Jay Z is the top nominee this year with nine. Beyoncé isn't nominated, but will be performing during the ceremony. Instagram/AccessHollywood

The countdown to the 56th Annual Grammy Awards has officially started. And we finally have a sneak peak at just a few of the stars that will fill out the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday.

Some of Hollywood's biggest names are expected to attend the ceremony, with Beyoncé and Jay-Z positioned front-and-center – obviously the only seating option for music’s most powerful couple. In the photos snapped during preparation for the show, the seats of artists like Drake, Miguel, Katy Perry and Madonna are also in view.

To catch a glimpse of where your favorite star will be sitting, take a look through the seating placements below.

Pop star Katy Perry is seated in front of another pop music legend, Madonna. Instagram/AccessHollywood
Taylor Swift is nominated for Album of the Year. Instagram/AccessHollywood
Ariana Grande will be in good company with John Legend. Instagram/AccessHollywood
Pink, Alicia Keys and Ryan Seacrest are all located in the same section. Instagram/AccessHollywood
2 Chainz, Jared Leto and Marc Anthony make for an interesting trio of Grammy seats. Instagram/AccessHollywood
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Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr also have seats claimed in the venue, just a row ahead of Pink. Instagram/AccessHollywood