How can I watch music’s biggest night of 2014?

With the 56th GRAMMY Awards TV show less than three weeks away, in our second episode of Ask The GRAMMYs, we feature a tuning-in question for viewers around the world and provide information on GRAMMY artists and opportunities to attend the biggest night of the music :

Am I able to watch the GRAMMYs live on the official Perth website, Australia or USA only access? Do you know if it’s broadcast here? Thank you. — Lilac

Lilac, good question! (Perhaps that’s why we selected it.) Although the GRAMMY telecast is not available to stream online, you can tune in to the 56th GRAMMYs on the Foxtel Network in Australia on Monday, January 27 at 12 p.m.

However, the pre-telecast ceremony (which takes place before the awards show and announces the GRAMMYs in over 70 categories) will be be broadcast online. It will be broadcast on the GRAMMY live page on on Sunday, January 26 at 4 p.m. ET. (Hopefully you can do the math to determine the start time in Perth, but it will also be available on demand for a month after the show.)

For viewers residing outside of the United States, did you know that the GRAMMYs can be viewed in over 170 countries around the world, including Canada, China, Dominican Republic, France, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Puerto Rico and everywhere Africa and South America, among others? Be sure to check your local listings for specific streaming information.

And for our American viewers, the 56th GRAMMYs will take place live on Sunday, January 26 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and will air on the CBS Television Network from 8-11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

Some of you have also written in to ask if any of your favorite artists will be performing. Here’s a list of artists who will be performing on GRAMMY Sunday so far:

Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and Blake Shelton
Kendrick Lamar with Imagine Dragons
Metallica with Lang Lang
Katy Perry
Pink and Nate Ruess (of Fun.)
Daft Punk with Nile Rodgers (from Chic), Pharrell Williams and Stevie Wonder
Robin Thicke with Chicago

Keep checking as we’ll be announcing more artists soon!

Finally, some of you have also asked how to attend the GRAMMY Awards. Although tickets to the telecast are only available for purchase for GRAMMY nominees and members of the Recording Academy and the music industry, we are offering fans the chance to win a trip to the awards ceremony. this year in Los Angeles.

By pre-ordering the 2014 GRAMMY Nominees album by January 20, you can enter for a chance to win a trip for two to the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards on January 26 (no purchase necessary). Additionally, each album purchased in store will include a special game piece with a unique code for a chance to play the GRAMMY Ticket Game. To participate, use the code on for a chance to win a trip for two to the 57th GRAMMYs in 2015!

Got 18 of the best hits from the past year, plus a once-in-a-lifetime chance to attend the GRAMMYs? It’s a great way to start 2014 if we say so ourselves.

(Have a specific question about the GRAMMY Awards process? Need 411 about The Recording Academy’s advocacy work in Washington? Are you curious about MusiCares or the GRAMMY Foundation? Ask the GRAMMYs is your opportunity. Send your burning GRAMMY-related question via email at [email protected]. And don’t forget to tune in to Music’s Biggest Night, the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards, Sunday, January 26, 2014, on CBS from 8-11:30 p.m. ET/PT.)

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