Some Canadian superstars on the lookout for Grammy glory tonight


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LOS ANGELES – Shawn Mendes, Drake and Shania Twain will provide a touch of Canadian flavour on the 2020 Grammy Awards tonight in Los Angeles.

The music trade’s largest night time is predicted to be dominated by various American newcomers — together with Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X and Lizzo — however the Canadian superstars shall be enjoying a significant help.

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A Grammy Award statue is shown in Chicago on December 9, 2008. Shawn Mendes, Drake and Shania Twain will offer a dash of Canadian flavour at the 2020 Grammy Awards tonight in Los Angeles. The music industry's biggest night is expected to be dominated by a number of American newcomers -- including Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X and Lizzo -- but the Canadian superstars will be playing a major assist. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Charles Rex Arbogast

A Grammy Award statue is proven in Chicago on December 9, 2008. Shawn Mendes, Drake and Shania Twain will provide a touch of Canadian flavour on the 2020 Grammy Awards tonight in Los Angeles. The music trade’s largest night time is predicted to be dominated by various American newcomers — together with Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X and Lizzo — however the Canadian superstars shall be enjoying a significant help. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Charles Rex Arbogast

Twain, who already has 5 Grammys to her identify, is among the many presenters booked at hand out golden gramophones. And Mendes is nominated for finest pop duo or group efficiency alongside his girlfriend Camila Cabello for his or her tune “Senorita.”

Drake contends with two nominations for collaborations with Chris Brown and Rick Ross.

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Most Grammy classes with Canadian nominees shall be introduced within the “premiere ceremony,” earlier than the televised occasion that is streamed on-line at three:30 p.m. ET.

The 62nd Grammy Awards primary present shall be hosted by Alicia Keys, and airs tonight on Citytv and C-B-S.

This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed Jan. 26, 2020.

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