via press release:
TRAIN SET TO PERFORM AND SELENA GOMEZ, DAVE GROHL, HAYLEY WILLIAMS AND STEVIE WONDER WILL PRESENT ON “THE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE!! —COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT®,” LIVE DEC. 1 ON CBS
One-Hour CBS Entertainment Special Hosted by LL COOL J Will Announce Nominations
for the 53rd Annual GRAMMY® Awards Live from Club Nokia in Los Angeles
Actor/Singer Selena Gomez, seven-time GRAMMY® winner Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters), singer/songwriter Hayley Williams (Paramore) and 25-time GRAMMY winner Stevie Wonder have been added as presenters for THE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! – COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT®, which takes place live at Club Nokia in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Dec. 1 (10:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. GRAMMY-winning band Train will also perform during the one-hour special, which also features previously announced performances by pop star Justin Bieber, rapper B.o.B, country artist Miranda Lambert, singer/songwriter/producer Bruno Mars and singer/songwriter Katy Perry. Two-time GRAMMY winner LL COOL J is set once again to host the one-hour special.
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 road to Music’s Biggest Night begins with “The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!” and culminates with “THE 53rd ANNUAL GRAMMY® AWARDS” at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles live on Sunday, 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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