Ludacris, Lupe Fiasco, Sugarland Added To GRAMMY Nominations Special

Countdown to Music's Biggest Night to air Nov. 30 on CBS
  • Photo: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
    Ludacris
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    Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush
  • Photo: Arnold Turner/WireImage.com
    Lupe Fiasco
November 03, 2011 -- 3:55 am PDT
GRAMMY.com

Three-time GRAMMY winner Ludacris, GRAMMY winner Lupe Fiasco and GRAMMY-winning duo Sugarland have been added to the lineup for "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music's Biggest Night." Previously announced performers are country artist Jason Aldean and five-time GRAMMY winner Lady Gaga, and two-time GRAMMY winner LL Cool J is once again set to host the one-hour special on Nov. 30 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live.  is set to host the one-hour special on Nov. 30 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. The show, which will announce nominations in several categories as well as feature performances by past GRAMMY winners and/or nominees, will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network from 10–11 p.m. ET/PT.

The concert special marks the fourth time nominations for the annual GRAMMY Awards will be announced live on primetime television. Last year's airing of the nominations special led to increased ratings in all key demographics for the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast earlier this year, delivering the show's best ratings in all key measures in more than a decade.

In addition to unveiling nominations for the 54th GRAMMY Awards, "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!" will feature a special live announcement from a truly iconic group regarding their historic band reunion set to take place on the GRAMMY stage on Feb. 12, 2012.

Tickets for "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music's Biggest Night" are on sale online and via Ticketmaster charge-by-phone lines at 800.745.3000. For discounts on groups of 10 or more, and for more information on VIP packages, visit www.aegtickets.com or call 877.234.8425.

The road to Music's Biggest Night begins with "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!" and culminates with the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards, live from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 12, 2012, and broadcast on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

"The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music's Biggest Night" is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC. Ken Ehrlich is the executive producer. LL Cool J is producer.

Additional performers and presenters will be announced shortly. For updates and breaking news, visit The Recording Academy's social networks on Twitter and Facebook.

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