Keith Urban has been announced as one of the first performers taking place in "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music's Biggest Night." CBS Los Angeles made the announcement on Oct. 10, 2013 that Urban, Robin Thicke, Drake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will all be hitting the stage during the one hour special that will be hosted once again by LL Cool J on Dec. 6, 2013.
"The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music's Biggest Night" happens live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles and will be broadcast on CBS starting at 10:00 p.m. EST with additional presenters and performers being added to the show. The concert will include nomination announcements in multiple categories and guests at the show will be treated to an additional concert performance by Robin Thicke after the live televised portion of the show is over.
LL Cool J has hosted the special since it began airing including last year’s special with Taylor Swift joining him as his co-host for the event. This is the sixth year the concert special will be taking place. Tickets can be purchased by the general public for the "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music's Biggest Night" beginning Oct. 17, 2013.