Grammys 2017: Everything you need to know ahead of the big show


The 59th annual Grammy Awards ceremony will once again take place at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles and will air live on CBS on February 12. In addition to the exclusive telecast on air, you can also catch the Grammy's at Harry's Bar in Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore. Powered by her hit album "Lemonade", Beyonce scored a leading nine nominations, while West, Drake and Rihanna each collected eight. With that mind, XXL reached out to our readers to see who they believe will win the Grammy on Sunday.

James Corden is hosting the Grammy Awards Show this Sunday, and he has recently revealed that singing will not be a part of his act. But, believe it or not, this was not the first year she was nominated! In addition to expected performers Beyonce, Katy Perry and Sturgill Simpson, who is performing at the Grammys?

David Bowie, who died in January 2016, was honored at last year's Grammys in a tribute performed by Lady Gaga. She is, however, up against Adele's top-selling "25" release in all three of those categories.

It's not just with their performances that the Grammys have pulled out all the stops when it comes to their A-List names, as there's also some big names heading to the show as presenters.

Rapper and best new artist nominee Anderson.Paak will join A Tribe Called Quest for a set.

Artists from television and film have spoken out during the award season, most recently at the Golden Globes and SAG Awards.

Chance The Rapper will have a chance to make a major impact at the 2017 Grammys thanks to the Recording Academy's ruling that streaming-only projects are eligible for consideration.