Alicia Keys says Grammys will be about the 'power of music'

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Now in its 61st year, the Grammy Awards is shaping up to be one to remember with eclectic performances, top-tier artists going head-to-head in the nominations and more. You can also stream the show CBS All Access and YouTubeTV. This is a category that often confuses audiences with the eligibility rules especially with the 2018 victor being Alessia Cara, an artist who released her debut album in 2015.

As for Best New Artist, it comes down to Chloe X Halle, Luke Combs, Greta Van Fleet, H.E.R, Dua Lipa, Margo Price, Bebe Rexha and Jorja Smith.

"It felt like a magic, like a thrill and then fast-forwarding to be here on this Grammy's stage and receiving the awards for it".

Keys is a modern-day Renaissance woman-a 15-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer/ songwriter/ musician/ producer, an accomplished actress, a New York Times best-selling author, a film/ television and Broadway producer, an entrepreneur, and a powerful force in the world of activism. And particularly for women to have our seat at the table to represent the fact that we are so here and we are so incredible and we are the creators of our music. Post Malone's "Beerbongs & Bentleys" is up album of the year, as well as Cardi B's "Invasion of Privacy". That being said, the couple ended up empty-handed the last couple of years - Beyoncé's Lemonade losing out in the album of the year category in 2017 and Jay-Z getting nothing despite having eight nominations in 2018. "I was like, I just got to work harder to get one".

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Get ready for a living room concert because some of the biggest names in music will take the stage, including Camila Cabello, Ricky Martin, Dolly Parton, Katy Perry, Little Big Town, Lady Gaga, Shawn Mendes, Post Malone, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Miley Cyrus.

Who is hosting the 2019 Grammy Awards? . The Money hit-maker previously received nominations for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song. However, Grande fired back saying that her freedom was stilted by the producer and she decided not to perform entirely.

The ceremony returns to the Staples Center in Los Angeles after last year's awards took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City for the first time since 2003.

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