via press release:
“THE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! — COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT®” TO BE HELD IN LOS ANGELES, FRIDAY, DEC. 6 ON CBS
CBS Entertainment Special Will Announce Nominations for
“The 56th Annual Grammy Awards ®” Live from the Nokia Theatre
THE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! — COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT® is set to take place in Los Angeles at the Nokia Theatre, Friday, Dec. 6 (10:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.
This concert special marks the sixth time nominations for the annual GRAMMY Awards will be announced live on primetime television. Last year’s broadcast of the nominations special helped to boost ratings for THE 55th ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS® which garnered 28.37 million viewers — the second largest audience for the awards show since 1993. Also, the broadcast nearly doubled its social media conversation from the previous year, generating 24.8 million comments. The event officially kicks off GRAMMY season by revealing nominations in several categories, and featuring unique performances with past GRAMMY winners and/or nominees.
Details regarding ticket sales, presenters and performers for THE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! will be announced in the coming weeks.
The road to Music’s Biggest Night begins with THE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! and culminates with THE 56th ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.
THE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! — COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT® is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC. Ken Ehrlich is the executive producer.
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Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, 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 http://www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @TheGRAMMYs on Twitter, like “The GRAMMYs” on Facebook, and join The GRAMMYs’ social communities on Foursquare, GetGlue, Google +, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, and YouTube.