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The 2024 Grammy Awards take place tonight (Sunday 4 February), with female artists set to dominate major categories including the night’s top prize, Album of the Year.

The majority of nominees for Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Record of the Year are women, with Taylor Swift up against fellow stars such as Billie Eilish, SZA, Olivia Rodrigo, Lana Del Rey, Miley Cyrus and Dua Lipa.

A number of artists will perform live during the ceremony, with legendary singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, 80, scheduled to sing live from the Grammys stage for the first time in her career.

SZA is going into the night with nine nominations, and is one of several artists who could break music industry records this weekend. If she manages to win at least seven of those, she would become the female artist with the most ever wins in a single night. Adele and Beyoncé currently joint-hold that record with six wins in one ceremony.


What we said about SZA’s Grammy-nominated album, ‘SOS’

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When and how to watch the 2024 Grammy Awards

We’re oh-so close to the main event, with just a few hours to go.

Stars will begin walking the red carpet from around 6pm PT (11pm GMT), which you can watch live on Entertainment Tonight and E! in the US.

The main Grammys show, where you’ll get to see the big awards including Song, Record and Album of the Year handed out, begins at 8am PT (1am GMT) and be broadcast live from the Los Angeles Arena on CBS.

You can stream the Grammys in the US if you have a premium subscription to Paramount+ with the Showtime add-on. Live TV streaming services including CBS in their lineup, such as Hulu+ Live TV, YouTube TV and FuboTV will also be showing the awards ceremony.

Lana Del Rey at the Grammys pre-gala event on Saturday 3 February


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Olivia Rodrigo, GUTS review: Even angrier, wittier and rockier than her excellent debut

Olivia Rodrigo is one of the favourites to win the coveted Album of the Year at this year’s Grammy Awards.

Check out what our critic Helen Brown made of her second album GUTS (reader, she loved it).

Roisin O’Connor4 February 2024 18:31


The full list of Grammy Awards 2024 nominations

The Grammy Awards could be in for another “Year of Women” at this year’s ceremony, after female artists swept the board of nominations in a number of the top categories.

SZA, Taylor Swift, Lana Del Rey, Miley Cyrus and Olivia Rodrigo are all up for Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of the Year Category.

Four songs from Barbie: The Album were nominated for the Best Song Written for Visual Media category, with the favourite track “I’m Just Ken”, sung by Ryan Gosling, getting a nomination.

Swift has broken the record for being the most-nominated artist for the Song Of The Year category, with her bop “Anti-Hero” bringing her back into that category for another year and overtaking Paul McCartney and Lionel Richie, who were previously the most-nominated in that category.

And since Swift was nominated for Album of the Year, she’s on track to make history as the only artist ever – male or female – to win four times, since the singer is currently tied with Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder and Paul Simon.

Roisin O’Connor4 February 2024 18:01


Miley Cyrus, Endless Summer Vacation review: A lovely, long bask in the pop star’s maturing talent

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Lana Del Rey review, Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd: Alluring, introspective and a little long

“I’d go on a seven-minute rant with a repetitive melody,” Lana Del Rey recently told Billie Eilish in an interview about her writing process for Did You Know There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd. Indeed, many of the songs on her newly released ninth album do fit that description. They are long and can be repetitive, but truly, a rant has never sounded so alluring.

Read Annabel Nugent’s review of Lana Del Rey’s Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd, as it competes with records by Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo and SZA for Album of the Year:

Roisin O’Connor4 February 2024 17:01


Janelle Monáe, The Age of Pleasure review: A frothy, horny ode to erotic delight

“As if recorded off the edge of an infinity pool, this tight collection of 14 tracks – many of them brief, lush interludes – embraces laidback cool while endlessly calling back to the pioneers of Black soul,” critic Adam White wrote of Janelle Monae’s Grammy-nominated album, The Age of Pleasure.

Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeats titan Fela, supplies shimmering brass on the braggadocious “Float”. “Champagne S***” is a mélange of marching band horns and dancehall synths. Grace Jones rocks up, cooing in French (“Trouble, trouble, trouble,” she purrs) before peacing out. “Lipstick Lover” bounces on a vintage reggae groove.

Read the full five-star review here:

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boygenius, the record review: Indie supergroup are greater than the sum of their parts on spectacular debut

As the indie supergroup comprising Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker are up for the night’s biggest prize, Album of the Year, let’s take a look at what our albums critic had to say about it:

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Taylor Swift dances to Bad Bunny at the 2023 Grammys

Taylor Swift dances to Bad Bunny at the 2023 Grammys

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Who’s performing at the Grammy Awards this year?

Roisin O’Connor4 February 2024 15:01