Grammy Awards 2016 Live Blog: Winners List, Performances and More!
Host LL Cool J and a bevy of great performers take center stage as the 2016 Grammy Awards are presented… and we are there to give you running commentary of Sunday night's festivities!
Here's what happening now:
8:30 PM: That's a wrap! What an incredible show!
8:28 PM: Is there anything hotter than Sofia Vergara dancing? The "Modern Family" star shook her hips onstage with Pitbull, before he was joined by Robin Thicke, Joe Perry and Travis Barker for their new single "Bad Man."
8:25 PM: That's not all! Record of the Year goes to: Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, "Uptown Funk"!
8:20 PM: Earth, Wind & Fire are presenting Album of the Year! The Grammy goes to Taylor Swift for "1989"!
8:12 PM: Get the tissues out! It's time for the in memoriam. It's everyone from David Bowie to René Angélil and just heartbreaking. It ends with Natlalie Cole singing "Unforgettable" with her dad Nat King Cole.
8:08 PM: Joey Alexander is just 12 years old and killing it on the piano! The prodigy is the youngest nominee in Grammy history.
7:55 PM: Paying tribute to Motorhead's Lemmy Kilmister... it's the Hollywood Vampires! Yeah, that's Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Duff McKegan and Matt Sorum singing "As Bad As I Am."
7:50 PM: Alabama Shakes are brining some 'tude with "Don't Wanna Fight."
7:38 PM: Bonnie Raitt honors Lifetime Achievement Award winner Ruth Brown before introducing Chris Stapleton who is paying tribute to BB King.
7:25 PM: Lady Gaga is paying tribute to David Bowie by playing some of his greatest hits like "Ground Control to Major Tom," "Let's Dance" and "Heroes." Sporting orange hair and a pantsuit, Gaga brought down the house channeling Bowie. There were lights to create some of Bowie's classic makeup on her face, and even his face projected on a screen at the end. A truly special moment at this year's Grammys.
7:17 PM: Sam Smith's is crowning this year's Best New Artist! It's Meghan Trainor!
7:11 PM: It's Justin Bieber in a leopard-print jacket on the guitar performing "Love Yourself." He then moves on to "Where Are U Now" backed by a group of musicians. The Biebs even shows off his dance moves for the crowd. In case you missed it, Justin won already picked up a Grammy for Best Dance Recording for "Where Are U Now."
6:59 PM: It's one of the most anticipated moments of the night! Adele singing "All I Ask." No surprised she's crushing it and looking good doing it with a sparkly red dress and updo.
6:56 PM: Miguel sings "She's Out of My Life" before announcing the winner for Best Rock Performance... and the winner is The Alabama Shakes!
6:47 PM: Seth MacFarlane takes the stage next to present the Best Musical Theater Album... and the Grammy goes to "Hamilton"!
6:41 PM: Kendrick Lamar's powerful performance of "The Blacker the Berry" includes prison cells, chains, lights and a fire.
6:29 PM: Now a special treat from Richard Rodgers Theatre in NYC! The cast of "Hamilton"!
6:22 PM: Tori Kelly and James Bay rock out on their guitars while singing "Hollow."
6:13 PM: Awww, Jackson Browne joined the Eagles to pay tribute to the late Glenn Frey with "Take It Easy."
6:11 PM: Ed Sheerhan just picked up a Grammy for Song of the Year for "Thinking Out Loud"!
6:09 PM: It is being reported that Rihanna canceled her Grammys performance last minute. We've got all the details here.
6:07 PM: Get the tissues out. Stevie Wonder and Pentatonix are paying tribute to Earth Wind and Fire's Maurice White with the group's hit "That's the Way of the World."
6:03 PM: Little Big Town wows the crowd with "Girl Crush."
5:54 PM: There is nothing better than Lionel Richie himself joining the artists on the stage to sing "All Night Long."
5:47 PM: It's time to celebrate Lionel Richie! What a great tribute with John Legend singing "Easy Like Sunday Morning" at the piano. Next up it's Demi Lovato, rocking some awesome extensions and a low cut tux jacket, singing "Hello." Luke Bryan is bringing some country flair to "Penny Lover." Meghan Trainor, sparkling in black, is feeling it with "You Are." Tyrese is all swagger singing "Brick House."
5:39 PM: Now, it's time for Best Country Album... and the Grammy goes to: Chris Stapleton for "Traveller"! He just thanked Taylor Swift for glitter bombing him before this. LOL.
5:35 PM: We can't get enough of Andra Day's amazing voice as she sings "Rise Up" on the Grammys stage. The singer, donning a floor-length fur coat, then welcomes Ellie Goulding to the stage for "Love Me Like You Do." What a great combo!
5:23 PM: Ariana Grande just gave us a few lines from The Weeknd's "Earned It" before introducing the singer for his performance of "I Can't Feel My Face." It's not over yet thought. The Weeknd just switched stages and now he's singing "In the Night."
5:14 PM: Sam Hunt and Carrie Underwood make a dream duo singing his hit "Take Your Time."
5:12 PM: Kendrick Lamar just won Best Rap Album for "To Pimp A Butterfly"!
5:05 PM: Now, LL Cool J takes the stage to greet everyone and praise all the nominees. He even jokes that he loves lip syncing but at the Grammys it is the real deal.
5:00 PM: It's time! Taylor Swift is kicking off the show with her hit "Out of the Woods"! She's rocking a super sexy and sparkly jumpsuit with a sheer panel that runs along the side of her body from her armpit to her boots. Wow! Not to mention it's backless.