Everything you need to know about the 2023 Grammy Awards

Music's biggest night may have to go on without its biggest star. The 65th Annual Grammy Awards will be held on February 5, and a host of A-list performers and hosts will grace the stage. If recent reports are any indication, some of this year's most notable nominees and Grammy regulars may not even attend the ceremony, let alone perform on stage. However, it seems producers are doing everything they can to ensure they appear on Grammy night.

Beyonce is the most nominated artist this year with an impressive nine nominations, including Album of the Year for Renaissance and Record and Song of the Year for Break My Soul. She will once again face off against Adele, who has seven nominations, including 30 for "Easy On Me" and "Easy On Me." The British singer controversially won all three awards for her last album 25 and its lead single "Hello," beating out Bey's critically acclaimed Lemonade .

Kendrick Lamar trails Bey with eight nominations, while Brandi Carlile is tied with Adele with seven nominations. All four artists will compete for the night's top prize - Album of the Year - along with ABBA, Bad Bunny, Mary J. Blige, Coldplay, Lizzo and Styles. Other notable nominees include Taylor Swift for song of the year "All Too Well (10-minute version)."

The 2023 Grammy Awards will air live on CBS on February 5 at 8pm ET/5pm PT and stream on Paramount+. The awards ceremony will be held at the Crypto.com Arena (better known as the former Staples Center) in Los Angeles. After two years away from the venue. Trevor Noah will host the awards show for the third consecutive year after two postponed performances.

Here's everything you need to know about the 2023 Grammy Awards.

Who will perform at the 2023 Grammy Awards?

  • bad bunny
  • Mary J. Blige
  • Brandi Carlile
  • Luke Combs
  • Sheryl Crow, Mick Fleetwood and Bonnie Raitt
  • Jay-Z with DJ Khaled, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, John Legend and Fridayy
  • Steve Lacy
  • Lizzo
  • Maverick City Music and Quavo
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Sam Smith and Kim Petras
  • Harry Styles
  • Stevie Wonder
  • Celebrating 50 Years of Hip Hop : LL Cool J, Big Boi, Busta Rhymes with Spliff Star, De La Soul, DJ Drama, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Missy Elliott, Future, GloRilla, Grandmaster Flash, Grandmaster Mele Mel and Scorpio/Ethiopian King, Ice- T, Lil Baby, Lil Wayne, The Lox, Method Man, Nelly, Public Enemy, Queen Latifah, Rahiem, Rakim, RUN-DMC, Salt-N-Pepa and Spinderella, Scarface, Swizz Beatz and Too $Short
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On February 3, Variety reported that there will be many tributes at the 2023 Grammy Awards, and that the Recording Academy will soon make an official announcement. Musgraves will pay tribute to late country icon Loretta Lynn by performing "Coal Miner's Daughter," while Fleetwood will honor his late Fleetwood Mac bandmate Christy McVie with Raitt and Crow , Quavo will join Maverick City to honor his late nephew and Migos rapper Takeoff Music.

Who will attend the 2023 Grammy Awards?

  • First Lady Jill Biden
  • Cardi B
  • James Corden
  • billy crystal
  • Viola Davis
  • Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
  • Madonna
  • olivia rodrigo
  • Shania Twain

On February 2, "Variety" magazine reported that pop queen Madonna herself will attend the awards ceremony. However, the Recording Academy hasn't made the announcement yet, which means it might come as a surprise that she's handing out one of the biggest awards of the night, like Album of the Year. Additional speakers will be announced prior to the awards ceremony.

Who will be attending the 2023 Grammy Awards?

Adele and Beyoncé, 2013. Christopher Polk/Getty Images Entertainment

While the Grammys have yet to finalize their list of expected attendees, it looks like many of this year's A-list nominees may not make the cut. HDD reports that Adele will almost certainly not perform or even attend the show. However, Adele refuted the report at her Las Vegas show on January 27, insisting that she would definitely attend the awards ceremony and calling those spreading the rumors "idiots."

Sitting at the piano, the singer explained how people had been approaching her throughout the week asking why she wasn't going to the Grammys. "Who says I'm not going to the Grammys, man?" she said. "Whoever started this rumor is an idiot because I'm going to the Grammys. I will never miss a Grammy. I will never be so disrespectful to the Grammys or other artists, no matter who started this Little story, you need to touch some grass, okay? Go get some fresh air, honey?”

The same report states that Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Kendrick Lamar are unlikely to appear on the lineup due to scheduling conflicts or other reasons, although those decisions have not yet been finalized. But in later reports, HDD said the Recording Academy was still in talks with a "female superstar" to perform, leading to speculation that Swift or Beyoncé could still appear.

When will the Grammy televised ceremony be held?

As usual, the 2023 Grammy Awards will take place just hours before the big ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, which is just across the street from where the main awards ceremony will take place. This year, Randy Rainbow will co-host the premiere, which will present the vast majority of awards in all but four major categories and select genre awards.

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Current nominees Arooj Aftab, Madison Cunningham, Samara Joy, Anoushka Shankar and Carlos Vives will perform, while Babyface, DOMi & JD BECK, Jimmy Jam, Myles Frost, Arturo O'Farrill and Malcolm-Jamal Warner will present awards. Fans can watch the premiere live on February 5 at 3:30 PM ET/12:30 PM PT.