Do you remember the Grammys? Music’s top awards show — originally slated to take place on Jan. 31 until Omicron spoiled the party — has finally announced its first round of performers for the postponed event, which will stream live April 3 at 8 p.m. Eastern on CBS will.
Billie Eilish, BTS and Olivia Rodrigo are among the music superstars set to take the stage at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena. The 64th Annual Awards – hosted by Trevor Noah – will also feature Brandi Carlile and Brothers Osborne, while Lil Nas X will make a splash with Jack Harlow.
Eilish — who already has seven Grammys by the age of 20 — is up for seven more Gramophone, including Record of the Year, Album of the Year and Song of the Year, all titled Happier Than Ever.
Rodrigo, 19, also has seven nominations, including Record of the Year (Drivers License), Album of the Year (Sour) and Song of the Year (Drivers License).
Two-time Grammy winner Lil Nas X, 22, is named Record and Song of the Year for his #1 hit “Montero (Call Me by Your Name)” and Album of the Year for “Montero “ nominated. He’s also nominated for Best Melodic Rap Performance for “Industry Baby” with Harlow, 24.
Six-time Grammy winner Carlile, 40, is a Record of the Year nominee (“Right on Time”) and also received two Song of the Year nominations: one for “Right on Time” and the other for her Collaboration with Alicia Keys “A Nice Sound.”
South Korean sensations BTS are up for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance with their #1 hit “Butter.” And country duo Brothers Osborne are nominated for Best Country Duo/Group Performance (“Younger Me”) and Best Country Album (“Skeletons”).
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert band leader Jon Batiste leads the nominations with 11 nominations, followed by HER and Justin Bieber with eight each.