The Academy Introduces The GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony
The Recording Academy today announced the official name of the annual GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony. Formerly referred to as the GRAMMY Awards Pre-Telecast Ceremony, the Premiere Ceremony will take place at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, from 12:30–3:30 p.m. PT and will present the first GRAMMY Awards of the day in approximately 70–73 categories. The event will also be streamed live internationally at GRAMMY.com.
Attended by nominees and industry VIPs, the star-studded Premiere Ceremony has already grown into a memorable affair with notable guest presenters and live performances. Presented with full production values appropriate for the GRAMMY Awards, the new official title of the ceremony serves as a reflection of the evolution of the event in recent years, and provides an appropriate platform to recognize all of the outstanding nominees in a wide array of categories.
Additional details including performances, presenters and live-stream information will be made available in the coming months as The Recording Academy announces official GRAMMY Week activities. Following the Premiere Ceremony, the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast will take place at Staples Center and will be broadcast live on the CBS Television Network from 8–11:30 p.m. ET/PT.
The Latin Recording Academy will be the first to formally implement the new name at The Latin GRAMMY Premiere, taking place Thursday, Nov. 20 at 1 p.m. PT at the MGM Grand's Hollywood Theatre in Las Vegas, prior to the 15th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards telecast. The Latin GRAMMY Premiere will be streamed live internationally at LatinGRAMMY.com and will present approximately 35 of 47 categories, kicking off a full evening of celebrating excellence in recorded Latin music from around the world. Performers and presenters will be announced shortly. Following the ceremony, the 15th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards telecast will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and will be broadcast live on the Univision Network from 8–11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central).