“The GRAMMY® Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night®” is set to take place at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVEand will air live on the CBS Television Network on Friday, Dec. 6, at 10 p.m. ET/PT, setting the stage for the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards. The one-hour special will officially kick off GRAMMY season by revealing nominations in several categories while featuring performances by past GRAMMY winners and/or nominees. For updates and breaking news, please visit The Recording Academy®’s social networks on Twitter and Facebook.
This concert special marks the sixth time nominations for the annual GRAMMY Awards will be announced live on primetime television. Last year’s airing of the nominations special helped lead to stellar ratings for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, which garnered 28.37 million viewers — the second-largest audience for the awards broadcast since 1993. The telecast also nearly doubled its social media conversation from the previous year, generating 24.8 million comments (based on research compiled by Bluefin, PeopleBrowsr and Mass Relevance).
Details regarding ticket sales, presenters and performers for “The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!” will be announced in the coming weeks.
CBS says Neil Patrick Harris is hosting the Emmys again.
It’s the second go-around for the TV, film and stage star. He last did the honors at the “Prime Time Emmy Awards” in 2009.
CBS will air the Emmycast live from Los Angeles on Sept. 22.
But for viewers who just can’t wait to see Harris in emcee mode, he’ll preside over “The 67th Annual Tony Awards” on CBS on June 9. It’sHarris’ fourth time hosting that show, which salutes the best of Broadway.
Harris currently stars on the hit CBS sitcom “How I Met Your Mother.”