"The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!" To Be Held In L.A. On Dec. 6

GRAMMY season to officially kick off with nominations special at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live airing live on CBS Dec. 6
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    "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music's Biggest Night" will air live on CBS on Friday, Dec. 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
September 18, 2013 -- 6:30 am PDT

"The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music's Biggest Night" is set to take place at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles and will air live on the CBS Television Network on Friday, Dec. 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, setting the stage for the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards. The one-hour special will officially kick off GRAMMY season by revealing nominations in several categories while featuring performances by past GRAMMY winners and/or nominees.

This concert special marks the sixth time nominations for the annual GRAMMY Awards will be announced live on primetime television. Last year's airing of the nominations special helped lead to stellar ratings for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, which garnered 28.37 million viewers — the second-largest audience for the awards broadcast since 1993. The telecast also nearly doubled its social media conversation from the previous year, generating 24.8 million comments (based on research compiled by Bluefin, PeopleBrowsr and Mass Relevance).

Details regarding ticket sales, presenters and performers for "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!" will be announced in the coming weeks.

The road to Music's Biggest Night begins with "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!" and culminates with the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards, live from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, 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.

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