Host James Corden OK with stars getting political at Grammys: Freedom of speech is the 'beauty' of this country

Grammys host James Corden said it shouldn't come as much of a surprise if music's biggest stars chastise President Trump on Sunday's show, as he rolled out the red carpet in Los Angeles Thursday evening.

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"If someone on the show feels like they would like to do something, that's the beauty of living in this country where freedom of speech is encouraged and accepted," he told Inside Edition.

Corden said it's up to the celebrities to decide when and where to speak out — and what to say.

"I think what's important in this current climate is to really pick your moments when you would like to let us know how you feel," he said.

Neil Portnow, president of the National Academy of Recording Arts, said the star-studded lineup of music and entertainment giants have not been given any guidelines on what or what not to say.

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"There are artists who have things that they want to say, that is what the stage is for," he told Inside Edition.

Artists from television and film have spoken out during the award season, most recently at the Golden Globes and SAG Awards.

Following her Super Bowl triumph, Lady Gaga is expected to perform at Sunday's Grammys telecast with Metallica. Beyonce, who recently announced she is having twins, will also perform.

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Other musicians expected to do a set during the award show are Adele, A Tribe Called Quest, Gary Clark Jr., The Weeknd, Daft Punk, and Katy Perry.

The Grammys air Sunday on CBS and will also feature a tribute to Prince and George Michael, who both passed away in 2016.

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