"THE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE!! — COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC'S BIGGEST NIGHT®" TO AIR DEC. 1 LIVE ON CBS
One-Hour Entertainment Special Featuring Live Performances Will
Announce Nominations for the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Aug. 17, 2010) — "The GRAMMY® Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music's Biggest Night®" will air live on the CBS Television Network on Wednesday, Dec. 1 at 10 – 11 p.m. ET/PT, and set the stage for the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards. The one-hour special will announce nominations in several categories as well as feature performances by past GRAMMY winners and/or nominees. Presenters, performers and additional information will be announced shortly. The road to Music's Biggest Night begins with the special and will culminate with the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles live on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, airing at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS. For updates and breaking news, please visit The Recording Academy®'s social networks on Twitter (www.twitter.com/thegrammys) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/thegrammys).
"The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music's Biggest Night" is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC and John Cossette Productions. John Cossette and Ken Ehrlich are the executive producers.
Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, join the organization's social networks on Facebook (www.facebook.com/thegrammys), MySpace (www.myspace.com/thegrammys), Twitter (www.twitter.com/thegrammys), and YouTube (www.youtube.com/thegrammys).