James Corden Revealed Grammy Night Secrets

Henrietta Brewer
February 11, 2017

Whether the awards actually mean anything remains subjective, but the performances themselves at least usually prove entertaining.

The comedian joined Recording Academy President Neil Portnow, CBS executive Jack Sussman, and Grammys executive producer Ken Elrich Thursday to roll out the iconic carpet at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Prince, a seven-times Grammy victor, was found dead at his Minneapolis studio complex in April. While Queen Bey's "Lemonade" was arguably the most culturally significant album of the past year, Adele's "25" was the year's top seller and, it will be argued, has more widespread appeal. "While it's almost impossible to convey the full depth of an artist's cultural impact in a single performance, it's that very challenge that has led us to some of our most memorable Grammy moments".

Artists from television and film have spoken out during the award season, most recently at the Golden Globes and SAG Awards.

Here's another #ThrowbackThursday bonus: Prince owning the Grammy stage back in 1985.

This February, Vh1, continues the award fever in India with a month long celebration of the 59 Annual Grammy Awards, on air and on ground. James Corden will host.

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