Los Angeles — The Grammys are on Sunday, and with eight nominations, this could be the year of . The singer, whose nominations include album and song of the year, is part of a new crop of young and diverse artists vying for Grammy gold.
Rapperhas six nominations. Then there's 18-year-old , the youngest artist in Grammy history to earn nominations in the top four categories.
"The Grammys want to show they're not some old fuddy-duddy awards show anymore," Variety reporter Angelique Jackson said. "It's not just about radio play anymore. It is about these social media stars that become these massive artists."
How to watch the Grammys
- What: The 62nd annual Grammy Awards
- Date: Sunday, January 26, 2020
- Time: 8 p.m. ET (Red carpet coverage starts at 7 p.m. ET)
- Location: The Staples Center in Los Angeles
- On TV: Your local
- Online stream: CBS All Access (try it for free) and fuboTV (start a free trial)
- Live updates: Follow along with our live blog as winners are announced.
While young artiststhis year, don't count familiar faces out. One highlight could be .
With four nominations, the country star could pick up her first Grammy at the age of 61. "The Recording Academy still sees that a long-tenured career, someone like Tanya Tucker, still deserves to get recognized, but they want to make sure that these young artists also feel welcome to the party," Jackson said.
From young artists on the rise to showcasing more girl power, Grammy night will no doubt be a star-studded show.
Before the curtain rises, watch for some high-tech magic on the red carpet. Our partner site TechRepublic reports IBM's Grammy Insights with Watson will use artificial intelligence and natural language processing to display information about artists on the screen in real-time for fans watching on Grammy.com.