Watch Grammys live stream 2023: how to watch the 65th annual music awards for free, Harry Styles wins album of the year

Grammys live stream 2023: how to watch the 65th annual music awards for free wherever you are
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Grammys 2023 live stream

The 2023 Grammys took place last night, and with Harry Styles winning Album of the Year, plus performances from Bad Bunny, Mary J Blige, Lizzo and DJ Khaled, it was quite a night. US viewers can watch the ceremony highlights free online at the official Grammys website. Remember to use a VPN if you're trying to watch your local stream from abroad.

Grammys 2023 live stream: preview

The 65th Annual Grammy Awards took place on Sunday 5th February at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles. One of the biggest events on the music calendar, this year's ceremony saw late night talk show host Trevor Noah return for his third presenting gig in a row.

It was a star-studded night. Nominees included Adele, Beyoncé, ABBA, Kendrick Lamar, Harry Styles (winner of Best Album) and Samara Joy (Best New Artist winner). Plenty of the nominees performed on the night, including Bad Bunny, Brandi Carlile, Lizzo and Sam Smith, while a host of familiar faces presented awards, including First Lady Jill Biden, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Billy Crystal and James Corden.

In all, there were a whopping 91 awards to hand out, including some new categories – among these are Songwriter Of The Year (Non-Classical), Best Score Soundtrack For Video Games And Other Interactive Media, and Best Alternative Music Performance. Plus there's a new Special Merit Award for Best Song For Social Change.

Missed it? Those in the USA can watch the 65th Annual Grammy Awards show free online at Grammy.com. Make sure to you know how to use a VPN to watch a Grammys live stream from anywhere. Localised options below.

US: watch Grammys live stream

In the US, Paramount+ is the place to find a Grammys live stream. Paramount+ costs $4.99 a month, or you can bundle it with Showtime for $11.99 a month.

Grammys 2023 live on Paramount+ (7-day free trial)

Grammys 2023 live on Paramount+ (7-day free trial)
Get you a backstage pass to the hottest event on the music calendar with Paramount+, which also offers TV channels, original shows, movies like Top Gun: Maverick and more. $4.99 a month; new users get a 7-day free trial. No contract, cancel anytime.

Watch Grammys 2023 live stream from anywhere

You won't be able to watch your regular Grammys 2023 live stream while traveling abroad. The streaming service will spot that you're in a foreign country and block you. You can use a VPN (virtual private network) to get around this, though.

It's a straightforward piece of software which sets your device to appear as if it's in the right country, allowing you to watch the Grammys 2023 live stream from anywhere in the world.

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How to use a VPN for the Grammys live stream

1. Install the VPN of your choice. ExpressVPN is the one we recommend.

2. Open up the VPN app and choose the location of the service you wish to access. For the Grammys 2023, you may wish to choose 'US' for the Paramount+ 7-day free trial.

3. Then head over to Paramount+ on your browser or device and enjoy the free 2023 Grammys live stream!

Can I watch the Grammys live stream in the UK?

UK: Watch highlights onlive.grammy.com

UK: Watch highlights on live.grammy.com
Highlights from the ceremony will be streamed live on the Grammys official website. You can control the feed yourself, choosing from various options, and access exclusive features not available to TV viewers.

Remember: US and Aussie fans visiting the UK can use a VPN to unblock the Grammys live stream on Paramount+ from anywhere.

Australia: Watch Grammys live stream 2023

If you're in Australia, you can watch a Grammys live stream on the Australian version of Paramount+. It costs AU$89.99 a year, and brings you all manner of original shows, movies, sports action like the FA Cup and more besides. 

Outside Australia? Simply use a VPN to access your local Grammys live stream without being geo-blocked.

Grammys 2023 live on Paramount+ (7-day free trial)

Grammys 2023 live on Paramount+ (7-day free trial)
Paramount+ has a free 7-day trial, so you can try before you buy. It's also the home to original shows like Star Trek Prodigy, and movies like Top Gun: Maverick. The price is AU$89.99 a year after the free ends, but there's no contract so you can cancel anytime. 

Grammys 2023 live stream start times

Global Grammys 2023 start times

  • UK: 1am (Monday)
  • Central Europe: 2am (Monday)
  • USA (EST/PST): 8pm / 5pm
  • Australia: 9am (Monday)
  • New Zealand: 2pm (Monday)

Who are the Grammy 2023 nominees?

Some of the nominees for the Grammys 2023 are as follows:

Record of the Year
Don't Shut Me Down – ABBA
Easy On Me – Adele
Break My Soul – Beyoncé
Good Morning Gorgeous – Mary J. Blige
You And Me On The Rock – Brandi Carlile Featuring Lucius
Woman – Doja Cat
Bad Habit – Steve Lacy
The Heart Part 5 – Kendrick Lamar
About Damn Time – Lizzo
As It Was – Harry Styles

Album Of The Year
Voyage – ABBA
30 – Adele
Un Verano Sin Ti – Bad Bunny
Renaissance – Beyoncé
Good Morning Gorgeous (Deluxe) – Mary J. Blige
In These Silent Days – Brandi Carlile
Music Of The Spheres – Coldplay
Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers – Kendrick Lamar
Special – Lizzo
Harry's House – Harry Styles

Song Of The Year
abcdefu – Sara Davis, GAYLE & Dave Pittenger, songwriters (GAYLE)
About Damn Time – Melissa “Lizzo” Jefferson, Eric Frederic, Blake Slatkin & Theron Makiel Thomas, songwriters (Lizzo)
All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (The Short Film) – Liz Rose & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
As It Was – Tyler Johnson, Kid Harpoon & Harry Styles, songwriters (Harry Styles)
Bad Habit – Matthew Castellanos, Brittany Fousheé, Diana Gordon, John Carroll Kirby & Steve Lacy, songwriters (Steve Lacy)
Break My Soul – Beyoncé, S. Carter, Terius "The-Dream" Gesteelde-Diamant & Christopher A. Stewart, songwriters (Beyoncé)
Easy On Me – Adele Adkins & Greg Kurstin, songwriters (Adele)
God Did – Tarik Azzouz, E. Blackmon, Khaled Khaled, F. LeBlanc, Shawn Carter, John Stephens, Dwayne Carter, William Roberts & Nicholas Warwar, songwriters (DJ Khaled Featuring Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, John Legend & Fridayy)
The Heart Part 5 – Jake Kosich, Johnny Kosich, Kendrick Lamar & Matt Schaeffer, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)
Just Like That – Bonnie Raitt, songwriter (Bonnie Raitt)

Best New Artist
Anitta
Omar Apollo
DOMi & JD Beck
Muni Long
Samara Joy
Latto
Måneskin
Tobe Nwigwe
Molly Tuttle
Wet Leg

You can see a full list of the Grammys 2023 nominees here.

What time is the Grammys 2023?

The Grammys 2023 ceremony starts at 8pm ET / 5pm PT / 1am GMT.

Where is the Grammys held?

The Grammys 2023 ceremony takes place on Sunday 5th February at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.

Joe Svetlik

Joe has been writing about tech for 17 years, first on staff at T3 magazine, then in a freelance capacity for Stuff, The Sunday Times Travel Magazine, Men's Health, GQ, The Mirror, Trusted Reviews, TechRadar and many more (including What Hi-Fi?). His specialities include all things mobile, headphones and speakers that he can't justifying spending money on.