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How to watch Grammys 2021 live stream online and without cable

The Grammys 2021 live stream is almost here. Taylor Swift is going for a third Album of the Year win for Folklore, which would put her in exclusive company with Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, and Frank Sinatra. But she has excellent competition in Dua Lipa’s disco-tastic Future Nostalgia.

The Grammys 2021 ceremony is taking place in Los Angeles and features a mix of live and pre-taped performances and remote appearances. The Recording Academy previously said that performers “be coming together, while still safely apart, to play music for each other as a community.”

Among those performers are Swift, Dua Lipa, last year’s Grammy winner Billie Eilish, Bad Bunny, BTS, Brandi Carlile, Doja Cat, Miranda Lambert, Post Malone, Chris Martin and others.

Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch the Grammys 2021 live stream online.

When Are the Grammy Awards? Date, Time, Location

The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards air live from Los Angeles this Sunday, March 14th at 8pm EST / 5pm PST with host Trevor Noah. Unlike the recent Prince Harry and Meghan Markle interview, which aired at 8pm on both coasts, Sunday’s Grammy Awards will be simulcast live on both the East Coast and West Coast.

A special Grammys pre-show, dubbed the “63rd GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony,” takes place Sunday at 3pm EST / noon PST, and will be streamed live online at Grammy.com.

While the Grammy Awards have typically been held at the Staples Center in downtown LA, organizers tell Rolling Stone that this year’s event will be held at an undisclosed building in LA that has been cleaned and vetted to be as Covid-safe as possible.

How to Watch the Grammy Awards on TV

If you have cable, you can watch the Grammy Awards on CBS or stream the show on CBS.com by signing in with your TV provider. Don’t have cable? Order a digital TV antenna from Amazon and get it delivered in time for Sunday’s big show. This $30 portable antenna picks up all the local channels within a 200-mile range, and lets you watch the Grammy Awards on TV in up-to-4K quality.

How to Stream the Grammy Awards Online Free

If you want to stream the 2021 Grammy Awards online free, you’ll need to sign-up for a Paramount+ account. Paramount+ (formerly CBS All-Access) is currently offering a free trial that you can use to watch the Grammys online for free.

Stream the Grammys on Paramount+ here

Paramount+ lets you stream the 2021 Grammys live on your computer, smartphone, tablet or smart TV through the Paramount+ website or the Paramount+ app. Launch the Paramount+ app and tap “Live TV” on the menu at the bottom of the screen to connect to the show.

You can also stream the Grammys for free with a 7-day trial to fuboTV. The live TV streaming service gets you more than 100 channels, including CBS. You’ll also get channels like E! for Grammys red carpet and post-show coverage. Use this link to get a free trial to fuboTV to watch the Grammys online without cable; you can cancel at anytime.

Grammy Awards Performers List

Taylor Swift, Cardi B, Bruno Mars and BTS are just some of the stars announced as 2021 Grammy performers. The full performers list includes Bad Bunny, Black Pumas, Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, DaBaby, Doja Cat, Billie Eilish, Mickey Guyton, Haim, Brittany Howard, Miranda Lambert, Lil Baby, Dua Lipa, Chris Martin, John Mayer, Megan Thee Stallion, Maren Morris, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch and Harry Styles.

Missed the show or want to re-watch the performances? The Grammys will stream on-demand on Paramount+ the next day.

Grammys 2021 nominees

The nominees in the top four Grammy categories are:

Album of the Year

Jhené Aiko – Chilombo
Black Pumas – Black Pumas (Deluxe Edition)
Coldplay – Everyday Life
Jacob Collier – Djesse Vol. 3
Haim – Women in Music Pt. III
Dua Lipa – Future Nostalgia
Post Malone – Hollywood’s Bleeding
Taylor Swift – Folklore

Record of the Year

Beyoncé – Black Parade
Black Pumas – Colors
DaBaby Featuring Roddy Ricch – Rockstar
Doja Cat – Say So
Billie Eilish – Everything I Wanted
Dua Lipa – Don’t Start Now
Post Malone – Circles
Megan Thee Stallion Featuring Beyoncé – Savage

Song of the Year

Beyoncé – Black Parade
Roddy Ricch – The Box
Taylor Swift – Cardigan
Post Malone – Circles
Dua Lipa – Don’t Start Now
Billie Eilish – Everything I Wanted 
H.E.R. – I Can’t Breathe 
JP Saxe Featuring Julia Michaels – If the World Was Ending

Best New Artist

Ingrid Andress
Phoebe Bridgers
Chika
Noah Cyrus
D Smoke
Doja Cat
Kaytranada
Megan Thee Stallion

Get the complete list of Grammy nominations at Grammys.com.

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