LL Cool J., who has hosted the Grammys for the last two years, is back again. Um, yay? Anyway we have a list of five things to look out for during the show, which starts at 8 p.m. EST on CBS, including a performance by hip-hop's biggest couple, Beyoncé and Jay Z. The event will be broadcast from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
1. A performance by Mr. and Mrs. Carter.
Whether they perform “Drunk in Love,” a duet from Beyoncé’s surprise 2013 release or a throwback like “Bonnie and Clyde,” it will all be good.
2. Will Kanye West pull a Kanye?
With two Grammy nominations, viewers could be in for a two-peat of the Taylor Swift episode. He has already indicated how he views the nominations for Yeezus. “People come to me and congratulate me on those two nominations. F—k those nominations!”
3. Jay Z will likely win something.
The rap veteran has nods in nine categories for Magna Carta, Holy Grail, including best rap album.
4. Will #whoispaulmccartney and #whoisringostarr be popular hashtags among tweens and teens?
The two surviving members of the Beatles are being awarded the Recording Academy lifetime achievement award.
5. We are excited about a performance by Kendrick Lamar.
The critically acclaimed rapper, nominated for best rap album, is in for some tough competition up against Kanye, Jay Z, Drake and Macklemore and Ryan, but it will be great to see him perform.