Grammy Awards 2018 nominees and show information

The 60th Grammy Awards are going to be held in January in New York City. Rapper Jay-Z is up for eight awards.

The 60th Grammy Awards are going to be held in January in New York City. Rapper Jay-Z is up for eight awards. ( REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo – TM3EC9R13UZ01)

The 2018 Grammys are just one week away, but viewers can already expect a star-filled affair.

Red carpet coverage will begin in the lead-up to the awards show, before superstars such as Elton John, Miley Cyrus and the rock band U2 take the stage at the New York City ceremony.

The 2018 Grammys also marks the award show’s return to the Big Apple after it moved to Los Angeles in 2004.

Read on for a look at the 60th annual Grammy Awards.

How can I watch the Grammys?

You can tune in Jan. 28 at7:30 p.m. ET on CBS to watch the Grammys, which will be hosted by comedian James Corden for the second year running.

“Entertainment Tonight” hosts Kevin Frazier and Nancy O’Dell and “ET” correspondent Keltie Knight will host the one-hour "GRAMMY Red Carpet Live," which will start at 6:30 p.m. ET.

Who’s performing?

In this July 7, 2017, file photo, Kendrick Lamar performs during the Festival d'ete de Quebec in Quebec City, Canada. Lamar was nominated for seven Grammy nominations on Tuesday, Nov. 28.

Rapper Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN.” has been nominated for Album of the Year. (AP)

Pop singers Lady Gaga and Pink, rapper Childish Gambino and country group Little Big Town are among the artists slated to perform. Broadway stars Patti LuPone and Ben Platt are also expected to take the stage.

Some of the other stars who have been announced include R&B singer Bruno Mars, rapper Cardi B, and Latin artists Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee.

DJ Khaled is set to take the stage with pop superstar Rihanna and singer Bryson Tiller, according to the Recording Academy.

Eric Church, Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne, who all performed at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas prior to the mass shooting last October, will collaborate on a tribute for victims killed at live music events in the last year, according to the Recording Academy.

Who has the most nominations?

Jay-Z is up for eight awards: Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Rap Performance, Best Rap/Sung Performance, Best Rap Song, Best Rap Album and Best Music Video.

Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars have seven and six nominations, respectively. Childish Gambino, Khalid, No I.D. and SZA all have five each.


Who is up for Best New Artist?

Alessia Cara, Khalid, Lil Uzi Vert, Julia Michaels and SZA are up for Best New Artist.

Who are the Album of the Year nominees?

FILE - In this June 3, 2017, file photo, Donald Glover, who goes by the stage name Childish Gambino, performs at the Governors Ball Music Festival in New York. Childish Gambino was nominated for five Grammy nominations on Tuesday, Nov. 28.

The Childish Gambino song “Redbone” is nominated for Record of the Year. (AP)

The nominees are: Jay-Z’s “4:44,” Childish Gambino’s “Awaken, My Love!," Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN.," Lorde’s “Melodrama,” and Bruno Mars’ “24K Magic.”

Which songs are nominated for Song of the Year?

The Logic tune with Alessia Cara and Khalid, “1-800-273-8255,” Jay-Z’s “4:44,” Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s track with Justin Bieber, “Despacito,” the Julia Michaels song “Issues” and Bruno Mars’ “That’s What I Like” are all included in the category.


What are the Record of the Year nominees?

They include Jay-Z’s "The Story of O.J.," Mars’ top 5 hit, "24K Magic," Lamar’s No. 1 smash, "HUMBLE.," Gambino’s "Redbone" and "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.