19 information in regards to the 2022 Grammy Awards

Billie Eilish

By Mark Savage
BBC Music Correspondent

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Billie Eilish could add to her already impressive haul of Grammy trophies

The Grammy Awards are upon us once again, after a three-month delay due to the surge of Covid cases in the US.

The star-studded ceremony is traditionally billed as “music’s biggest night” – which covers both the scale of the event and its mind-numbing length.

The first awards will be handed out in Las Vegas at 12:30 on Sunday, a thrombosis-inducing eight hours before the album of the year prize is presented at 20:30 local time (04:30 in the UK).

There are 70 categories in total, with everyone from Lady Gaga to Barack Obama on the nominations list.

Unlike last year’s smaller event, which featured a mixture of live and pre-recorded performances, the 2022 ceremony will be a more normal show – with Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, Carrie Underwood, Silk Sonic and Olivia Rodrigo all taking to the stage at the MGM Grand Arena.

Comedian Trevor Noah…