Are You Prepared For GRAMMY Week?

In advance of GRAMMY Week, we present 12 tips guaranteed to enhance your GRAMMY experience
January 31, 2013 -- 10:05 am PST
GRAMMY.com

With GRAMMY Week just three days away, the anticipation for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10 is approaching a fever pitch. And many questions remain. Who will emerge the big winner on Music's Biggest Night? Whose performance will have everybody talking around the water cooler? Better yet, what GRAMMY party are you going to? What are you going to wear? Who is bringing the dip?

So, how do you stay on top of everything happening during GRAMMY Week?

Certainly, we'll gladly assist you. Aside from visiting GRAMMY.com daily, here are 12 tips guaranteed to heighten your GRAMMY experience and keep you in the know about all things GRAMMY during GRAMMY Week.

Get Social
You love social media, and we do too. By following us on Foursquare, Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook, GetGlue, Google+, Tumblr, YouTube, and Twitter, you'll have all the GRAMMY social media bases covered.

Tweet, Tweet Again
Speaking of the latter, GRAMMY news has been known to break on Twitter. Follow @TheGRAMMYs and make sure to you use the hashtag #GRAMMYs when you tweet.

Download The GRAMMY App
Take GRAMMY news, photos, video, trivia, and more with you on the go by downloading the free GRAMMY app, available for Apple and Android devices.

Brush Up On GRAMMY History
Can you name five artists who have won Album Of The Year? Who won Best New Artist last year? What year did Beyoncé win six GRAMMY Awards? Quench your thirst for GRAMMY history by using our GRAMMY Winners Search and view our The GRAMMYs' Biggest Winners series, highlighting the biggest GRAMMY winners by decade.

The World Is Listening, Are You?
Are you a budding musician? The GRAMMY Amplifier gives you a chance to get your music in front of some of music's biggest icons. Share your music at www.grammyamplifier.com and your track could be heard by millions of fans worldwide. 

Sample GRAMMY-Nominated Music 
You've seen the list of 55th GRAMMY nominees, but have you heard their music? You can sample GRAMMY-nominated music via GRAMMY Radio. And don't forget to pick up your copy of the 2013 GRAMMY Nominees album, a collection containing 22 GRAMMY-nominated smash hits.

Round Up The GRAMMY Fields
You might be familiar with some of the artists in the General, Pop, Rock, Rap, and Country Fields, but there are 29 total GRAMMY Fields. You can get an overview of a vast majority of them by browsing our GRAMMY.com Field Roundups.

Get Intimate With The Best New Artist Nominees
The Recording Academy has teamed with Pepsi to provide an intimate look at the nominees for Best New Artist for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Through a series of video installments, you'll learn about the nominees' initial reactions as well as their thoughts on their fellow Best New Artist nominees.

Meet Some First-Time GRAMMY Nominees
What is it like to be a first-time GRAMMY nominee? How did some artists hear about this once-in-a-lifetime moment? Sample some of the reactions with our first-time GRAMMY nominee blog series.

Add GRAMMY Live To Your Calendar
Starting Feb. 8, tune in to GRAMMY Live for unprecedented coverage and access to VIP events such as the MusiCares Person of the Year tribute honoring Bruce Springsteen, the Social Media Rock Stars Summit and the GRAMMY red-carpet arrivals, all leading up to the 55th GRAMMY Awards.

RSVP For The GRAMMY Liveblog
While you watch the 55th GRAMMY telecast, go "dual-screen" by participating in GRAMMY.com's official liveblog, which will feature up-to-the-minute color commentary on the telecast and updates from the GRAMMY red carpet, inside Staples Center and backstage. Don't miss your opportunity to interact with GRAMMY fans and share your comments on the big performances and winners.

Own Music's Biggest Souvenir 
If you can't make it to the show, you might as well bring the show to you. The 55th GRAMMY Awards program book is the perfect collectible keepsake with profiles on current GRAMMY nominees, engaging features, and in-depth reviews of the year's GRAMMY Hall Of Fame selections and Recording Academy Special Merit Awards recipients. In need of more GRAMMY merchandise? Go shopping at the GRAMMY Store

The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards will take place live on Sunday, Feb. 10 at Staples Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network from 8–11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The show also will be supported on radio worldwide via Dial Global, and covered online at GRAMMY.com and CBS.com, and on YouTube.

For GRAMMY coverage, updates and breaking news, visit The Recording Academy's social networks on Twitter and Facebook.


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