The Grammys are going to be *huge* this year. With major nominations (opens in new tab) for the biggest names in music—like Adele, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Drake, Kayne, Demi Lovato, Sia, Ariana Grande (should we continue?!), and epic performances (opens in new tab) from basically every other musician, including Bruno Mars, John Legend, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, it will be a Grammy Awards like no other.
To gear up for the show, we took a peek at the Grammys seating chart to see where our favorite celebrities will be sitting. Let's begin, shall we?
Beyoncé and Jay-Z, the King and Queen of our hearts the music world, will be sitting front and center as they make their first appearance after confirming they're expecting twins (opens in new tab). The couple are front row regulars, but this year it's particularly important that they are close to the stage: Bey is performing (opens in new tab) (🙌 🙌 🙌) and she is nominated for a whopping nine awards. (opens in new tab)
Sitting one seat over is Kendrick Lamar, and next to him is Schoolboy Q. In the distance (read: second, third, and fourth rows), you can spot Metallica, De La Soul, Twenty One Pilots, and Khalif Brown.
In the row right behind Bey and Jay are Solange, Faith Hill, and Tim McGraw. Sitting behind Tim is Ariana Grande, and one seat over from her is Mike Will Made-It.
And this is where we'd probably want to spend our entire night. Sia and whatever creative way (opens in new tab) she decides to hide her face (opens in new tab) will be sitting next to Taraji P. Henson. They'll be a row ahead of Lady Gaga (and maybe her new BF (opens in new tab)?!),who is next to John Legend and Chrissy Teigen (opens in new tab), and Jason Derulo. Last year's Super Bowl halftime performer Bruno Mars (opens in new tab) is sitting right behind this year's halftime goddess (opens in new tab) Gaga.
In the most likely to spontaneously break into a power ballad section, we have three of the night's *major* performers (opens in new tab): Adele, Keith Urban, and Katy Perry.
One of the most interesting pairings of the night will be neighbors Rihanna and Carrie Underwood. Are these two unexpected besties? Maybe. A few rows back, we spot seats for Diplo and The Weeknd (but sadly, we don't see a seat for Selena Gomez, the other half of this new couple (opens in new tab)).
The Grammy Awards (hosted by James Corden) air February 12 at 8 p.m. on CBS.
Maggie Maloney is the associate editor at Town & Country and ELLE Decor, where she covers style, beauty, jewelry, and the many members of the royal family. She also manages social media and content strategy for both brands.
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