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Jane Mo, USA TODAY

Additional nominees and no clear front-runner for the night time’s largest prize means the 61st annual Grammy Awards might be a nail-biting affair right up until the last acceptance speech.

Hosted by Alicia Keys, the 2019 Grammys honor the perfect the music business has to offer, and Sunday’s ceremony options eight contenders as an alternative of 5 in the 4 prime classes: album, document and music of the yr, plus greatest new artist.

Stars are presently arriving on the purple carpet, and the Premiere Ceremony, which is hosted by Shaggy, is underway, and primetime honors start at eight p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST. Occasions are listed in EST. 

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6:45 p.m.: The final two Premiere Ceremony awards of the night time went to huge hip-hop names who weren’t in attendance, with “This Is America” profitable the most effective rap/sung collaboration, and Pharrell taking house the producer of the yr, non-classical class.

6:43 p.m.: One other tie arrived in the rap performance category, going to both “King’s Lifeless” by Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future James Blake, and “Bubblin” by Anderson .Paak. “I don’t even know what to say,” Jay Rock stated, accepting the award. “An enormous shout out to my little bro Kendrick (Lamar) for letting me be part of the (‘Black Panther’) soundtrack.”

6:forty p.m.: St. Vincent took the stage for her greatest rock track-profitable monitor “Masseduction” with co-songwriter Jack Antonoff. “I feel that is the primary time I’ve given a thank-you speech, so here goes,” she stated, earlier than turning to Antonoff. “Jack, you look great.”

6:35 p.m.: Chris Cornell, the Soundgarden frontman who died in 2017, was awarded a posthumous Grammy for greatest rock performance for “When Dangerous Does Good,” accepted by two of his youngsters, Toni and Christopher.

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6:33 p.m.: Beyonce and Jay-Z, not in attendance for the premiere ceremony, gained their first Grammys of the 2019 awards for greatest R&B efficiency for “Summer time.”

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6:31 p.m.: While Ella Mai wasn’t in the audience, she gained her first Grammy for “Boo’d Up” in the perfect R&B music category, along with co-songwriters Larrance Dopson, Joelle James and Dijon McFarlane.

6:28 p.m.: The night time’s first tie, Leon Bridges’ “Guess Ain’t Well worth the Hand” and PJ Morton and Yebba’s “How Deep is Your Love” each gained the awards for conventional R&B performance.

6:26 p.m.: H.E.R.’s bevy of nominations was one of many 2019 Grammys’ largest surprises, and she or he acquired her first win for greatest R&B efficiency for her “Greatest Part” music with Daniel Caesar.

6:thirteen p.m.: Shaggy, one of the hosts of the premiere ceremony, took house the most effective reggae album award for his album with Sting, “44/876.” “It’s an honor to be nominated. … nevertheless it’s better to win. I…