2017 Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony: Most awards will be handed out during online pre-show

The Grammy telecast will air this Sunday, February 12, in a live ceremony hosted by “Late Late Show” star James Corden on CBS, but if you want to see who wins the lion’s share of awards, make sure to tune in to the Grammy Premiere Ceremony, which will stream online before the main event.

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The Premiere Ceremony will be hosted by Margaret Cho, a Grammy nominee this year for Best Comedy Album for “American Myth,” and it begins at 12:30pm Pacific on Grammy.com. And while the telecast is jam-packed with performances, the Grammy pre-show boasts its own impressive lineup of musical talent taking the stage, including current nominees Judy Collins, Ravi Coltrane, Ziggy Marley, Carla Morrison, Northern Cree, O’Connor Band with Mark O’Connor, and Third Coast Percussion.

Among the presenters who will announce the winners in approximately 70 categories will be Jimmy Jam, Lauren Daigle, For King & Country, Sarah Jarosz, Rene Marie, Mya and Panic! At the Disco lead singer Brendon Urie.

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