Gaga wins Grammy for ‘Shallow’; Hugh Jackman wins 1st Grammy

Gaga wins Grammy for ‘Shallow’; Hugh Jackman wins 1st Grammy

Gaga, now an eight-time Grammy victor, won best pop solo performance for "Joanne", while her hit "Shallow" was named best song written for visual media.

It looks like the Grammy Awards will be embroiled in drama, yet again.

Monae also highlighted the huge year for women at the Grammys: Five of the eight album of the year nominees are women, and six of the eight best new artist contenders are female acts.

Gaga, victor of six Grammys, is now nominated for Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, and Best Song Written For Visual Media for "Shallow" and Best Pop Solo Performance for "Joanne".

Alicia Keys is set to host the Grammys this year.

In India, one can watch the three-and-a-half hours long show live on 11 February, 7:30 am onwards on Vh1 India. Those who miss out watching the event in morning can tune in for the repeat telecast at 2 pm and 9 pm on the same channel. The 2019 Grammy Awards air Sunday, Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS. The show will also be available for live stream on CBS All Access, a subscription-based service (which offers a free trial).

Alicia Keys will be hosting the 61st Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles this year.

Actor/rapper Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino is among those to have apparently turned down the opportunity to perform at this year's Grammy Awards.

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"I know i'm not there tonight (trust, i tried and still truly wished it had worked out tbh) and i know i said i try not to put too much weight into these things. but (expletive). this is wild and attractive. thank you so much", she tweeted after learning about her win.

Katy Perry, Kacey Musgraves and Fantasia have all been tapped to perform musical tributes to Parton and Franklin, while Diana Ross will reportedly taking the stage to perform a medley of her greatest hits. He's far from being the oldest-ever Grammy victor, though.

The lead up to this year's Grammys hasn't been completely smooth though.

They are both up for album of the year, alongside Cardi B, H.E.R., Post Malone and Janelle Monae. Alessia Cara is set to appear as a presenter, while Shawn Mendes is going to perform and also up for a nomination.

Actor Priyanka Chopra is expected to attend the awards with her husband and singer Nick Jonas.

Looming predictions of rain could also put a damper on this year's awards ceremony.

This year's show exhibits some efforts to combat these diversity issues - the academy, which The Times reported has invited 900 new members to vote, expanded major categories from five to eight nominees.

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