Music's Biggest Night will return to Staples Center in Los Angeles on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016
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2016 GRAMMYs: The Recording Academy, CBS announce date
Music's Biggest Night, the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards, will return to Los Angeles' Staples Center on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, and will be broadcast in high-definition and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network from 8–11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The eligibility year for the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards is Oct. 1, 2014, to Sept. 30, 2015.
GRAMMY Week — a weeklong series of cultural events culminating with Music's Biggest Night — will again feature celebrations of music, education and philanthropy, including the annual MusiCares Person of the Year tribute, Clive Davis' and The Recording Academy's Pre-GRAMMY Gala, the Special Merit Awards Ceremony & Nominees Reception, the Producers & Engineers Wing event, and the Entertainment Law Initiative luncheon, among other events.
The GRAMMY Awards telecast is one of television's major broadcast events, ranking as one of the highest-rated and most-watched specials. This year's 57th GRAMMYs drew 27 million viewers and generated 20.9 million show-related tweets globally. A combined viewership of more than 40 million in the U.S. alone tuned in for three GRAMMY-related shows during GRAMMY "season": the 57th GRAMMY telecast, "A Very GRAMMY Christmas" and the star-studded "Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life — An All-Star GRAMMY Salute."