Backstage At The 2016 GRAMMY Rehearsals

Take a peek backstage at The 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards!

Take a peek backstage at The 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards!

The countdown is officially on!

Before you watch the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards, hosted by two-time GRAMMY Award winner LL COOL J, check out these behind-the-scenes snapshots straight from rehearsals! 

Plus, don't miss a second of the GRAMMY action when the ceremony is broadcast live from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Monday, Feb. 15 at 8e/5p on CBS. The Awards will also be available for streaming through CBS 
All Access.

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Robin Thicke, Pitbull, and Joe Perry hit the stage for a rocked-out rehearsal.

Robin Thicke, Pitbull, and Joe Perry hit the stage for a rocked-out rehearsal.

Nominee Pitbull dances between Robin Thicke and Joe Perry for a GRAMMYs performance you won't want to miss. 

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Travis Barker rips on the drums during rehearsals.

Travis Barker rips on the drums during rehearsals.

Blink 182's famed drummer Travis Barker takes to the drums for his performance with Pitbull and Robin Thicke. 

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Andra Day commands the GRAMMY stage at rehearsals.

Andra Day commands the GRAMMY stage at rehearsals.

Andra Day, who 's nominated for two 2016 GRAMMY Awards—one for Best R&B Performance and another for Best R&B Album—is guaranteed to bring down the house during her performance on Monday, Feb. 15.

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Pitbull brings some heat to the stage during his GRAMMY rehearsal.

Pitbull brings some heat to the stage during his GRAMMY rehearsal.

Pitbull, who's nominated for Best Latin Rock, Urban Or Alternative Album for his newest LP, Dale, will share the stage with drumer Travis Barker, "Blurred Lines" singer Robin Thicke, and special surprise guests in what's sure to be an unforgettable performance.

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Joe Perry jams out during his rehearsal performance.

Joe Perry jams out during his rehearsal performance.

GRAMMY Award winner and lead guitarist of Aerosmith, Joe Perry, will perform beside Pitbull and Robin Thicke during the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards.

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Kendrick Lamar will be in good hip-hop company at the 2016 GRAMMYs.

Kendrick Lamar will be in good hip-hop company at the 2016 GRAMMYs.

With Pharrell Williams sitting behind 11-time GRAMMY nominee Kendrick Lamar and Snoop Dogg, it's clear the biggest names in hip-hop will be huddled together at the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards. 

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Blue-light special on aisle GRAMMYs.

Blue-light special on aisle GRAMMYs.

The impressive stage lighting is ready for Music's Biggest Night®. Are you?

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GRAMMYs host LL COOL J hits all his marks during a run through of the show.

GRAMMYs host LL COOL J hits all his marks during a run through of the show.

Host LL COOL J brings his infectious smile to rehearsals. This will be the fifth time the hip-hop legend hosts the GRAMMYs.

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Justin Bieber gets ready for the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards.

Justin Bieber gets ready for the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards.

Nominee Justin Bieber grabs his guitar and takes center stage for rehearsals.

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It's rehearsal time for Justin Bieber and Jack Ü.

It's rehearsal time for Justin Bieber and Jack Ü.

Nominees Justin Bieber, Diplo, and Skrillex (known together as Jack Ü) tune up for what's looking like an epic GRAMMY performance. 

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Little Big Town tests the mics for their GRAMMY performance.

Little Big Town tests the mics for their GRAMMY performance.

Four-time nominee Little Big Town shines bright during rehearsals for the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards.

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John Legend will pay tribute to Lionel Richie on GRAMMY night.

John Legend will pay tribute to Lionel Richie on GRAMMY night.

Four-time nominee John Legend shares a smile as hits the piano keys during rehearsal.

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It's almost time for LL COOL J's fifth turn as host of GRAMMYs.

It's almost time for LL COOL J's fifth turn as host of GRAMMYs.

LL COOL J exudes a laid-back style in this rehearsal outfit.

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Luke Bryan takes a moment to rehearse his performance for Lionel Richie.

Luke Bryan takes a moment to rehearse his performance for Lionel Richie.

There's no doubt Luke Bryan will be getting into his live GRAMMY performance come Monday night.

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Tyrese warms up his voice for his performance with Lionel Richie.

Tyrese warms up his voice for his performance with Lionel Richie.

Tyrese sings his heart out during rehearsals.

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Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes gets right into the groove.

Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes gets right into the groove.

Alabama Shakes—who are currently nominated for five 2016 GRAMMYsare set to give fans a killer performance at this year's live event. 

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Brittany Howard of the band Alabama Shakes belts her little heart out during rehearsals.

Brittany Howard of the band Alabama Shakes belts her little heart out during rehearsals.

Alabama Shakes—who are currently nominated for five 2016 GRAMMYsare set to give fans a killer performance at this year's live event. 

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Brittany Howard takes a moment alone in the spotlight during the GRAMMYs rehearsals.

Brittany Howard takes a moment alone in the spotlight during the GRAMMYs rehearsals.

