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2013 Grammy Awards Viewers Guide

Details on What to Watch For and Information You Need to Know


Grammy Award

The 2013 Grammy Awards will be telecast live by CBS TV beginning at 8 p.m. ET February 10, 2013. It is billed as, "Music's biggest night." The top music awards of the year are given out surrounded by performances from some of the world's top music acts. The telecast is live from L.A.'s Staples Center. This is your guide to what you need to know and what to watch for to make Grammy night a great night at your home. LL Cool J is this year's host.

Jennifer Hudson will sing

List of nominees:


Earlier in the day a Grammy Awards Pre-Telecast Ceremony will take place at 1-3:30 p.m. PT at the Nokia Theater and will stream at the official Grammy Live site. It will feature additional performances and the presentation of the bulk of the Grammy Awards in more than 60 categories that can not fit into the show in the evening.

Look for complete coverage of the Grammy Awards here.


  • Travis Barker, Chuck D, LL Cool J, Tom Morello, and DJ Z-Trip
  • Dierks Bentley and Miranda Lambert
  • The Black Keys
  • Zac Brown, T Bone Burnett (as musical director), Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard, Elton John, Mumford & Sons, and Mavis Staples, who will pay tribute to the late Levon Helm of the Band
  • Stanley Clarke, Chick Corea and Kenny Garrett in tribute to Dave Brubeck
  • Kelly Clarkson
  • Dr. John and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band with the Black Keys
  • fun.
  • Elton John and Ed Sheeran
  • Juanes
  • Alicia Keys and Maroon 5
  • The Lumineers
  • Bruno Mars, Rihanna, and Sting
  • Miguel and Wiz Khalifa
  • Mumford and Sons
  • Frank Ocean
  • Rihanna
  • Taylor Swift
  • Justin Timberlake
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Jack White


  • Marc Anthony
  • Beyonce
  • Kaley Cuoco
  • Ellen DeGeneres
  • Kat Dennings
  • Johnny Depp
  • Dave Grohl
  • Neil Patrick Harris
  • Hunter Hayes
  • Faith Hill
  • Carly Rae Jepsen
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • John Mayer
  • Tim McGraw
  • Nas
  • Ne-Yo
  • Pauley Perrette
  • Katy Perry
  • Pitbull
  • Prince
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • Kelly Rowland
  • Ryan Seacrest
  • Keith Urban
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