Tuesday, October 25, 2011
LL Cool J to host Grammy nomination concert
JASON ALDEAN AND LADY GAGA TO PERFORM ON "THE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC'S BIGGEST NIGHT®" WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30 ON CBS
Two-time GRAMMY® Award Winner LL COOL J Set to Host One-Hour Live Event
One-Hour Entertainment Special Will Feature Nominations for the 54th ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS® From the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles
Country artist Jason Aldean and five-time GRAMMY® Award winner Lady Gaga are the first performers announced for THE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! — COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC'S BIGGEST NIGHT.® Two-time GRAMMY® Award winner LL COOL J will again host. The special will broadcast live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Nov. 30 (10:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. LL COOL J, who currently stars on “NCIS: LOS ANGELES,” has hosted the past three years.
The show will announce nominations in several categories as well as feature performances by past GRAMMY® winners and/or nominees. This marks the fourth consecutive year that nominations for the annual GRAMMY® Awards will be announced live on primetime television, setting the stage for the annual GRAMMY® Awards telecast.
The road to Music's Biggest Night begins with THE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! and culminates with THE 54th ANNUAL GRAMMY® AWARDS at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles live on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.
Tickets for THE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! — COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC'S BIGGEST NIGHT® go on sale on Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, and are available online at www.nokiatheatrelalive.com and via Ticketmaster charge-by-phone lines at 800.745.3000. For discounts on groups of 10 or more and for more information on VIP packages, visit www.aegtickets.com or call 877-234-8425.
THE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! — COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC'S BIGGEST NIGHT® is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC. Ken Ehrlich is the executive producer. LL COOL J is a producer.
source: official CBS press release