via press release:
THE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! — COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT®” TO AIR LIVE DEC. 1
ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
One-Hour Entertainment Special Featuring Live Performances Will Announce Nominations for “THE 53rd ANNUAL GRAMMY® AWARDS”
For the third year in a row, THE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! — COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT ® will air live on Wednesday, Dec. 1 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.
The special will once again set the stage for the annual GRAMMY Awards telecast and 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 GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! — COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT® and culminates with “THE 53rd ANNUAL GRAMMY® AWARDS” at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles live on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011 (8:00-11:30 PM, 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.
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