Performer, Presenters Added To "GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!"
Singer/actor Selena Gomez, seven-time GRAMMY winner Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters, singer/songwriter Hayley Williams of Paramore, and 25-time GRAMMY winner Stevie Wonder have been added as presenters for "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music's Biggest Night," which will take place live on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. GRAMMY-winning band Train will also perform on the one-hour special, joining previously announced performances by pop star Justin Bieber, rapper B.o.B, country artist Miranda Lambert, singer/songwriter/producer Bruno Mars, and singer/songwriter Katy Perry. Two-time GRAMMY winner LL Cool J is once again set to host. The show will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 Surround Sound on the CBS Television Network from 10–11 p.m. ET/PT.
The special marks the third time nominations for the annual GRAMMY Awards will be announced live on primetime television. Last year's airing of the nominations special reached more than 7 million viewers and led to double-digit percentage increases in all key demos for the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast earlier this year, delivering the show's best ratings in all key measures since 2004 and the biggest year-over-year increase in more than 20 years.
The road to Music's Biggest Night begins with "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!" and culminates with the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards, live from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, 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 and Facebook.
"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 is producer.