via press release:
TWO-TIME GRAMMY® AWARD WINNER LL COOL J WILL HOST AND JUSTIN BIEBER, B.o.B, MIRANDA LAMBERT, BRUNO MARS AND KATY PERRY WILL PERFORM ON "THE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! — COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC'S BIGGEST NIGHT®," LIVE DEC. 1 ON CBS
One-Hour Entertainment Special Will Feature Nominations for "THE 53rd ANNUAL GRAMMY® AWARDS" from Club NOKIA in LosAngeles
Two-time GRAMMY Award winner LL COOL J will again host THE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! — COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC'S BIGGEST NIGHT® to be broadcast live from Club NOKIA in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Dec. 1 (10:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. LL COOL J has hosted the show for the past two years.
Pop star Justin Bieber, rapper B.o.B, three-time GRAMMY-nominated country artist Miranda Lambert, singer/songwriter/producer Bruno Mars and two-time GRAMMY-nominated pop star Katy Perry are the first performers announced for the special. Additional presenters, performers and information will be announced shortly. This marks the third consecutive year that nominations for the annual GRAMMY Awards will be announced live on primetime television, setting the stage for the annual GRAMMY Awards telecast. The special will announce nominations in several categories and feature performances by past GRAMMY winners and/or nominees.
The road to Music's Biggest Night culminates with "THE 53rd ANNUAL GRAMMY® AWARDS" at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles live onSunday, Feb. 13, 2010 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
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. LL COOL J is a producer.
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