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Here Are The Full Details Of The 2017 Grammy And Oscars Live Broadcasts On Astro

Awards season is here again!

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Every year, the world gears up to be glued to their TV screens or laptops for hours to watch their favourite celebrities be honoured for their achievements

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There's so much to be excited about: the fashion, the performances, the cute interactions, and the unexpected onstage shenanigans (*ahem* Kanye West). Plus of course the big question: WHO'S GONNA WIN?!

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Both the 59th Annual Grammy Awards and the 89th Academy Awards are coming up really soon and we can't wait! :D

It looks like this year's Grammys is going to be a showdown between Beyoncé and Adele for the top awards. The two powerhouses are both nominated in almost every category, including the two biggest ones: Album of the Year and Song of the Year.

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Have a look at who else will be competing against them for these prestigious awards:

2017 Grammys Album Of The Year Nominees
- '25', Adele
- 'Lemonade', Beyoncé
- 'Purpose', Justin Bieber
- 'Views', Drake
- 'A Sailor's Guide To Earth', Sturgill Simpson

2017 Grammys Song Of The Year Nominees
- 'Formation': Khalif Brown, Asheton Hogan, Beyoncé Knowles & Michael L. Williams II, songwriters (Beyoncé)
- 'Hello': Adele Adkins & Greg Kurstin, songwriters (Adele)
- 'I Took A Pill In Ibiza': Mike Posner, songwriter (Mike Posner)
- 'Love Yourself': Justin Bieber, Benjamin Levin & Ed Sheeran, songwriters (Justin Bieber)
- '7 Years': Lukas Forchhammer, Stefan Forrest, Morten Pilegaard & Morten Ristorp, songwriters (Lukas Graham)

Check out the full nominations list here.

As for the Academy Awards, 'La La Land' is expected to clean up just as it did at the recent Golden Globes. The hit musical movie is nominated for a grand total of 14 award categories.

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Here are the nominees for the most anticipated categories:

2017 Oscars Best Picture Nominees
- 'Arrival'
- 'Fences'
- 'Hacksaw Ridge'
- 'Hell or High Water'
- 'Hidden Figures'
- 'La La Land'
- 'Lion'
- 'Manchester by the Sea'
- 'Moonlight'

2017 Oscars Best Actor Nominees
- Casey Affleck, 'Manchester by the Sea'
- Andrew Garfield, 'Hacksaw Ridge'
- Ryan Gosling, 'La La Land'
- Viggo Mortensen, 'Captain Fantastic'
- Denzel Washington, 'Fences'

2017 Oscars Best Actress Nominees
- Isabelle Huppert, 'Elle'
- Ruth Negga, 'Loving'
- Natalie Portman, 'Jackie'
- Emma Stone, 'La La Land'
- Meryl Streep, 'Florence Foster Jenkins'

Check out the full list of nominees here.

Plus, this year's Best Animated Feature Film nominees include some that were incredibly popular here in Malaysia

2017 Oscars Best Animated Feature Film Nominees
- 'Kubo and the Two Strings'
- 'Moana'
- 'My Life as a Zucchini'
- 'The Red Turtle'
- 'Zootopia'

If you haven't already watched these amazing animated movies, you can check out 'Kubo and the Two Strings' and 'Moana' on Astro OD. Find out how here.

Set a reminder for Astro's live broadcasts of both the Grammys and Oscars on these dates and times so that you don't miss out on any of the excitement:

59th Annual Grammy Awards
1. Live From The Red Carpet: 13 February 2017, 8am, channel E! (712)
2. Awards Show: 13 February 2017, 9am, channel StarWorld (711 & 722 [HD])

89th Academy Awards
1. Oscars Red Carpet: 27 February 2017, 8am, channel HBO (411 & 431 [HD])
2. Awards Show: 27 February 2017, 9.30am, channel HBO 411 & 431 [HD])

Pssst, the Oscars will also be available via Astro on the Go, you'll still be able to watch it live regardless of where you are YAAAASS!

Who will you be rooting for? Let us know in the comments below! :)

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