Alabama Shakes—who are currently nominated for five 2016 GRAMMYsare set to give fans a killer performance at this year's live event. 

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It's all lights, camera, and action for Alabama Shakes.

It's all lights, camera, and action for Alabama Shakes.

Alabama Shakes—who are currently nominated for five 2016 GRAMMYsare set to give fans a killer performance at this year's live event. 

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LL COOL J goes through his hosting duties at the 58th GRAMMY Awards rehearsals.

LL COOL J goes through his hosting duties at the 58th GRAMMY Awards rehearsals.

Learn more about this year's amazing host for the evening.

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Can't you just feel the excitement building?

Can't you just feel the excitement building?

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It's all about the details for the GRAMMYs production crew.

It's all about the details for the GRAMMYs production crew.

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There's no bad seat when you're an audience member at the GRAMMYs this year!

There's no bad seat when you're an audience member at the GRAMMYs this year!

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Seats for The Weeknd and Adele? Check!

Seats for The Weeknd and Adele? Check!

We just learned that The Weeknd and Adele—who will both be performing this year—will be sitting right beside each other on Monday night!

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Mark Ronson, Lionel Richie, and Rapsody will be seated right next to each other at the GRAMMYs.

Mark Ronson, Lionel Richie, and Rapsody will be seated right next to each other at the GRAMMYs.

Mark Ronson is set to perform and Lionel Richie will receive a touching tribute at the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards! 

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Gal pals Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift will be dancing from these seats.

Gal pals Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift will be dancing from these seats.

Taylor Swift is slated to kick off the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards.

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Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj will be sharing breathing space at Music's Biggest Night.

Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj will be sharing breathing space at Music's Biggest Night.

2016 GRAMMY nominees Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj are bound to bump into each other at the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Get ready to see Justin perform the massive hit "Where Are Ü Now" with Jack Ü. 

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All eyes are on Lionel Richie.

All eyes are on Lionel Richie.

Lionel Richie leads the pack during their rehearsal.

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Meghan Trainor and Jefferson Airplane's seats are marked for the big night.

Meghan Trainor and Jefferson Airplane's seats are marked for the big night.

Best New Artist nominee Meghan Trainor will take the stage on GRAMMY night and Jefferson Airplane will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award. 

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Wiz Khalifa and Florence + The Machine will be sitting cozy next to each other.

Wiz Khalifa and Florence + The Machine will be sitting cozy next to each other.

Wiz Khalifa and Florence + The Machine are both nominated for GRAMMYs this year. 

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Actress Anna Kendrick will have a sweet spot between many other stars.

Actress Anna Kendrick will have a sweet spot between many other stars.

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Sam Smith and Kaley Cuoco will sit side-by-side at the GRAMMYs.

Sam Smith and Kaley Cuoco will sit side-by-side at the GRAMMYs.

The Big Bang Theory star will be seated right beside artist Sam Smith. 

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Kendrick Lamar and Snoop Dogg won't be seated far from Pharrell Williams.

Kendrick Lamar and Snoop Dogg won't be seated far from Pharrell Williams.

2016 GRAMMY nominee Kendrick Lamar is set to perform on Monday night. Snoop Dogg and Pharrell Williams are also up for Awards. 

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Every aspect of the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards are given thought at the rehearsals.

Every aspect of the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards are given thought at the rehearsals.

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Shad "Bow Wow" Moss poses during rehearsals.

The Social Media Ambassador for the GRAMMYs appears more than ready for Music's Biggest Night.

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Miguel gives it all he's got during rehearsals.

Miguel gives it all he's got during rehearsals.

Two-time nominee Miguel prepares to give a great performance come GRAMMY night.

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Miguel takes to the stage to run through his 2016 GRAMMY performance.

Miguel takes to the stage to run through his 2016 GRAMMY performance.

Two-time nominee Miguel prepares to give a great performance come GRAMMY night. 

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Miguel's Michael Jackson tribute will be one to remember.

Miguel's Michael Jackson tribute will be one to remember.

Two-time nominee Miguel prepares to give a great performance come GRAMMY night. 

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The spotlight's on Miguel as he rehearses his tribute to Michael Jackson.

The spotlight's on Miguel as he rehearses his tribute to Michael Jackson.

Two-time nominee Miguel prepares to give a great performance come GRAMMY night. 

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Be sure to watch the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards, hosted by two-time GRAMMY Award winner LL COOL J, broadcast live from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Monday, Feb. 15 at 8e/5p on CBS. The Awards will also be available for streaming through CBS All Access!


 
LL COOL J goes over his hosting duties with the GRAMMYs crew.

LL COOL J goes over his hosting duties with the GRAMMYs crew.

There's no doubt LL COOL J is pumped to host another GRAMMY Awards.

Don't miss a minute of the action when the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards airs on Monday, Feb 15, at 8e/5p and streams live through CBS All Access.

Photo: © Timothy Kuratek/CBS