61st Annual Grammy Awards Set For Feb. 10

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards will take place Feb. 10, 2019 at Los Angeles’ STAPLES Center, the Recording Academy has announced. Nominations for the 61st Annual Grammy Awards will be announced in all 84 categories on Wednesday, Dec. 5, and will honor the best in recordings released between Oct. 1, 2017 and Sept. 30, 2018.

“We are delighted to host the world’s premier music event back in our hometown and look forward to celebrating the remarkable musical contributions made by songwriters, producers, engineers, mixers, and recording artists,” said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the Recording Academy. “As always, Grammy season will kick off with a series of events that showcase various genres of music, educational programs, and our charitable initiatives. We look forward to working with our Los Angeles partners to produce some remarkable and unforgettable events.”

The award show will broadcast live on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Key dates and deadlines for the 61st Grammy Awards process and Grammy Week events:
Monday, July 2, 2018
Online Entry Process Opens

Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018
Online Entry Process Closes

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018
First-Round of Voting Opens

Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018
First-Round of Voting Closes

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018
Nominees Announced for 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards

Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018
Final-Round of Voting Opens

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019
Final-Round of Voting Closes

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019
Producers & Engineers Wing GRAMMY Week celebration

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019
GRAMMY Nominees Reception
Clive Davis’ and the Recording Academy’s Pre-GRAMMY Gala

Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019
GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony
61st Annual GRAMMY Awards
GRAMMY Celebration®


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