Taylor Swift opens 2016 Grammy Awards with live performance – watch

LL Cool J is hosting the awards ceremony for the fifth night in a row

Taylor Swift opened this year’s Grammy awards ceremony with a live performance of her single ‘Out Of The Woods’.

The pop star is nominated for seven awards tonight, including Album Of The Year for ‘1989’.

Swift wore a black jumpsuit and boots as she was joined by a band and backing singers for the performance. She played from a stage decorated with trees, rocks and fog.

“Hello and welcome to the 2016 Grammy awards!” she addressed the crowd in front of her mid-song. Watch footage of the performance below.


Taylor Swift – Out Of The Woods (Grammys 2016… by musictrending

Swift played the second half of the song from the middle of Los Angeles’ Staples Centre.

LL Cool J is hosting tonight’s ceremony (February 15), making this his fifth year hosting in a row.

You can keep up with all the winners at this year’s Grammy awards via NME‘s rolling winners blog.