An exclusive performance by Nick Jonas & The Administration has been added to the line-up for "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music's Biggest Night," a one-hour special which will take place live on Dec. 2 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. Nick Jonas, one-third of the GRAMMY-nominated Jonas Brothers, and his new side project will be introduced by his brothers Kevin and Joe.
Previously announced performers include three-time GRAMMY winners the Black Eyed Peas, six-time GRAMMY nominee Maxwell, and GRAMMY winner Sugarland, with two-time GRAMMY winner LL Cool J set to host. The show will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 Surround Sound on the CBS Television Network from 9–10 p.m. ET/PT. Additional performers and presenters will be announced shortly.
The special also marks the second time nominations for the annual GRAMMY Awards will be announced live on primetime television. Last year's airing of "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!" reached more than 8 million viewers and led to double-digit percentage increases in all key demographics for the 51st Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast earlier this year.
The road to Music's Biggest Night begins with "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — featuring the announcement of nominations in several categories and performances by past GRAMMY winners and/or nominees — and culminates with the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards live from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, and broadcast on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/PT. For updates and breaking news, please visit The Recording Academy's social networks on Twitter [link to www.twitter.com/thegrammys] and Facebook [link to www.facebook.com/thegrammys].
"The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music's Biggest Night" is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC and John Cossette Productions. John Cossette and Ken Ehrlich are the executive producers. LL Cool J and Renato Basile are producers.