Feb 08, 2015
The latest performer to be added to the incredible all-star lineup for the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards® telecast is one of today's most decorated artists, 56-time nominee and 21-time GRAMMY® winner Kanye West. Returning to the GRAMMY stage after six years, West is set to deliver a never-before-seen solo performance as well as a world debut collaborative performance with 18-time GRAMMY winner and Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Paul McCartney and seven-time GRAMMY winner and current nominee Rihanna. Entertainment icon and two-time GRAMMY winner LL COOL J returns as host. Taking place at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Music's Biggest Night® will be broadcast live in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, from 8 – 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).
Twenty-one-time GRAMMY winner Kanye West is up for two awards this year: Best Rap/Sung Collaboration and Best Rap Song for "Bound 2" with Charlie Wilson.
Previously announced performers include GRAMMY-winning band AC/DC; current nominees and GRAMMY winners Tony Bennett with Lady Gaga, nominee Eric Church; nominees and GRAMMY winners Common with John Legend; nominee Ariana Grande; nominees Hozier with GRAMMY winner Annie Lennox; nominee Jessie J with GRAMMY winner Tom Jones; nominee and GRAMMY winner Miranda Lambert; GRAMMY winners Adam Levine with Gwen Stefani; seven-time GRAMMY winner Madonna; nominee Ed Sheeran; nominee Sam Smith; nominee and eight-time GRAMMY winner Usher; and nominee and seven-time GRAMMY winner Pharrell Williams.
The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards are produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director, and David Wild and Ken Ehrlich are the writers.
Dec 05, 2014
The Recording Academy is dividing their Grammy nominations announcement into multiple parts today. Some will be announced in the morning, and then more over the course of the day. Then, during primetime on CBS, the Academy will announce the nominees for Album of the Year. This second part will take place during a special entitled "A Very Grammy Christmas" and is slated to begin at 9pm. The special will also feature the likes of Ariana Grande, Maroon 5, Tim McGraw, and Pharrell Williams. They will be performing regular pop hits as well as holiday songs.
Jan 26, 2014
We don't want to write up some comparison like "It's the Oscars of the Music Industry," but it kind of is, isn't it? The annual Grammy Awards ceremony will take place tonight, airing on CBS for those of you tuning in at home, and it promises to showcase the best that music had to offer last year. Expect to see your favorite singers, hear a whole bunch of great performances, and see many an award handed out.
Jan 21, 2014
This compilation CD features 18 different tracks all from Grammy nominated artists. The awards themselves are going to be held this coming Sunday evening, and if you have fallen behind in your listening, this could prove a great way to catch up. It offers tracks from Lorde, Eminem, David Bowie, Alicia Keys, Justin Timberlake, Daft Punk, and a whole lot more.
Dec 06, 2013
As has at some point become tradition, rather than waking everyone up at an incredibly early hour, the nominees for the Grammy Awards will be announced during this nominations concert. The concert, set to air on CBS, promises to offer up some of the biggest talent around. The concert will air from 10pm to 11pm on CBS, and then the Grammys themselves will take place on January 26th at 8pm (please be aware that as of this writing, both events are live on the east coast and tape delayed for the west).
Feb 10, 2013
Although the movie awards season is in full swing, there is still plenty of time to stop, smell the roses, hear some tunes, and celebrate the best that the music industry had to offer us during the previous year (well, the year from Oct. 1, 2011 to Sept. 30, 2012 anyway). CBS is airing The 55th Annual Grammy Awards tonight live from 8:00pm to 11:30pm (Eastern). Be sure to tune in and see if your favorites go home with a few trophies. And, don't forget to keep checking back here for our coverage of the event.
Dec 05, 2012
The upcoming Grammy Awards themselves will be held on February 10, 2013, but tonight on CBS we're getting the reveal of the nominees for several categories and a number of live performances (this is a concert, after all). The year of eligibility for these Grammys is from Oct. 1, 2011 to Sept. 30, 2012. We certainly hope you've been compiling your list of favorites over that time period. See how well they match up with the nominees announced tonight.