Swift To Co-Host Grammy Noms Concert

Taylor Swift will co-host The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night® with LL Cool J on Wed., Dec. 5 in Nashville. Swift, who has earned six Grammys, co-hosted the first nominations special with LL in 2008.

Luke Bryan has been added to the show’s lineup, joining previously announced Maroon 5, with others to be revealed as the date approaches. The event, taking place at the Bridgestone Arena for the first time, will include performances and announce nominations in several Grammy categories.

Following the CBS telecast from 10 – 11 p.m. ET/PT (9 p.m. CT), concert attendees will experience a one-hour exclusive concert by one of the evening’s performers. (Artist to be announced shortly.) Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com.

This special marks the fifth time nominations will be announced live on primetime television. Last year’s nominations special helped lead to increased ratings for the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards, which attracted 39.9 million viewers, the largest audience since 1984 and the second largest in history.

The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, will air live on CBS from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013.

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