Anderson Cooper interviewing Danny Clinch
Photo: Courtesy of "60 Minutes"
Official GRAMMY Photographer Danny Clinch To Appear In "60 Minutes" Segment
Official GRAMMY backstage portrait photographer Danny Clinch will appear on CBS' "60 Minutes" tonight, speaking with reporter Anderson Cooper about his role in capturing iconic music moments as well his experiences at the GRAMMY Awards, for which he has shot backstage for more than 10 years.
"I'm trying to capture a moment," Clinch tells Cooper in the segment. "It's not about the singer at the microphone singing. I'm trying to look for … a moment in between."
Backstage at the GRAMMY Awards, Clinch constructs a pop-up photo studio and shoots every GRAMMY winner who visits the gallery. These shots, for the most part, remain unique, private gifts for the winners, but a select few have been published in special features in the annual GRAMMY Awards program book, with commentary by Clinch. In this year's 58th telecast book, Clinch shares surprising candid moments with artists such as Madonna, Paul McCartney and others.
Clinch can also be viewed at work backstage via GRAMMY Live during the GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony and GRAMMY telecast on Feb. 15, starting at 3 p.m. ET/noon PT.
"You're, in a sense, part of the history of [the] moment and I never really get tired of that," he tells Cooper. "And I never take it for granted."
The Feb. 14 episode of "60 Minutes," which will also include conversations with CIA Director John Brennan and an investigation into the FIFA corruption scandal, will air at 7 p.m. on CBS.