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Additional nominees and no clear front-runner for the night time’s largest prize means the 61st annual Grammy Awards could possibly be a nail-biting affair proper till the final acceptance speech.

Hosted by Alicia Keys, the 2019 Grammys honor the perfect the music business has to supply, and Sunday’s ceremony options eight contenders as a substitute of 5 in the 4 prime classes: album, report and music of the yr, plus finest new artist.

The Premiere Ceremony is underway, and primetime honors begin at eight p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST.

four:18 p.m.: Tori Kelly wins her second Grammy of the afternoon for finest gospel album for “Hiding Place,” thanking Kirk Franklin for the win. “He took me below his wing and noticed the eagerness I had for gospel and the Lord. … Kirk, I really like you a lot,” she stated. “I’m sharing this with you.”

four:13 p.m.: The Roots’ Questlove, the premiere ceremony’s subsequent presenter, awards the perfect gospel efficiency trophy to Kirk Franklin and Tori Kelly. “I dreamed about this since I used to be a child; that is form of insane,” Kelly tells the group. “I simply love gospel music a lot … and I’ve to thank Jesus, thanks for all the pieces.”

four:02 p.m.: Beck wins his second award this yr, for engineered album, non-classical, for “Colours.” As his manufacturing crew takes the stage, one of many profitable producers, Emily Lazar, publicizes that her win marks the primary time a lady took residence an award on this class.


three:57 p.m.: Bizarre Al Yankovic wins the boxed or particular restricted version package deal class for his “Squeeze Field” compilation, taking the stage and joking to the group, “I form of have been enjoying the lengthy sport. I by no means actually needed to be a recording artist. (I’ve been doing this) for 46 years, so in the future I may win a Grammy for being an artwork director.”

three:47 p.m.: Beck claims the perfect various music album class, marking his sixth profession Grammys win, his first since profitable album of the yr for his “Morning Part” album on the 2015 awards.

three:46 p.m.: “The Band’s Go to,” 2018’s Emmy-winning finest musical, continues its storied run by taking residence the prize for finest musical theater album.

three:45 p.m.: The primary of the day’s awards, finest comedy album, goes to “Equanimity and the Chook Revelation” by Dave Chappelle, who just isn’t in attendance to just accept his prize.

three:40 p.m.: The Grammys’ Premiere Ceremony pre-awards kicked off with Recording Academy chair John Poppo introducing Shaggy, the pre-awards host, who can be nominated in the perfect reggae album class. Amusingly, as a substitute of simply rattling off the principles of the pre-show — like retaining speeches to 45 seconds or much less — Shaggy selected to sing them as a substitute over a reggae beat, reminding the afternoon’s future winners, “Don’t sit such as you ain’t bought a clue / Stand up right here and accumulate what’s due.”

Extra: List of 2019 Grammy Awards nominations

Critic’s picks: Who will win the night’s biggest awards and who should

How you can watch: Everything you need to know about the 61st annual show


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