What to watch out for at the 59th Annual Grammys

Grammys 13/02/2017

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards are finally here, so let's have a look at what you need to watch out for ahead of the biggest night in music.

When does it start?

The awards ceremony will start at 5:00 PM at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. That's 2:00 PM here in New Zealand with the red carpet going live at 11.40 AM.

Where to Watch it?

You can follow all the action of the Grammy Awards online.

Who's hosting?

The Late Late Show host James Corden will be hosting the Grammy awards ceremony. He replaces LL Cool J who hosted the awards for the last five years.

Who's nominated?

Beyoncé scored a whopping nine nominations for her massive album Lemonade. She's closely followed by Kanye West, Drake and Rihanna who all have eight nominations each.

Beyoncé, Adele, Lukas Graham, Twenty One Pilots and Rihanna featuring Drake are all up for top honours in Record Of The Year.

Adele, Beyoncé and Drake are joined by Sturgill Simpson and Justin Bieber for Album of the year.

Chance The Rapper is up for Best New Artist and is also nominated for Best Rap Album along with De La Soul, DJ Khaled, Drake, Kanye West and ScHoolboy Q.

There are whopping 84 awards being presented at the Grammys.

Who's performing?

Rumour has it Beyoncé will be a surprise addition to the already long list of performers at the event. 

The artists that have been confirmed to perform are Adele, Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini, Lukas Graham, William Bell, Chance The Rapper, Gary Clark Jr. and Sturgill Simpson, plus The Weeknd and Daft Punk, Alicia Keys and Maren Morris, Anderson .Paak and A Tribe Called Quest, and Lady Gaga and Metallica.