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How to stream the 2018 Grammys live

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The 60th annual Grammy Awards take place this weekend at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The show starts at 7:30 PM EST/4:30 PM PST on Sunday, January 28 and will be hosted by James Corden. And you can watch it all live with a VPN.

How do I watch the 2018 Grammy live stream?

CBS holds the broadcasting rights for the Grammys, so the best way to stream the Grammys is through CBS All Access.

Here’s how to watch the Grammy Awards online with a VPN on a computer.

  1. Get ExpressVPN
  2. Connect to a VPN location in the U.S.
  3. Head to
  4. Sign in to your CBS All Access account. You can sign up for CBS All Access with a free, 1-week trial!*
  5. Watch the Grammys!

*Note: To create an account, you will need a valid U.S. credit card and zip code.

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Stream Grammys live with the CBS All Access app

You can also stream the Grammys live on your phone, tablet, or streaming media console with the CBS All Access app.

The CBS All Access app is available for iOS and Android, as well as Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, PS4, Xbox, and more. You can also use ExpressVPN on all of these devices.

Viewing requirements are more or less the same as watching from the website: Connect to an ExpressVPN server location in the U.S., sign in to your CBS All Access account, then stream.

If you need help using ExpressVPN with any of these devices, check out the step-by-step tutorials in ExpressVPN’s Support Center.

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Grammy red carpet live: Official online stream

Catch all the official red-carpet action on Facebook Live, streaming exclusively at the Recording Academy’s Facebook page and the CBS Facebook page. The red-carpet show begins at 3:00 PM EST.

You may need to be connected to one of ExpressVPN’s U.S. server locations in order to watch the stream.

Stream the Grammys red carpet and preshow live with Billboard

Before the party there’s the pre-party!

Billboard will be live-streaming the pre-show and red carpet on Twitter. You can catch all the behind-the-scenes action at

You may need to connect to a VPN server location in the USA to catch the coverage.

Stream Grammy Awards on 4Music from the UK

Looking for an alternative to CBS? You can also watch the Grammys on the British channel 4Music.

4Music will be streaming the Grammy Awards one day after the event, on Monday, January 29, at 7:00 p.m. GMT.

Here’s how to watch the Grammy Awards on 4Music:

  1. Connect to one of ExpressVPN’s United Kingdom server locations.
  2. Go to or watch using the Box Plus app, available on iOS, Android, Xbox, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, and more.
  3. Stream the Grammys!

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Big changes are coming to the 2018 Grammys

After 13 long years, the Grammys return to NYC.

As the world’s premiere music awards show, the Grammys is set to undergo a few key changes. For the first time in its 60-year history, the Grammys will let members cast their votes online.

Additionally, any artist who has been credited with at least 33% of playing time on a release will now be eligible for an award. That means studio musicians and other guest artists will now have a greater chance of winning an award.

2018 Grammy performers

The star-studded event will include performances from:

  • Alessia Cara, Khalid and Logic
  • Brothers Osborne, Maren Morris and Eric Church (a tribute to the Route 91 Harvest Festival)
  • Bruno Mars and Cardi B
  • Childish Gambino
  • Emmylou Harris and Chris Stapleton
  • Elton John and Miley Cyrus
  • Gary Clark Jr. and Jon Batiste (a tribute to Chuck Berry and Fats Domino)
  • Kesha
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Lady Gaga
  • Little Big Town
  • Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee with Zuleyka Rivera
  • Patti LuPone and Ben Platt (Broadway tribute)
  • Pink
  • Rihanna, DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller
  • Sam Smith
  • Sting
  • SZA
  • U2

2018 Grammy nominees

Here’s a partial list of the nominees for the 60th Grammy Awards.

Record of the Year

    • “Redbone” – Performed by Childish Gambino
    • “Despacito” – Performed by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber
    • “The Story Of O.J.” – Performed by JAY-Z
    • “HUMBLE.” – Performed by Kendrick Lamar
    • “24K Magic” – Performed by Bruno Mars

    Album of the Year

    • “Awaken, My Love!” – Childish Gambino
    • “4:44” – JAY-Z
    • “DAMN.” – Kendrick Lamar
    • “Melodrama” – Lorde
    • “24K Magic” – Bruno Mars

    Song of the Year

    • “Despacito” – Wrritten by Ramon Ayala Rodriguez, Justin Bieber, Jason Boyd, Erika Ender, Luis Fonsi & Marty James Garton Jr (Performed by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber)
    • “4:44” – Written by Shawn Carter & Dion Wilson (Performed by JAY-Z)
    • “Issues” – Written by Benny Blanco, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Julia Michaels & Justin Drew Tranter (Performed by Julia Michaels)
    • “1-800-273-8255” – Written by Alessia Caracciolo, Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, Arjun Ivatury, Khalid Robinson & Andrew Taggart (Performed by Logic featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid)
    • “That’s What I Like” – Written by Christopher Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy, Philip Lawrence, Bruno Mars, Ray Charles McCullough II, Jeremy Reeves, Ray Romulus & Jonathan Yip (Performed by Bruno Mars)

    Best New Artist

    • Alessia Cara
    • Khalid
    • Lil Uzi Vert
    • Julia Michaels
    • SZA

    See the full list of 2018 Grammy nominees.

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