That's because the Staples Center, its usual venue in Los Angeles, will be busy hosting the NBA All-Star Game.
Bruno Mars stole the show. Performers included Lady Gaga and Pink.
(The 2018 Grammy nominees were announced on November 27, 2017.)
(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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