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Everything to Know About the 2024 Grammy Awards: Meet the Nominees, Host and More

Everything to Know About the 2024 Grammy Awards Meet the Nominees Host and More
Grammy trophies. David Becker/Getty Images for The Recording Academy

The 66th Annual Grammy Awards will hand out trophies to music’s biggest stars on Sunday, February 4, 2024.

Nominations for the awards ceremony were announced in November 2023, with rapper SZA leading the pack with nine nods. Phoebe Bridgers, Serban Ghenea and Victoria Monét all follow close behind with seven each. Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Olivia Rodrigo, Jon Batiste, Jack Antonoff, Boygenius and Brandy Clark, meanwhile, all scored six nominations each.

“Cause I’m overwhelmed by it and it gives me alotta [sic] anxiety to think of words … but I’m very grateful and very shook,” SZA wrote via X (formerly Twitter) after the nominations were announced. “And I wish my granny was here to come w me again.”

SZA invited her grandmother as her date to the 2018 Grammys when she was nominated (and performed) for the first time.

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“I had to,” she told Entertainment Tonight on the February 2018 red carpet. “My granny came all the way from St. Louis and she’s never flown before.”

SZA’s grandmother died one year later.

Keep scrolling for everything to know about the 2024 Grammy Awards:

When Are the 2024 Grammys?

The Grammys take place on Sunday, February 4, 2024, at Los Angeles’ Arena. The show kicks off at 8 p.m. ET and runs through 11:30 p.m.

Who Is Hosting the 2024 Grammys?

Trevor Noah will emcee the ceremony for the fourth year in a row.

“I’m excited about that, yeah, it’s a lot of fun,” Noah said on his “What Now?” podcast in December 2023. “I enjoy the Grammys because I get to watch the show in person and then experience and comment on it in person while it is happening.”

Everything to Know About the 2024 Grammy Awards Meet the Nominees Host and More
Trevor Noah Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy

Who Is Nominated at the 2024 Grammys?

SZA, Swift, Cyrus, Rodrigo and Ice Spice all scored multiple nods. For Album of the Year, the nominees include Batiste, Cyrus, Rodrigo, Swift, SZA, Boygenius, Lana Del Rey and Janelle Monáe.

“Sort of a crazy day yesterday. I started off my morning by getting the extraordinary news that because of you and because of the way you have supported my album Midnights, it just got nominated for six Grammys!” Swift gushed during her November 2023 concert in Argentina, holding up six fingers. “You’re the best. You continue to be the best. You’re the only reason that anything like that ever happened in my life.”

Who Is Performing at the 2024 Grammys?

It wouldn’t be “music’s biggest night” without some stellar performances from music’s biggest stars. Billie Eilish, who is nominated for six Grammys (including Song and Record of the Year) will perform at the February 4 ceremony. Other performers include Dua Lipa (who is up for two Grammys) and Olivia Rodrigo (nominated for five, including Album of the Year for Guts).

On January 21, the Academy announced the next slate of performers. Travis Scott, whose Utopia is up for Best Rap Album, will hit the stage. Luke Combs, whose version of Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car” was nominated for Best Country Solo Performance, is also scheduled to play music’s biggest night. Plus, Burna Boy becomes the first Afro-fusion artist to perform at the Grammys. He is competing for four awards, including Best Global Music Album and Best Melodic Rap Performance.

The Academy also revealed on January 28 that Joni Mitchell, who is nominated for Best Folk Album for Joni Mitchell at Newport, will perform at the show. This marks her first-ever Grammys performance.

Everything to Know About the 2024 Grammy Awards Meet the Nominees Host and More
SZA Timothy Norris/FilmMagic/Getty Images

What Are the New Grammys Categories?

The 2024 Grammys introduced a range of new categories, including Best African Music Performance, Best Alternative Jazz Album and Best Pop Dance Recording. Additionally, trophies for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical and Songwriter of the Year, Non-Classical will be moved into the general field.


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How to Watch the 2024 Grammys

The Grammys will air live on CBS. It will also be available to stream via Paramount+.

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