Key Grammy nominations will be announced during the hour. Later, a comprehensive list of Grammy nominees will be posted at Grammy.com, so watch for that!
The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.
The awesome Maura Johnston is live blogging the show tonight for Grammy.com. Check it out HERE.
The show is hosted by LL Cool J and features performances by Justin Bieber, B.o.B., Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, and Train.
Blog Related Nominations: (Congrats to all the nominees!)
- Carrie Underwood for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for “Temporary Home”
- Adam Lambert nominated for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for “Whataya Want From Me”
- Rob Cavallo and Dr. Luke for Producer of the Year (For Adam Lambert and others)
- Glee Cast for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group for “Don’t Stop Believing”
- Glee Cast for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media for Glee: The Music Volume 1
- Susan Boyle for Best Pop Vocal Album, I Dreamed a Dream
- Fantasia for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for “Bittersweet”
- Fantasia’s “Bittersweet” for Best R&B Song (Charles Harmon & Claude Kelly, songwriters)
- Fantasia for Best R&B album, Back to Me
Grammy Show Live Blog
- Katy Perry kicks the show off with a performance of “California Gurls”, that’s surprisingly in tune, but I’m hearing her performance was pre-recorded.
- Bruno Mars is next, singing, “Just the Way You Are”.
- Dave Grohl and Selena Gomez announce Song of the Year nominations: “Beg Steal Or Borrow” by Ray Lamontagne, “F*ck You” by Cee Lo Green, “The House that Built Me” by Miranda Lambert, “Love the Way You Lie” by Eminem, “Need You Now” by Lady Antebellum. (The songwriters are nominated for this award).
- Train takes the stage to sing “Hey Soul Sister” Hate. This. Song. So. Much. Pat Monahan says no to sparkly pants. Hooray.
- Hayley Williams of Paramour takes the stage to announce Best New Artist: Justin Bieber, Drake, Florence and the Machine, Mumford and Sons and Esperanza Spalding.
- Miranda Lambert performs “Only Prettier”.
- Best New Artist nominee, Justin Bieber takes the stage to perform. He’s playing guitar. *snort*.
- Stevie Wonder takes the stage to announce Album of the Year nominees: Arcade Fire for The Suburbs, Eminem for Recovery, Lady Antebellum for Need You Now, Lady Gaga for The Fame Monster, Katy Perry for Teenage Dream.
- B.o.B. feat. Bruno Mars take the stage to sing “Nothin’ On You”
- Craig Ferguson announces Best Female Country Vocal Performance nominees: Jewel for “Satisfy”, Miranda Lambert for The House that Built Me. Lee Ann Rimes for Swing, Carrie Underwood for Temporary Home and Gretchen Wilson.
- B.O.B. feat. Bruno Mars for “Nothin’ On You”, Eminimen for “Love the Way You Live”, Cee Lo Green for “F*ck You”, Jay Z and Alicia Keys for “New York State of Mind”, Lady Antebellum for “Need You Now”
- B.0.B closes the show. Just waiting for the full list to be posted now…