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After being pushed back from the original date in January due to a rise in COVID-19 cases, the rescheduled Grammy Awards are finally set to air this weekend! People are still buzzing about last week’s Oscars, and the Grammy Awards are sure to be a much-talked about event as well. For cord cutters, though, you might wonder how to stream the Grammys

This blog post will show you how to stream the Grammys for free without cable. 

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How to Stream the Grammys 2022 Basics

This year’s 64th Annual Grammy Awards will be hosted by The Daily Show host Trevor Noah. Musical performers include Brothers Osborne, Billie Eilish, BTS, Lil Nas X, Olivia Rodrigo, John Legend, and Carrie Underwood. Presenters include Megan Thee Stallion, Questlove Lenny Kravitz, Dua Lipa, Keith Urban, Avril Lavigne, and Jared Leto.

Prior to the main ceremony, the Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony will give out over 70 Grammy Awards in the Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony on Sunday, April 3rd at 12:30PM PT. The Premiere Ceremony will stream for free on and the Recording Academy’s YouTube channel before being available on-demand on Paramount+ the next day (Monday, April 4th).

Red Carpet coverage beginning on Sunday, April 3rd at 6:30PM ET/3:30PM PT on PeopleTV for free or on E! at 4:00PM ET/1:00PM PT with a cable or live TV streaming streaming service subscription like fuboTV or YouTube TV

The main Grammy Award ceremony will occur on Sunday, April 3rd starting at 8:00PM ET/5:00PM PT and air on CBS and Paramount+ for Premium subscribers.

The Easiest Way to Stream the Grammys

how to stream the grammys 2022

If you are a Paramount+ Premium subscriber in the United States, you’ll have access to a livestream of your local CBS station which includes the live telecast of the Grammy Awards on April 3rd. 

Please note that Paramount+ includes two plan options, the “Essential” plan ($4.99/mo) and the “Premium” plan ($9.99/mo.), but only the Premium plan subscribers will have access to the livestream of CBS. All subscribers on either the Essential Plan or Premium plan will have access to the ceremony on-demand the next day. 

The good news is that Paramount+ offers a free, seven day trial for all subscribers. So you can sign up for the free trial and stream the Grammys for free on Paramount+! To sign up for the trial, click on the button below.

For more on Paramount+, check out the Shall I Stream It review here.

More Ways to Stream the Grammys

Maybe you’ve already used up your Paramount+ free trial or want access to more live channels. Then you’ll want to sign up for a live TV streaming service. The live TV streaming services that carry CBS are Hulu + Live TV, fuboTV, YouTube TV, and DIRECTV Stream.

fuboTV, YouTube TV and DIRECTV Stream currently offer a free trial. For more details, or to sign up, check out the chart below. 

Streaming ServiceFree Trial?Regular Price After TrialIncludes E!Sign Up Link
fuboTV✅ Yes, 7 days$69.99/mo. w/ 15% off 1st month✅ YesSign up here
YouTube TV✅ Yes, 14 days$4.99 for 1st month (includes $10 referral discount), $64.99 after✅ YesSign up here
DIRECTV Stream✅ Yes, 5 days$59.99 for 3 mos. then $69.99/mo after✅ YesSign up here
Hulu + Live TV🚫 No$69.99/mo. including regular Hulu, Disney+, & ESPN+ at no extra cost✅ YesSign up here

Sling TV, Philo, Vidgo, and Frndly TV do not include CBS.


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