Kendrick Lamar, Drake & Childish Gambino Turned Down Performing At The Grammys


Alicia Keys, a five-time Grammy victor, will be hosting the event in Los Angeles for the first time in her career.

Music's biggest night is nearly here, as the 61st Annual Grammy Awards air live on CBS this Sunday.

Who is hosting the 2019 Grammy Awards? . She's nominated for her Sweetener album and "God Is a Woman" song.

Kendrick Lamar though winning all five awards in rap categories, lost the Album of the Year award to "Uptown Funk" crooner, Bruno Mars. It seems she's saying "thank u, next" to this year's Grammys.

The music business will be partying ahead of the show at celebrations including the pre-Grammy gala hosted by the Recording Academy and Clive Davis, the Family Tree Entertainment music managers pre-Grammy brunch and the Music Is Universal artist showcase hosted by Lucian Grainge. Long enough for her to be considered "new" for the Grammys.

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While Jenny from the block is a talented artist in her own right, she doesn't accurately represent Motown. Kendrick Lamar, Drake, and Childish Gambino all reportedly declined to perform at the show.

For a list of the complete nominations, visit the Grammys' site.

Current nominees Chloe x Halle, Grammy victor Lady Gaga, Grammy victor Mark Ronson and Grammy nominee Travis Scott are set to perform Sunday. In what is sure to be a Grammy moment to remember, Yolanda Adams, Fantasia, and Andra Day will honor the legendary Aretha Franklin.

Additionally, current nominee Dua Lipa will perform with St. Vincent.

They join previously announced performers J Balvin, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, Dan + Shay, H.E.R., Little Big Town, Post Malone, Ricky Martin, Shawn Mendes, Janelle Monáe, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, Dolly Parton, Katy Perry, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Diana Ross, Arturo Sandoval, and Young Thug.