With everything else going on, you may not have noticed that the Grammy Awards are happening tomorrow, Sunday, March 14th—two months behind schedule. There will be music, there will be awards, and given that the nominees will be attending the ceremony virtually, there will probably be technical difficulties. Here’s how to watch the 63rd annual Grammy Awards.
What’s going on with the Grammys this year?
Other than being two months late, the 63rd annual Grammy Awards will have several noticeable differences compared to previous years. First, instead of being held at its usual spot—the Staples Center in downtown LA—this year’s ceremony will be held at an undisclosed building in LA that has been deep-cleaned to make it as COVID-safe as possible, Rolling Stone reports. Also, aside from a few members of the media, there will be no audience, with all the nominees safely tuning in from their homes. Trevor Noah will be the host.
How to watch the Grammy Awards
It’s an awards show, which means there will be hours of coverage before the event officially kicks off. First up is something called the “63rd GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony,” which will start streaming at 3 p.m. EST on Grammy.com. A half hour later, red carpet coverage begins, and will stream on both the Grammys website and its Facebook page.
And now, for the main event. If you have cable or a TV antenna that allows you to watch local networks, tune into CBS at 8 p.m. EST. Otherwise, you’ll need access to a streaming service with live TV that includes CBS, like YouTube TV, Hulu With Live TV, Fubo TV or AT&T TV Now. CBS All Access—soon to be revamped as a new version of Paramount Plus—is also an option. Each of these come with the usual free trial (if you haven’t already used yours up).