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Grammys 2014: Highlights from the music gala

Top singers, musicians and recording artists are celebrating the past year in popular music at the 56th annual Grammy Awards.

Some of the world's top singers, musicians and recording artists are celebrating the past year in popular music tonight at the 56th annual Grammy Awards.

Chart-topping nominees — including Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Lorde, Kacey Musgraves and Kendrick Lamar — are attending the performance-packed gala.

The Grammys are administered by the U.S. Recording Academy. More than 70 awards were handed out at an earlier, pre-telecast ceremony, hosted by Cyndi Lauper.

The Grammy broadcast is taking place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, hosted by performer LL Cool J and airing on CBS and Citytv.

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