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5 Things to Look Out for at the Grammy Awards

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The Grammys are Sunday night, and they promise plenty of star power, unexpected duets and actual awards. As for who will win big, well, you’ll just have to tune in. In the meantime, here are a few things we expect will keep the telecast rocking:

• 1. It’s Eminem’s Night
It’s been a big year for Eminem, who’s nominated for a whopping 10 awards, including top honors Album of the Year and Record of the Year. Will Sunday solidify his amazing comeback? The rapper has been nominated in the past but has been seen as a controversial choice. Will the odds be in his favor this year? In a recent poll, 38% of readers said they wanted to see him sweep and take home all 10 awards.

• 2. What Will Gaga Do?
With Lady Gaga, you never know what to expect. We hear that the artist, who garnered six nods, will be performing her new song “Born This Way.” How will she top last year’s rollicking performance with Elton John? Something tells us she’ll find a way to please her “little monsters.”

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• 3. Look Out for Fresh Faces
New faces abound in many categories. After years in the background as a songwriter and producer, Bruno Mars is finally taking center stage with a slew of hits and seven nominations. Imports like Florence + the Machine and Mumford & Sons, both hailing from the U.K., have taken America by storm this year, earning Best New Artist nods.

• 4. But Don’t Forget About the Veterans
Mick Jagger will be making his Grammy debut – and it’s hard to believe it’s the legendary rocker’s first time singing at the awards show. There will be an all-star tribute to Aretha Franklin, who had a health scare last year. And, as if the night weren’t star-studded enough, Barbra Streisand will also be performing.

• 5. The "F––– You" Factor
Cee Lo Green, Gwyneth Paltrow and the Jim Henson Company Puppets will be performing together. Talk about an animated line-up! Paltrow blew us all away when she performed a toned-down version of “F–– You,” nominated for Record of the Year and Song of the Year, on Glee – and the salty (and sweet) song continues to capture the hearts of many. But the question remains: will there be a lot of bleeping necessary on Sunday night?

The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards will air on Feb. 13 at 8 p.m ET/PT on CBS.

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