Tonight is the 2019 Grammy Awards and the main focus of the night is the most important achievements in music from all year long. There’s a large lineup of A-list performers for the evening, however, there are additionally some huge presenters set to take the stage as properly. This yr’s Grammys air from 8 – 11:30 p.m. ET/5 – 8:30 p.m. PT/7 – 10:30 p.m. CT and Alicia Keys is the present host. A number of the main performers for the present embrace Woman Gaga, Diana Ross, Jennifer Lopez, Submit Malone, the Purple Sizzling Chili Peppers, Dolly Parton, Miley Cyrus and Cardi B. However, let’s get into who’s presenting. Learn on for the small print on every of the introduced presenters.
Grammys 2019 Presenters
A few tonight’s presenters are nominees or performers on the awards. The revealed presenters are Kelsea Ballerini, Leon Bridges, Luke Combs, Charlie Wilson, Alessia Cara, Julian Edelman, Eve, John Mayer, Bob Newhart, Smokey Robinson, Swizz Beatz, Meghan Trainor, Kane Brown, BTS, Cedric The Entertainer, Nina Dobrev, Anna Kendrick, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Wilmer Valderrama, based on Billboard. Smokey Robinson may even be performing a Motown tribute tonight, with the assistance of Jennifer Lopez and Ne-Yo. In the meantime, Eve is reportedly one of many crimson carpet hosts for CBS, forward of the ceremony.
BTS followers had been certainly hoping that the Okay-pop group can be performing, however they’re merely presenting. In addition they occur to be nominees. Ballerini and Combs are additionally each nominated tonight.
Grammys 2019 Controversy
Ken Ehrlich, who is likely one of the bigwigs behind the Grammy Awards and he lately stated that a number of artists declined to seem or carry out this yr. Kendrick Lamar and Ariana Grande had been simply a few these. Ehrlich spoke out about Lamar and among the different hip-hop group members who opted to not carry out. Based on Good Morning America, Ehrlich stated, “The very fact of the matter is, we proceed to have an issue within the hip-hop world. Once they don’t take residence the massive prize, the regard of the Academy, and what the Grammys characterize, continues to be much less significant to the hip-hop group, which is gloomy.” And, when it got here to Grande, she was really on the listing to probably carry out, however Ehrlich acknowledged she “felt it was too late for her to drag one thing collectively”.
This brought about a public response from Grande, who accused Ehrlich of not telling the reality. In a social media publish, Grande wrote, “I’ve stored my mouth shut however now you’re mendacity about me. I can pull collectively a efficiency over-night and you understand that, Ken. it was when my creativity & self-expression was stifled by you, that I made a decision to not attend. I hope the present is precisely what you need it to be and extra.” Grande continued, writing, “I provided three totally different songs. It’s about collaboration. it’s about feeling supported. It’s about artwork and honesty. Not politics. Not doing favors or taking part in video games. it’s only a recreation y’all … and I’m sorry however that’s not what music is to me.”
Camila Cabello is rumored to be opening up tonight’s awards present, with the assistance of some fellow stars together with Ricky Martin and J Balvin.