For all my hatred of the Oscars telecasts, nothing can be worse than a Grammys telecast! I haven’t watched in years, but it’s safe to say this weekend’s ceremony will be a worthless snoozefest full of some of the most overrated and talentless “singers” in modern history (with a few exceptions—I enjoy Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X). That said, at least they were smart enough to ban Kanye from attending (but then again, it would at least be entertaining to watch him have a humiliating meltdown on live TV). Via Yahoo:
The top names in music will gather Sunday to honor their own at the Grammys, now in its 64th edition, with pop juggernauts joining jazzman Jon Batiste as the leading nominees.
This year, the gala will take place in Las Vegas for the first time, after organizers postponed the original January 31 event over a surge in Covid-19 cases, and then moved it from Los Angeles to the US gambling capital.
Justin Bieber will vie for eight trophies at the ceremony hosted by late night host Trevor Noah, as will R&B favorite H.E.R. and singer-rapper Doja Cat.
Grammys darling Billie Eilish is in the running for seven prizes. The same holds true for Olivia Rodrigo, a former Disney channel actress who exploded onto the pop scene last year with her breakout smash hit “drivers license.”
Kanye West scored several nominations for his album “Donda” — and will face off with longtime nemesis Taylor Swift in the Album of the Year category, where she has her sole chance at Grammy gold for “evermore.”
BTS is slated to perform on the night watched as much for its staging as the actual awards, as will Rodrigo, Eilish, Batiste and H.E.R. along with Lil Nas X.
West, who has five total nominations, had reportedly been removed from the performance lineup over his sometimes troubling behavior, but some sources said he could still join the lineup at the last minute.
[Yahoo: Grammys are anyone’s game as music’s A-listers descend on Vegas]