Paul Shaffer to Host Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony Live Stream

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The stream will run from 3-6 p.m ET on Sunday, Jan. 28.

The Grammys announced Thursday that the Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony will be available to live-stream on Sunday, Jan. 28, from 3-6 p.m. ET.

Paul Shaffer will host the preceremony, which will feature some of the night's nominees. Body Count, India Arie, Jazzmeia Horn, Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo' and Stile Antico all have performances scheduled for the premiere show, and each have at least one nomination.

Zac Brown, Natalie Grant and Bernie Herms, Ledisi, Lisa Loeb and Neil deGrasse Tyson — who are all up for awards this year — as well as Recording Academy chair emeritus Jimmy Jam will present some of the first 70 awards of the night.

In addition to hosting, Shaffer will act as music director, with his World's Most Dangerous Band serving as house band.

The Premiere Ceremony will be held at Radio City Music Hall and will stream on both and It will be available to watch on demand on the Grammy website until April. The 60th Annual Grammy Awards will follow the premiere show, broadcasting live at 7:30 p.m. ET from New York on CBS and streaming on

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