Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Childish Gambino Turn Down Grammys Performances

Alicia Keys and James Corden

Alicia Keys and James Corden Terence Patrick CBS

The album earned Keys the first five of her 15 Grammy Awards. In a chat with Entertainment Tonight before the show, the 21-year-old spoke of her exciting Grammys set which she promises will be one to watch.

But despite Keys' optimism, the show has been besieged by controversy in recent days. The was until producer Ken Ehrlich told reporters that Grande felt it was too late to pull together a performance.

Camila Cabello says her Grammys performance is one you'll never forget. "It was when my creativity [and] self-expression was stifled by you, that I decided not to attend". Kendrick Lamar, Drake, and Childish Gambino all reportedly declined to perform at the show. So here's a rundown of everything you need to know about the show before Sunday.

The 61st annual Grammys will air live Sunday evening 8 p.m. ET on CBS. E!'s red carpet pre-show will begin at 6/5c.

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Do the Grammys also have a race problem? She has also declined her invitation to attend the ceremony. Additionally, Jennifer Lopez will take the stage for a Motown tribute, although some have criticized the decision to pick a non-black singer for the performance - especially during Black History Month - when artists like Ross, Stevie Wonder or Gladys Knight could have been chosen.

The presenters: The list of presenters for the 2019 Grammy Awards includes everyone from musicians to legendary movie stars to Super Bowl-winning football pros. In addition, current GRAMMY nominees Kelsea Ballerini, Leon Bridges, Luke Combs and Charlie Wilson will be presenting.

Gaga, victor of six Grammys, is now nominated for Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, and Best Song Written For Visual Media for "Shallow" and Best Pop Solo Performance for "Joanne".

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