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Drake, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Robin Thicke, And Keith Urban Set To Perform On “The GRAMMY® Nominations Concert Live!!

DRAKE, MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS, ROBIN THICKE, AND KEITH URBAN SET TO PERFORM ON “THE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE!! — COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT®
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LL COOL J RETURNS TO HOST ONE-HOUR EVENT ON DEC. 6
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ROBIN THICKE TO PERFORM EXCLUSIVE CONCERT FOR GUESTS FOLLOWING THE LIVE TELECAST
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CBS Entertainment Special Will Announce Nominations for the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards® Live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE
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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Oct. 09, 2013) — GRAMMY® winner DrakeMacklemore & Ryan Lewis, Robin Thicke, and four-time GRAMMY winner Keith Urban are the first acts announced to perform on “The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night®.” Two-time GRAMMY winner LL COOL J returns to host the one-hour special, which takes place at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on Friday, Dec. 6. The show — which will announce nominations in several categories as well as feature performances by past GRAMMY winners and/or nominees — will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network from 10 – 11 p.m. ET/PT. Additional performers and presenters will be announced shortly. For updates and breaking news, please visit GRAMMY.com, and The Recording Academy®‘s social networks on Twitter andFacebook.

Performers Announced For 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards

GRAMMY® NOMINEES THE BLACK KEYS, FUN., MUMFORD & SONS, RIHANNA, AND TAYLOR SWIFT SET TO PERFORM ON THE 55TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®

LL COOL J RETURNS AS HOST OF MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT®

The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards® Airs Live on CBS Sunday, Feb. 10, 8 P.M. ET/PT #TheWorldIsListening

Current GRAMMY® nominees the Black Keys, FUN., Mumford & Sons, Rihanna, and Taylor Swift are the first performers announced for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards® telecast. Two-time GRAMMY winner LL COOL J returns as host of Music’s Biggest Night®. The Black Keys and FUN. will perform on the GRAMMY telecast for the first time, while Mumford & Sons, Rihanna and Swift are returning to the GRAMMY stage. The music industry’s premier event will take place live on Sunday, Feb. 10, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network from 8 – 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The show also will be supported on radio worldwide via Dial Global, and covered online at GRAMMY.com and CBS.com, and on YouTube. Additional performers, presenters and special segments will be announced soon. For GRAMMY coverage, updates and breaking news, please visit The Recording Academy®’s social networks on Twitter and Facebook.

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TAYLOR SWIFT TO CO-HOST “THE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE!

COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT®” ON DEC. 5

LUKE BRYAN TO PERFORM ON THE ONE-HOUR TELECAST

CBS Entertainment Special — Airing at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT — Will Announce Nominations for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards® Live for the First Time Ever from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.

Six-time GRAMMY® winner Taylor Swift will co-host “The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night®,” along with two-time GRAMMY winner LL COOL J. Additionally, country singer/songwriter Luke Bryan has been added to the lineup for the one-hour special, joining previously announced three-time GRAMMY-winning group Maroon 5. The show — which will announce nominations in several categories as well as feature performances by past GRAMMY winners and/or nominees — will take place live for the first time ever at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn., on Wednesday, Dec. 5, and will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network (www.cbs.com) from 10 – 11 p.m. ET/PT (9 p.m. Central). Additional performers and presenters will be announced shortly. For updates and breaking news, please visit http://www.grammy.com, and The Recording Academy®’s social networks on Twitter and Facebook: http://www.twitter.com/thegrammys, http://www.facebook.com/thegrammys.

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MAROON 5 SET TO PERFORM ON…

“THE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE!! — COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT®

LL COOL J RETURNS TO HOST ONE-HOUR EVENT ON DEC. 5

CBS Entertainment Special — Airing at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT — Will Announce
Nominations for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards® Live for the First Time Ever from
Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.

Three-time GRAMMY®-winning group Maroon 5 are the first act announced to perform on “The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night®.” Two-time GRAMMY winner LL COOL J returns to host the one-hour special, which takes place live for the first time ever at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn., on Wednesday, Dec. 5. The show — which will announce nominations in several categories as well as feature performances by past GRAMMY winners and/or nominees — will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network (www.cbs.com) from 10 – 11 p.m. ET/PT (9 p.m. Central). Additional performers and presenters will be announced shortly. For updates and breaking news, please visit www.grammy.com, and The Recording Academy®‘s social networks on Twitter and Facebook: http://www.twitter.com/thegrammys, http://www.facebook.com/thegrammys Read the rest of this entry

TWO-TIME GRAMMY® WINNER LL COOL J TO HOST 54TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®

Rapper/Actor Will Be First Host in Seven Years of the Music Industry’s Premier Event

Music’s Biggest Night®Airs Live on CBS Sunday, Feb. 12, 8 ET/PT

Two-time GRAMMY® winner LL COOL J is set to host the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards (www.grammy.com), marking the first time in seven years that the music industry’s premier event will have an official host. Music’s Biggest Night® takes place live on Sunday, Feb. 12, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast in high definition and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Networkfrom 8 – 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The show also will be supported on radio worldwide via Westwood One/Dial Global, and covered online at GRAMMY.com and CBS.com, and on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/thegrammys. Additional performers, presenters and special segments will be announced soon. For GRAMMY coverage, updates and breaking news, please visit The Recording Academy®’s social networks on Twitter and Facebook: http://www.twitter.com/thegrammys, http://www.facebook.com/thegrammys.

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