(The 2017 Grammy nominees were announced on December 6, 2016.)
Adele was the night's big winner.
Click here to read a list of the 2017 winners and nominees.
Presenters included Celine Dion, John Travolta, Jennifer Lopez, Kelly Clarkson, Gina Rodriguez, Katharine McPhee, Nick Jonas, Tim McGraw & Faith Hill. and Pentatonix
The Grammy Award is the granddaddy of all music awards, dating back over four decades; it is to music what the Oscars are to the movies. (The name "Grammy" is short for "gramophone," since the awards are shaped like those old-fashioned phonographs).
Over the years L.A. and New York had played tug-of-war
with the Grammy Awards show. The result? Two thirds of the Grammy ceremonies
had been held in Los Angeles, a third in New York City, and once in Nashville.
But in 2004, the award show moved back to L.A., and has remained here.
(However, when the NBA All-Star Game comes to L.A. in 2018, the Grammys will temporarily shift to NYC for that year's awards.)
(But if you want a more certain way to see many of
the same music superstars in person, you'll be happy to learn that tickets
are available to the public for the American Music
[For more information about
the awards, you can access the Grammy's official website at: http://www.grammy.com.]
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