“GRAMMY® RED CARPET LIVE,” HOSTED BY KEVIN FRAZIER AND NANCY O’DELL, TO BE BROADCAST SUNDAY, FEB. 12 ON CBS
Special Will Give Viewers Exclusive Red Carpet Coverage Before Music’s Biggest Night®
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Jan. 19, 2017) — The Recording Academy® and CBS announced today that, for the second year in a row, CBS will air a live red carpet show prior to the GRAMMY Awards® broadcast. “GRAMMY® Red Carpet Live,” a special hosted by Kevin Frazier and Nancy O’Dell, will give viewers an insiders’ view of all the pre-show excitement, and highlight the fashion and glamour of this year’s GRAMMY nominees, presenters, and performers. The star-studded affair will begin Sunday, Feb. 12 at 7:30 pm ET/4:30 pm PT on the CBS Television Network.
Frazier and O’Dell serve as co-hosts of “Entertainment Tonight,” the No. 1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world.
The 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Sunday, Feb. 12 (5pm/8pm, live PT/ET) on the CBS Television Network. James Corden, the Emmy- and Tony Award-winning multifaceted host of CBS’ “The Late Late Show With James Corden,” will host, marking his first year as master of ceremonies. Preceding the 30-minute “GRAMMY Red Carpet Live” special, “60 Minutes” will air a special 30-minute edition (4– 4:30 pm PT / 7– 7:30 pm ET).
Previously announced GRAMMY performers include John Legend, Metallica, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban. Additional performers will be announced soon.
“GRAMMY Red Carpet Live” is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures. Rac Clark is the executive producer and Ron Basile is the producer.
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Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers and recording professionals dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Recording Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @RecordingAcad on Twitter, “like” Recording Academy/GRAMMYs on Facebook, and join The Recording Academy’s social communities on Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, and YouTube.
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