The Grammy Premiere Ceremony, where over 80 Grammy nominees will become winners, happens a few hours ahead of the official telecast on Feb. 4.
The 2024 Premiere Ceremony will be hosted by songwriter and producer Justin Tranter live from the Peacock Theater in Los Angeles and will feature performances from J. Ivy, Larkin Poe, Pentatonix, Sheila E., and Jordin Sparks. Other artists scheduled to perform include current nominees Adam Blackstone, Brandy Clark, Kirk Franklin, Robert Glasper, Bob James, Laufey, Terrace Martin, and Gaby Moreno. Harvey Mason Sr. — a Grammy-nominated recording artist, drummer and the father of Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr. — is also slated to perform.
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Presenters for the first Grammy Awards of the day include Patti Austin, Natalia Lafourcade, Carly Pearce, Molly Tuttle, Rufus Wainwright, and five-time Grammy winner and former Recording Academy Board of Trustees Chair Jimmy Jam. Harvey Mason Jr. and Chair of the Board of Trustees Tammy Hurt will provide opening remarks.
The 66th Premiere Ceremony will stream live on Feb. 4 at 3:30 p.m. ET on the Recording Academy’s YouTube channel and via live.GRAMMY.com. City National Bank, the Official Bank of the Grammy Awards, is returning for its second year as the presenting sponsor of the Premiere Ceremony.
“The Premiere Ceremony is the most incredible lead-up to Music’s Biggest Night,” said Harvey Mason Jr., CEO of the Recording Academy. “With an amazing line-up of presenters and performers, we’ll reveal and celebrate the winners of more than 80 Categories, spanning the diverse genres and crafts that have contributed to such a spectacular year in music.”
The Grammy Awards, where SZA leads as the most-nominated act of the evening with a total of nine recognitions, will broadcast live following the Premiere Ceremony on CBS Television Network and stream live and on-demand on Paramount+.
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