From the first arrival to the last star running down the red carpet before the show begins, we'll bring you all the glittering action from the Grammys live this Sunday night during the MTV News Pre-Show. With a crew anchored by MTV News' Sway and James Montgomery, we'll be everywhere you want to be in the run-up to the 54th annual ceremony.
You never know what you're going to see or hear on the red carpet, so we are posting up for a full three hours from 5 p.m. ET until the show kicks off at 8.
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And with the [article id="1678392"]expansive roster of artists[/article] expected to perform, present or just hang out, we'll catch up with as many as possible, from Katy Perry, Drake, Fergie, Bruce Springsteen and Adele to Rihanna, Coldplay, Taylor Swift, [article id="1678170"]Foo Fighters[/article], Bruno Mars, Alicia Keys, Kelly Clarkson, [article id="1678637"]Nicki Minaj[/article], [article id="1678673"]Chris Brown[/article] and [article id="1677452"]host LL Cool J[/article].
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Once we have them in our sights, we'll ask the nominees how they're feeling about their chances, what performances they're most looking forward to and see if we can't get a peek at what they're planning for the future. [article id="1675194"]Kanye West is the night's most-nominated artist[/article], with seven nods for his joint album with Jay-Z, Watch the Throne, and his own My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, both of which are up for Rap Album of the Year. West is followed by this year's critical darling, Adele, who is tied with the Foo Fighters and Bruno Mars with six nods each. Lil Wayne and dance-music breakout Skrillex each garnered five nods.
Chaos! Profanity! Wardrobe malfunctions! Don't miss Sway and James Montgomery live from the Grammys red carpet this Sunday, February 12, for a full three hours of mayhem, starting at 5 p.m. ET on MTV.com. And the fun doesn't end Sunday: MTV News has you covered until the Grammy hangover wears off!