The biggest night in music is underway, the 61st Annual Grammy Awards!

The show will begin at 8 pm EST. on CBS which will be broadcast from the Los Angeles Staples Center. 

The two most nominated artists in this year's award show come out of the hip-hop category. 

Kendrick Lamar leads all nominees with eight nominations and Drake a close second with seven.

15 time Grammy winner and host of the 61st Grammy Awards is none other than singer-songwriter and pianist  Alicia Keys!

11:38 p.m. - Album of the year goes to Kacey Musgraves for 'Golden Hour.'

11:35 p.m.- Record of the year goes to 'This is America' Childish Gambino.

11:32 p.m. Arthea Franklin tribute going on right now! Andra Day, Yolanda Adams, and NC's own Fantasia!   

11:17 p.m. The award for Best New Artist goes to Dua Lipa! 

11:12 p.m. Saint Vincent and Dua Lipa are taking over the Grammy stage for a funky/pop performance! 

11:05 p.m Cardi B wins Best Rap Album! 

 11:02 p.m. Chloe X Halle vocals are sooooooooo AMAZING!

10:50 p.m. - Brandi Carlile sings fan favorite the 'Joke.'

10:42 p.m. - Best R&B album goes to H.E.R. even though her project she says was technically an EP. 

10:35 p.m. -The Mowtown tribute was a nice throwback. Jennifer Lopez did a good job. 

10:26 p.m. - Started off mellow but soon turned into a high energy performance in true Travis Scott fashion!

10:11 p.m. Lady Gaga is now gracing the Grammy the stage. 

9:59 p.m. Diana Ross looks so gorgeous and she still has that lovely voice.   Happy 75th Birthday Mrs. Ross! 

9:52 p.m. Drake wins Best Rap Song for 'God's Plan.' 

9:45 p.m. Blown away by Alicia Keys talent...OMG 

9:37p.m. How about that performance by Dan and Shay. V-O-C-A-L-S 

9:34 p.m. Best County Album goes to Kacey Musgraves! 

9:25p.m. Cardi B Rocks the stage with her performance of 'Money'. OKURRRRR

9:12 p.m. R&B songstress H.E.R. is taking to the Grammy stage now! She plays several instruments and is nominated for Best New Artist, Best R&B Song, and Best R&B Album. 

9:00 p.m. The Dolly Parton tribute was very nicely done. 

8:50 p.m. Post Malone is currently rocking the stage! 

8:40 p.m. The award for Song Of The Year goes to Childish Gambino for 'This Is America.

8:29 p.m. Janelle Monae is currently rocking the Grammy stage with her dancers and guitar. 

8:21 p.m. Kacey Musgraves currently performing her hit 'Rainbows' in a beautiful white dress!

8:20 p.m. Best Pop Duo/Group goes to Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper for 'Shallow.'

8:17 p.m. Shawn Mendes brings out Miley Cyrus for his performance of 'In My Blood.' 

8:11 p.m. - Michelle Obama delivers a speech to huge fan applause!

8:07 p.m.- What a performance by Camila Cabello to open the show!  

7:52 p.m. - Check out these looks from the Grammy red carpet! 

Stars walk the red carpet before the 61st Grammy Awards on Sunday.

7:45 p.m. - Here is the list of nominees for Album of the Year!  

    Cardi B
    Leslie Brathwaite & Evan LaRay, engineers/mixers; Belcalis Almanzar & Jorden Thorpe, songwriters; Colin Leonard, mastering engineer
    Brandi Carlile
    Dave Cobb & Shooter Jennings, producers; Dave Cobb & Eddie Spear, engineers/mixers; Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth & Tim Hanseroth, songwriters; Pete Lyman, mastering engineer
    Noel Cadastre, Noel "Gadget" Campbell & Noah Shebib, engineers/mixers; Aubrey Graham & Noah Shebib, songwriters; Chris Athens, mastering engineer
  • H.E.R.
    Darhyl "Hey DJ" Camper Jr, David 'Swagg R'Celious' Harris, H.E.R., Walter Jones & Jeff Robinson, producers; Miki Tsutsumi, engineer/mixer; Darhyl Camper Jr & H.E.R., songwriters; Dave Kutch, mastering engineer
    Post Malone
    Louis Bell & Post Malone, producers; Louis Bell & Manny Marroquin, engineers/mixers; Louis Bell & Austin Post, songwriters; Mike Bozzi, mastering engineer
    Janelle Monáe
    Chuck Lightning & Janelle Monáe Robinson & Nate "Rocket" Wonder, producers; Mick Guzauski, Janelle Monáe Robinson & Nate "Rocket" Wonder, engineers/mixers; Nathaniel Irvin III, Charles Joseph II, Taylor Parks & Janelle Monáe Robinson, songwriters; Dave Kutch, mastering engineer
    Kacey Musgraves
    Ian Fitchuk, Kacey Musgraves & Daniel Tashian, producers; Craig Alvin & Shawn Everett, engineers/mixers; Ian Fitchuk, Kacey Musgraves & Daniel Tashian, songwriters; Greg Calbi & Steve Fallone, mastering engineers
    (Various Artists)
    Kendrick Lamar, featured artist; Kendrick Duckworth & Sounwave, producers; Matt Schaeffer, engineer/mixer; Kendrick Duckworth & Mark Spears, songwriters; Mike Bozzi, mastering engineer

7:35 p.m. One performer that everyone will be looking forward to seeing perform tonight is Cardi B! 

6:11 p.m. Former Fifth Harmony member Camila Cabello will open up the Grammy's tonight. 

6:00 p.m. - A band with Triad roots is nominated for 'Best Metal Performance' tonight! 

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