groups in the nation, Fleetwood Mac, and there will be special performances in their honor. This includes Jay-Z, John Legend, Lorde, Keith Urban, HAIM, and Harry Styles, according to USA Today.