Ariana Grande, Maroon 5, More To Perform On GRAMMY Holiday Special

"A Very GRAMMY Christmas" to also feature performances by Tim McGraw and Pharrell Williams; one-hour special to air Dec. 5 on CBS
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    Ariana Grande
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    Maroon 5
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    Pharrell Williams
  • Photo: Dan MacMedan/
    Tim McGraw
October 24, 2014 -- 6:30 am PDT

"A Very GRAMMY Christmas," a new one-hour entertainment special, will feature performances by singer/songwriter Ariana Grande, three-time GRAMMY-winning group Maroon 5, three-time GRAMMY winner Tim McGraw, and seven-time GRAMMY winner Pharrell Williams. Scheduled to air Dec. 5 at 9–10 p.m. ET/PT in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on CBS, the special will include performances of holiday songs and current pop hits, as well as artists sharing their favorite holiday memories and what a GRAMMY nomination means to them. Additional performers will be announced shortly.

In addition to performances, the nominations for the Album Of The Year category for the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be announced during the "A Very GRAMMY Christmas" broadcast. All other nominations (82 of 83 categories) will be revealed the morning of Dec. 5. Further details regarding the unveiling of 57th Annual GRAMMY nominations will be announced shortly.

"A Very GRAMMY Christmas" will tape on Nov. 18 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Tickets for the general public are on sale now at 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.

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