2017 Grammys Live Tracker: Performances, Award Winners, Pictures, GIFs, and On Demand Streaming Info

Brad Bershad

by Brad Bershad

Published February 12, 2017

First time we're trying this... putting together a live tracker with a complete run-down of perfmances, award winners, and other notable events with some screenshots of the CBS broadcast. All GIFs courtesy of the Recording Academy on Giphy.

The 2017 Grammy Awards are streaming on demand exclusively via CBS All Access.

2017 Grammys Televised Event - Live Tracker

Last updated Monday, February 13, at 9:28 am ET


Adele performs "Hello"



James Corden host intro



Jennier Lopez presents award for Best New Artist to Chance The Rapper

Paris Jackson intro

The Weeknd and Daft Punk perform "Starboy" and "I Feel It Coming"



John Travolta intro

Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood perform "The Fighter"

Nick Jonas presents award to Twenty One Pilots for "Stressed Out" for the Pop category's Best Pop Duo / Group Performance. The duo took their pants off before accepting the award for Pop Group Performance, upholding an old pact



David Bowie wins Best Rock Song for "Blackstar." Katharine McPhee and Twenty One Pilots present the award.

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James Corden opens with his pants off.

Ed Sheeran performs "Shape Of You"

Ryan Seacrest intro

Lukas Graham and Kelsea Ballerini perform "7 Years."

Tina Knowles intro

Beyonce showed off her baby bump and some incredible visuals while performing two songs off Lemonade: "Love Drought" and "Sandcastles."



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"My Church" by Maren Morris wins Best Country Solo Performance.

James Corden comedy bit leads to Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, Neil Diamond, Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, singing "Sweet Caroline."

Bruno Mars performs "That's what I Like"

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Little Big Town performs "Teenage Dream"

Katy Perry and Skip Marley perform "Chained To The Rhythm"

James Corden does comedy bit

William Bell and Gary Clark Jr. perform "Born Under A Bad Sign"



Lemonade by Beyonce wins Best Urban Contemporary Album.

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Gina Rodriguez intro

Maren Morris and Alicia Keys perform "Once"

George Michael Tribute begins with James Corden intro

Adele performs "Fastlove" with restart



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Coloring Book by Chance the Rapper wins Best Rap Album, presented by Taraji P. Henson

James Corden comedy bit with his parents, Heidi Klum, and Nick Jonas



Laverne Cox intro

Metallica and Lady Gaga perform "Moth into Flame," although things get off to a shaky start due to technical problems with James Hetfield's microphone.









Sturgill Simpson performs "All Around You" with The Dap Kings, in memory of Sharon Jones.



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DNCE 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Fever intro

Bee Gees Medley
"Stayin' Alive" performed by Demi Lovato
"Tragedy" performed by Tori Kelly
"How Deep Is Your Love" by Little Big Town
"Night Fever" performed by Andra Day
"Staying Alive" reprise with all

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"Hello" by Adele wins Song of the Year. (Record of the Year is given to the performer and producer of a single song, while Song of the Year is an award given to a songwriter / composer of a single song.) Presentation by Celine Dion. Producer and co-writer Greg Kurstin is cut off before he can say anything, which elicits boos from the crowd.

Solange intro

Anderson .Paak and A Tribe Called Quest perform "Award Tour," "Movin Backwards," and "We the People...."





Rihanna and her bedazzled flask had social media blowing up.

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Prince tribute

Morris Day and The Time perform "Jungle Love" and "The Bird"
Bruno Mars performs "Let's Go Crazy"













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Pentatonix perform "ABC" by The Jackson 5

James Corden comedy bit about the chairs on the floor of the Staples Center at the Grammys. "Right now, you have a better seat than Beyonce at The Grammys. 'Music's Biggest Night'... Wrestlers get hit with better chairs than these."

Halsey intro

Chance The Rapper performs "How Great"

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James Corden comedy bit about Kanye West, leads to introduction of Neil Portnow, president of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.

John Legend and Cynthia Erivo perform "God Only Knows" by The Beach Boys.

In Memoriam (full list is available at

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Tim McGraw and Faith Hill present Album of the Year and Record of the Year.

Adele and Greg Kurstin win Record of the Year for "Hello."

Adele wins Album of the Year for 25. After thanking her team, she addressed Beyonce directly and talked about the beauty and importance of Lemonade.





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