Grammys 2018: Start time, livestream, nominees, performances and more
Find out how to watch the Grammy Awards if you don’t have cable.
The Grammy Awards 2018 Live Stream
What: The 60th Annual Grammy Awards
Host: James Corden
Date: January 28, 2018
Time: 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT on CBS.
On TV: Watch on CBS
Streaming Online: Click Here (A Free Registration Required)
The Grammys are coming early this year. And moving from one coast to the other. Usually held in mid-February in Los Angeles, the Grammy Awards will take place this Sunday in New York City. The Grammys scoot up a few weeks every four years to avoid competing with the Winter Olympics. And for the first time since 2003, the Grammys will take place not in Los Angeles but New York City.
James Corden will host. This is Corden’s second year hosting the Grammy Awards, following LL Cool J’s four-year run. James Corden is the well-loved host of “The Late Late Show with James Corden,” featuring his popular segment, “Carpool Karaoke.”
Who are the nominees?
If “Despacito” is still looping in your head, you won’t be surprised it’s up for song of the year, alongside Jay-Z’s “4:44,” “Issues,” “1-800-273-8255” and “That’s What I Like.” Album of the year include albums from artists Childish Gambino, Lorde, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars. Those are the nominees for some of the big categories. On Sunday morning, Variety reported that rock band and Grammy nominee Avenged Sevenfold would not be attending the Grammys, since the best rock song award would not be televised.
Among the many artists performing are Childish Gambino, Kesha, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Pink and SZA. Other performances include Elton John with Miley Cyrus, Sam Smith, Alessia Cara, Logic and Little Big Town. If you don’t have a cable or satellite TV subscription, you can still watch all of the performances and see who takes home the hardware with one of many live streaming options.
When do the Grammy Awards start?
The 60th annual Grammy Awards start Sunday, Jan. 28 at 4:30 p.m. PT/7:30 p.m. ET. This year, the show will take place in New York City, rather than Los Angeles. It airs on CBS.
How to watch the Grammys online
To watch the Grammy Awards, you’ll need to find a streaming service that not only offers CBS, but a live feed of CBS and not just on-demand content. In many markets, you can watch on-demand but not live content from CBS and the other local networks.
CBS All Access
You can watch the Grammys on CBS All Access if you live in one of these 185 markets where the service offers live TV. CBS All Access costs $5.99 a month (or $9.99 a month for no commercials during on-demand shows), but there is a 7-day free trial for new subscribers. It’s available on a wide variety of streaming devices, including Apple TV ($179.00 at Apple), Amazon Fire TV ($69.99 at Amazon.com), Google Chromecast and. You can also get it on game consoles like the or Xbox One ($248.72 at Amazon.com) and phones and tablets running Android or iOS. (For the record: CNET is a division of CBS.)
The $40 Access plan ofincludes CBS. Channel lineups vary by region, so check out which live, local networks you get on the PlayStation Vue Plans page.
basic, $35-a-month Live a Little package includes CBS. You can use its channel lookup tool to see if you get a live feed of CBS and the other local networks in your zip code.
Hulu with Live TV
costs $40 a month and includes CBS, but check to see which live channels Hulu offers in your area.
costs $35 a month and includes live local channels, including CBS. It’s available in dozens of major metro markets, with more being added all the time.
Free over-the-air TV
If you live in an area with good reception, you can watch for free on over-the-air broadcast channels just by attaching an affordable (under $30) indoor antenna to nearly any TV to watch the major networks, including CBS.
How to Watch the 2018 Grammys Live Stream
The Grammys return to New York this Sunday for the first time in 15 years and feature performances from nominees Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars, Kesha, Pink, and many more.
The 60th Grammy Awards will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden at 4:30 p.m. PT/7:30 p.m. ET on CBS. “The Late Late Show” host James Corden returns to emcee the ceremony for a second year.
Cord-cutters can tune into the show using CBS All Access, which allows for a seven-day free trial. Music lovers can also watch the live stream on an iPad and iPhone, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Google Chromecast, Apple TV, PS4, and Xbox.
If you’re more interested in who wore whom than who won what, CBS’ “Red Carpet Live” special airs an hour before the show. “Entertainment Tonight’s” Nancy O’Dell, Kevin Frazier, and Keltie Knight will host. E! will also air a red carpet special starting at 2:30 p.m. PT.
Additionally, “Grammys Live From the Red Carpet” will be live-streamed on GRAMMY.com, and The Recording Academy Facebook page and CBS Facebook page beginning at 12 p.m. PT.
Other performers for the night include Chris Stapleton, Maren Morris, Ben Platt, Rihanna, and U2. Competing to take home the coveted title of album of the year are Childish Gambino, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, and Bruno Mars. Among other awards, Adele won album of the year, song of the year, and record of the year in 2017.
Newcomer SZA, who is nominated for best new artist with Alessia Cara, Khalid, Lil Uzi Vert, and Julia Michaels, will also perform.