Mark the date! Sunday 28th January is knocking your doors with the mega-event of the music world. Yes, you guessed it right. It’s Grammy Awards 2018 bringing to you a bouquet of stars under one roof, live from New York’s Madison Square Garden at 8 PM EST. And, it’s just four days away! This year it’s expected to be a bash of renowned artists like Rihanna, DJ Khaled, Lady Gaga and Latin artist Luis Fonsi among the many. So, do you think you can miss this mega-event? Well, we have it all planned for you, here’s what you need to do to watch Grammy Awards 2018 live online.
Why Grammy Awards 2018 Is A Must-Watch?
The Grammy 2018 is expected to set a new record of the ultimate thrilling event, why? The year 2018 will mark the 60th Anniversary of The Grammy Awards which is expected to thrill the viewers with lots of surprises. What’s new this year? Well for starters, the home ground of the Grammy’s has switched from Staples Centre Los Angeles to New York’s Madison Square Garden.
Secondly, the music’s biggest night will be hosted by hysterical comedian James Corden and heart-throb Miley Cyrus and Elton John taking the stage after the red carpet coverage.
Where To Watch The Grammy Awards 2018 Live Online?
The 60th Grammy Award will mark the 46th consecutive year for CBS of broadcasting the event live, and the tradition is expected to continue till 2026. The event will be telecast on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 at a new time from 7.30 PM – 11.00 PM ET. And, 4:30–8 p.m. PT. Due to the exclusive broadcasting license, no other channel in the USA will be telecasting the event live.
If you are wondering, how the people outside the USA will be watching the event live, then your concerns are right. There is only one way to watch the Grammy Awards 2018 at a 7 hours difference in the UK with ET! channel on Monday, 29 January.
But, How To Watch The Grammy Award 2018 Live Online Outside USA?
U.K’s most watched ‘4Music’ channel is allowing viewers to watch The Grammy's swiftly without any location issues. 4K Music channel has the exclusive rights to telecast Grammy's outside the U.S with online streaming. The channel will air on 29th January at 7 pm GMT U.K time.
If you live outside USA and UK, then there’s no chance you can watch the event live online without using a backdoor. When all the doors are closed, and you have no other way to bypass restrictions, your only way to watch blocked content is VPN. A VPN will hide your IP address replacing it with the IP address of U.S, giving you access to CBS.
Here’s the list of top 3 VPN you can use to watch Grammy Award 2018 live online.
Top 3 VPNs To Watch The Grammy Awards 2018 Live Online
Kodi! The name itself speaks a thousand words when it comes to free access to restricted channels, shows, movies, music, etc. It’s the best media center available to date so far. The amazing media software offers numerous media content through the Kodi add-ons available.
Many internet users wish to watch the event live on their Kodi device. So, here’s a complete step-by-step guide with the all the details you need to watch The Grammy Awards 2018 live online on Kodi.
Watch The Grammy Awards On Kodi
In order to avoid legal constraints it’s advised to use VPN for Kodi to secure privacy and access it freely. Follow the guide below to install USTVNow add-on to watch the Grammy Awards 2018.
There are two add-ons you can download to watch the Grammy Award 2018 live online. These are as follow:
Here are the steps needed to install cCloud TV Add-on for Kodi.
- Go to Kodi home screen and select “Gear” icon
- Select “File Manager”
- Chose “Add Source”
- Copy paste this URL: kdil.co/repo in the URL box and name it Kodi Israel
- Return to the main menu and select “Add-ons”
- Chose “Package” icon on the top left corner
- Click “Install from zip file” and chose Kodi Israel
- Chose Kodil.zip to install the repository
- Wait for the “Add-on Installed” notification
- Look for “Install from Repository”
- Click on “Kodi Repository” and then “Video Add-ons”
- Scroll down and select cCloud TV and start installation
- Chose Add-on, select “All Channels”
- Press the left button on your keyboard
- Click on “Search” and type in CBS
Tada! Your free to watch The Grammy's 2018 Live on Kodi.
Here’s our step by step guide for installation of USTVNow add-on which will also give you access to Grammys 2018 live irrespective of the geo-restrictions.
- Click on Settings in Kodi’s main menu, Select File Manager and double click on Add Source
- Copy paste the URL: http://srp.nu/ and type the name ‘Superrepo’ in the NONE box and click OK
- Select install from zip file and a box will appear.
- Select Superrepo, then chose Krypton and click on Repositories.
- Return to home screen and select add-ons.
- Select Package installer on the top left corner of the screen.
- Select install from Zip file, box will pop up.
- Select superrepo, then Krypton and chose Repositories.
- Select SuperRepo.kodi.krypton.repositories-0.7.04.zip and wait for the installation
- After installation completes, click on Install from Repository, then Superrepo repositories krypton V7
- Chose Repository than select Superrepo and start installation.
- Return to add-ons click on package installer, install from repository and find superepo repository
- Select video add-ons and click on USTVNow plus and install
- After installation notification, click live CBS and you’re free to access The 2018 Grammy's Live on Kodi.
The Highlights Of The Grammy Award 2018
Among the artists Jay Z has been nominated for eight awards including; song of the year, album of the year and rapper of the year. Not only him but the Dashing Kendrick Lamar has 7 nominations and singer of the pop hit ‘24K Magic’ Bruno Mars for 6 nominations.
We have compiled a list of all nominations that you should know. Have a look!
Song of the Year
- “Despacito,” Ramón Ayala, Justin Bieber, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Erika Ender, Luis Fonsi, and Marty James Garton
- “4:44,” Shawn Carter and Dion Wilson
- “Issues,” Benny Blanco, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Julia Michaels, and Justin Drew Tranter
- “1-800-273-8255,” Alessia Caracciolo, Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, Arjun Ivatury, and Khalid Robinson
- “That’s What I Like,” Christopher Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy, Philip Lawrence, Bruno Mars, Ray Charles McCullough II, Jeremy Reeves, Ray Romulus, and Jonathan Yip
Record of the Year
- “Redbone,” Childish Gambino
- “Despacito,” Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
- “The Story of O.J.,” Jay-Z
- “HUMBLE.,” Kendrick Lamar
- “24K Magic,” Bruno Mars
Best new Artist
- Alessia Cara
- Lil Uzi Vert
- Julia Michaels
And, the list goes on and on. You can check all the categories and all the nominations on The Grammy Award 2018 official website.
Hope you will enjoy the event and do not miss this big opportunity as you can watch it on your home screen with just few simple steps. Let us know in the comment section, if you have anything to add to this story.