LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 04: Victoria Monet attends the 66th GRAMMY Awards at Crypto.com Arena on February 04, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.

Hip-Hop and R&B artists showed out at the 66th Annual Grammy Awards red carpet. From Victoria Monét to Tyla, these artists did not come to play. The award show airs live (8:00-11:30 PM ET/5:00-8:30 PM PT) on CBS and will stream on Paramount+ (live and on-demand for Paramount+ with SHOWTIME subscribers, or on demand for Paramount+ Essential subscribers the day after the special airs).

2024 Grammy Hip-Hop and Grammy Nominees

SZA leads with nine nominations, making her the most-nominated artist in all categories. She is nominated for Song of the Year and Record of the Year for “Kill Bill” and Album of the Year for SOS. Additionally, she has earned nominations for Best R&B Song (“Snooze”), Best Progressive R&B Album (SOS), Best Traditional R&B Performance (“Love Language”), Best Melodic Rap Performance (“Low”), Best R&B Performance (“Kill Bill”), and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (“Ghost in the Machine”). So far, the New Jersey native has won for Best Progressive R&B Album and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.

Behind SZA is Victoria Monét, with seven nominations. She’s earned nominations for Best New Artist and Record of the Year for “On My Mama,” as well as categories such as Best R&B Performance (“How Does It Make You Feel”), Best R&B Album (Jaguar II), Best Traditional R&B Performance (“Hollywood”), Best R&B Song (“On My Mama”). So far, she has won Best R&B Album for Jaguar II.

Trevor Noah is hosting the award show for the fourth time in a row. Noah was also a nominee tonight for Best Comedy Album for Trevor Noah: I Wish You Would.

“It’s a combination of remembering all of the preparation, thinking hard about what we’re there to do and then remembering how many people have worked hard to make the show what it is,” he told Billboard. “So I’m in my head, I’m preparing for every contingency that I cannot prepare for and just trying to be ready for anything that could possibly go wrong in any possible moment.”

Take a look at the best-dressed hip-hop and R&B stars below:

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