Mary J. Blige Added To GRAMMY Holiday Special
Nine-time GRAMMY winner Mary J. Blige is the latest performer announced for "A Very GRAMMY Christmas," which will air on Friday, Dec. 5, 9–10 p.m. ET/PT, and will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network. Two-time GRAMMY winner LL Cool J will host the new one-hour entertainment special, which will include performances of holiday songs and current pop hits, as well as artists sharing their favorite holiday and GRAMMY memories.
Previously announced performers are singer/songwriter Ariana Grande, three-time GRAMMY-winning group Maroon 5, three-time GRAMMY winner Tim McGraw, and seven-time GRAMMY winner Pharrell Williams. Additional performers will be announced shortly.
In addition to performances, the nominations in the Album Of The Year category for the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be announced during the broadcast of "A Very GRAMMY Christmas." All other nominations (82 of 83 categories) will be revealed the morning of Dec. 5. Further details regarding the unveiling of 57th GRAMMY nominations will be announced shortly.
"A Very GRAMMY Christmas" will tape on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Tickets for the general public are on sale now at www.ticketmaster.com or via Ticketmaster charge-by-phone lines at 866.448.7849.
The road to Music's Biggest Night begins with "A Very GRAMMY Christmas" and culminates with the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards, live from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, and broadcast on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/PT. For updates and breaking news, follow The Recording Academy's social networks on Twitter and Facebook.
"A Very GRAMMY Christmas" is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC. Ken Ehrlich is the executive producer.