Two-time GRAMMY winner LL COOL J returns to host the one-hour special, The GRAMMY® Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music's Biggest Night® which takes place at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on Friday, Dec. 6th, 2013. The show, which will announce nominations in several categories as well as feature performances by past GRAMMY winners and/or nominees, will be broadcast on the CBS Television Network from 10 – 11 p.m. ET/PT.
Announced performers include seven-time GRAMMY winner Taylor Swift, members of six-time GRAMMY-winning group Earth, Wind & Fire, four-time GRAMMY winner Keith Urban, three-time GRAMMY winner T.I., GRAMMY winner Miguel, singer/songwriter Katy Perry, Lorde, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Robin Thicke. Actor/comedian/talk show host Arsenio Hall, GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY winner Enrique Iglesias, and singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran have been added as presenters.
This concert special marks the sixth time nominations for the annual GRAMMY Awards® will be announced live on primetime television. LL COOL J has hosted The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music's Biggest Night since its inception in December 2008, and also hosted the annual GRAMMY Awards telecast for the second time earlier this year.
The road to Music's Biggest Night begins with The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! and culminates with the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards, live from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, and broadcast on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
Tune in to cheer on your favorite artists and see if any of the nominees have Chicago ties.