Grammy Nominations Add to Tonight’s Lineup

The lineup for tonight’s (12/5) The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night continues to grow, including Little Big Town, Chris Young, Sheryl Crow, The Lumineers and Janelle Monáe.

The one-hour show — which announces Grammy nominations in several categories — will additionally feature Hunter Hayes, The Band Perry, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, The Who, FUN., Maroon 5 and Ne-Yo. The Who, The Band Perry and Dierks Bentley will perform together in a special tribute to Johnny Cash. Immediately following the televised segment, Maroon 5 is set to perform an exclusive concert for attendees.

Taylor Swift will co-host the one-hour concert special alongside LL COOL J, who is also a show producer. Swift co-hosted the first Grammy nominations special with the rapper in December 2008.

For the first time, the show will air from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, live on CBS at 9 p.m. CT. Tickets are still available online. Fans can view live backstage coverage of the evening on the web or on the Grammy Mobile App.

Capitol Records will release the 2013 GRAMMY Nominees album. The music from this year’s nominated artists and songs will be available Jan. 22, 2013 with a portion of album proceeds benefiting the Grammy Foundation and MusiCares Foundation.

The 55th Annual GRAMMY Award Show will be held in Los Angeles on Feb. 10, 2013.

Read MusicRow’s exclusive interview with President/CEO of The Recording Academy, Neil Portnow, about tonight’s show.


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