The winners of the 61st Grammy Awards will be announced on 10 February 2019, and fans in South Africa will be able to watch the fancy ceremony on DStv.
South Africans will be happy to know that The Soweto Gospel Choir has been nominated for a 2019 Grammy Award.
The group is nominated in the World Music Album category along with artists such as Bombino, Fatoumata Diawara, Seun Kuti and Egypt 80. The Soweto Gospel Choir has received five Grammy nominations and won two over the last couple of years.
See who else is nominated over here.
South Africans can watch the 2019 Grammy Awards on Monday, 11 February 2019 at 03:00 or 21:30 on channel 103 on DStv and on Wednesday, 13 February 2019 at 13:00 on channel 320 on DStv.
Alicia Keys will be hosting the 61st Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles this year.
Current nominees Chloe x Halle, Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, and Travis Scott are set to perform on Music’s Biggest Night.
Additionally, current nominee Dua Lipa will perform with St. Vincent. In what is sure to be a Grammy moment to remember, Yolanda Adams, Fantasia, and Andra Day will honor the legendary Aretha Franklin.
They join previously announced performers J Balvin, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, Dan + Shay, H.E.R., Little Big Town, Post Malone, Ricky Martin, Shawn Mendes, Janelle Monáe, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, Dolly Parton, Katy Perry, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Diana Ross, Arturo Sandoval, and Young Thug.
Gaga, winner of six Grammys, is currently 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”.
Best New Artist nominees Chloe x Halle are also nominated for Best Urban Contemporary Album for The Kids Are Alright, while Dua Lipa is nominated for Best New Artist and Best Dance Recording for “Electricity” [Silk City & Dua Lipa feat. Diplo & Mark Ronson].
Five-time GRAMMY winner Ronson is nominated for three times this year: Song Of The Year and Best Song Written For Visual Media for “Shallow” and Best Dance Recording for “Electricity”.
Also nominated three times this year, Scott is up for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for “Sicko Mode” as well as Best Rap Album for Astroworld.
St. Vincent is nominated for Best Rock Song for “Masseduction” and Best Alternative Music Album Masseduction.